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So, back in the good old Bones IV days I backed for two packs of Nagendra. For anyone not familiar with the Yuan-Ti snake people from D&D: Yuan-Ti are a society of people with different levels of snaky-ness. The highest ranking ones have the most snake features. One kind of Yuan-Ti (the abominations) are rather well represented with the Nagendra from Bones IV, but for my 2nd set I'd like to split each Nagendra and glue them to a human torso or human legs. 

The good news is, they come pre-split at the waist and I didn't glue them together yet. Bad news, they seem a bit thicker than usual humanoids, so this might limit conversion options.


Has anyone here tried a similar conversion or has some hints on where to start looking? I'd prefer plastic and I can't do resin prints, so files are sadly out.

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I always forget to answer in this thread, I'm sorry. Firstly, thank all of you for your suggestions. 


The Wargames Atlantic Aztecs (and Conquistadors) are tooled and are looking good, but are also quite heavily animal-themed (which comes with the territory I guess). 


Those Lucid Eye Publications Maxzans are really good looking, but sadly metal (which I don't want for this project because of price and the added difficulty with chopping them apart).

On 11/4/2021 at 2:48 PM, BlazingTornado said:

Steamforged has this Epic Encounters range of plastic minis and their Chambers of the Serpentfolk set has both bipedal and snake-tailed serpentfolk, all with incredibly prominent Aztec aesthetics.

 Got that newsletter, they are really cool. I mostly want to do the conversion bc I already own the Bones snakes and want to get some of my grey plastic into useful plastic ^^


On 12/26/2021 at 10:52 PM, PaganMegan said:

If you have a 3D printer, there are some good STL options too.

Sadly, no resin printer in our immediate future. And the plastic prints are just not detailed enough to hold their own vs my other miniatures/the second halves of their conversion. But yes, there is a lot of great files out there for this theme!


I got a bit sidetracked due to Christmas and Advent Calendar stress and will hopefully be able to do some tests in my winter holidays. Some lightly-clothed barbarians from Bones Coresets that had no chance to ever make it onto the table on their own will probably be chopped, maybe the snake half is enough to carry the aesthetic. 

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On 10/31/2021 at 10:25 AM, Nunae said:

Those seem lovely, but they are metal, right? 

Apparently Wargames Atlantic has some plastic Conquistadores and Aztecs in the pipeline, but no idea about their quality or release schedule. 


These have just been put up for preorder on their site. I haven't bought any WA miniatures but I haven't heard anything at all about them being bad value for the money.

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