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First bone... uh, Reaper Bones miniature

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This is my filthy first.

 

I finally gave in and purchased one of the Bones figures. It is the otyugh-ish filth beast by Bob Ridolfi.

 

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It is a big change from the metal minis I usually purchase. The material is way bendy, almost like a green Gumby toy.

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The coolest thing is the way it is baka yoke, and all the pieces are "keyed" to a hole. I would have to try really hard to mess up the assembly on this one!

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The weird stuff is the bendiness. And the mold lines. It is kinda difficult to figure out what are mold lines, and what is an intentional part of the sculpture design. Kudos to B. Ridolfi for doing such an excellent job on using/hiding the mold lines (that is a difficult thing to do).

The plastic on this figure is nothing like my Games Workshop figures, or the other TSR plastic minis in the collection. Those are all made of a hard plastic...

 

This will be an interesting project. I hope I don't mess it up, but if I do, the store had a couple more copies of the filth beast... (minis...*drool*)

 

This is what it should look like.

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It kinda looks like a cross between an otyugh and a cave fisher...

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The smaller scale and tiny figures are the most challenging to paint well.

 

And there is always the question of "Why in the #€££! did I spend so much time on this figure when you need an electron microscope to even enjoy the paint job!"

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I am hoping my bones figures will procreate like rabbits.

 

...but, what would be the offspring of 2 bones dwarves and one bones filth beast?

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I think my first painted Bones were several of the Tre Manor orcs in similar colour schemes. Either those or it the Bones rats, in grey, brown, black, and white schemes.

 

They were probably the first minis I painted in over 15 years.

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My first Bones I painted was the Gnoll Warrior 77012, at least according to the forums, in early 2013, while we were still waiting on Bones 1.

 

Bones reproducing would explain why my unpainted Bones storage seems fuller every time I open it.....

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I can pretty much say with certainty my first Bones mini was the orc used in the learn to paint kits. If not him, it was a skeleton, but I can't remember which one they have you do first... 

 

I now have a... Reasonably sized stash of them, but nowhere near the size a lot of other forum members have... 

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22 minutes ago, Otyugh said:

I am hoping my bones figures will procreate like rabbits.

 

...but, what would be the offspring of 2 bones dwarves and one bones filth beast?

 

About 20 Bones Minis

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7 minutes ago, WhiteWulfe said:

I can pretty much say with certainty my first Bones mini was the orc used in the learn to paint kits. If not him, it was a skeleton, but I can't remember which one they have you do first... 

 

I now have a... Reasonably sized stash of them, but nowhere near the size a lot of other forum members have... 

So, that means you have 20...::D:

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Just now, Otyugh said:

So, that means you have 20...::D:

Oh, probably. Especially if we factor in the CAV III minis. There's "a few" of those too...

 

 Next year it's going to mainly be dragons though, assuming I can get a few things rolling after I take care of these last few things the most recent twist work threw into the works... Two of pretty much every dragon in the Kickstarter... 

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5 minutes ago, WhiteWulfe said:

Next year it's going to mainly be dragons though, assuming I can get a few things rolling after I take care of these last few things the most recent twist work threw into the works... Two of pretty much every dragon in the Kickstarter... 

Time to get some more storage boxes...

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2 minutes ago, Otyugh said:

Time to get some more storage boxes...

I already have three more bookshelves and two wall shelves planned for one particular wall, then probably more shelves on a different wall in the living room, and then for the bedroom?  You guessed it.  A good amount of shelves!

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