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I just got into mini painting about nine months ago, and since then I have thoroughly enjoyed it. So much more than I ever thought I would. During the summer I came across a couple of images of a fire giant that made me really want to see it at my own table. It was these two images that solidified my love for this hobby.  It was there that I was introduced to Reaper Mini, I promptly submitted an order for two of these bodyguards(and about ten others) and I have not looked back.  

 

Over the last 5 months I have ordered about $300 of minis. It is becoming a costly addiction that I can't say no to. In all that time only one mini had problems, and after one short email, I had a replacement on its way. And then for today, my wife got me my biggest order yet, and it came with a bag of paints. A literal bag of paints, all of which I didn't have any of the colours. So for the quick response to my problems, the amazing looking models, and of course all the freebies, I just want to say, "Thank you Reaper Mini!".

 

I just wish I had learned about this Kickstarter thing before it stopped taking orders, I want that new fire giant!

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Welcome to the hobby!  Reaper is a great company, full of fantastic people.  Stick around, make yourself at home.  There is also an official Reaper discord with some other cool stuff to check out  https://discord.gg/WBRRcMSG , and a Twitch channel with lots of great shows (presently on a bit of a holiday break, but back again soon) https://www.twitch.tv/reaperminiatures  and a Youtube channel if you'd like to check that out, too:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO1X1UCs83zKxMQyn9TanOg .  There's always something fresh and new happening in the community, and lots of new friends to meet!  There's also a Virtual Expo coming up March 5-7, 2021 that will be running via discord, more information here: https://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/forum/78-reaper-virtual-expo/ .  This will be our second one of these, we did a Virtual Reapercon earlier this year that was a solid hit - so if you can make it to the Virtual Expo I'm sure you will have lots of fun!

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Welcome to the hobby!

And welcome to the forums! Thee are lots of friendly and talented people here, so don't be afraid to ask questions. ::):

 

Also, you did a very nice job of painting up that fire giant; good work!:winkthumbs:

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Welcome!

 

If you can't get in to the Bones 5 Kickstarter, no worries; as the Bones 6 Kickstarter is coming soon, and the safe bet is it will be starting as early as this Autumn!  So keep your eyes and ears peeled!  There will be a whole raft of new exciting  and must-have stuff to pledge for!

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