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Project delayed. Date TBA : http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/61593-reaper-miniatures-bones-3/

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@KK: I just used superglue, and it worked fine. That said, all I've done is a few weapon swaps.

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I guess I'll have to make due with the delay. More time to hoard my pennies and attempt to ignore all the pledge managers that will likely open up between now and when this launches.

I also hadn't noticed this photo before.

Baby Khanjira possibly? Also baby dragon turtles and torture equipment?


Spoilered due to size.

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And some nice frost giants too.

Darn it, I don't need a torture chamber, I need modern/sci fi crates and barrels.

 
   
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I can feel my wallet curling into the foetal position and crying.

 Tamereth wrote:
Also wish Reaper would sort out a UK distributer, as there just isn't a good way to get hold of them over here.
Bioptic wrote:
3) It is almost impossible to buy them retail in the UK, and where you can, it's essentially a £=$ scenario, making them actually more expensive than equivalent metals in many cases.
Fella, Spirit Games in Burton offers a whole host of them for very reasonable retail, and what they don't have, they can get in very easily. Unfortunately their website is a heinous eyesore, but it's well worth visiting in person, and the shop staff are some of the nicest around.

There's also Miniature Heroes that I will abstain from voicing opinion about, who can and will import anything you're after that they don't already have as part of your order.


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I skipped the 1st Bones KS, but I was watching the countdown when the 2nd one went live and was able to grab one of the Early Bird pledges within the first hour of it going live. Having watched it all play out day by day, I can only hope that this 3rd KS changes a few things. For starters, the add-on expansions were not very popular with me because the 3 or 4 models that I wanted didn't merit me adding $50 for them. Like so many others, I'd like to see more terrain, sculpted bases, paint sets, etc from the next one. Sure, I have a ton of minis from Bones II that I'll never use, but I give away one or two a week to kids of friends. That's what Bones are for, right?
   
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More terrain, more line troopers, that's my vote.

For me, I'd love a hoard of cops, SWAT, terrorists, insurgents, soldiers and rioters.

I'm sure for others a hoard of orcs, zombies, whatever would be more useful than more character models, esp if they're already out in metal.

 
   
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I honestly just want more bones terrain and huge figures.

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Monsters, Mooks and sci fi stuff for me. I would love to see more basic troops for a variety of fantasy societies and races.

Anyone know when CAV is coming out to retail?

   
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Isnt kickstarter meant to kickstart projects and companies? Not everytime you want to expand you ask for more money?

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got plenty of sci-fi from infinity, sedition wars, 40k etc, star wars..., but agree that terrain and big pieces are particularly desireable


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I don't want terrain or big ass monsters. I just want more western minis.

And a whole bunch of fantasy ones.

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 hotsauceman1 wrote:
Isnt kickstarter meant to kickstart projects and companies? Not everytime you want to expand you ask for more money?


They're giving us what we want...probably. And I am still buying more Bones from 1 and 2. Clearly they need to expand faster than traditional fund building would allow.

   
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 hotsauceman1 wrote:
Isnt kickstarter meant to kickstart projects and companies? Not everytime you want to expand you ask for more money?


Not really it's more a system for preordering and for manufacturers to cut out retailers. Instead of selling my product to a retailer for 20$ which in turn sells it to a customer for 40$ I can sell it on a kickstarter directly to the customer for 30 and make more money.
   
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 spiralingcadaver wrote:
got plenty of sci-fi from infinity, sedition wars, 40k etc, star wars..., but agree that terrain and big pieces are particularly desireable


Those are metal, restic or gouging. Bones gives us some nice sturdy options at a great price.

   
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 hotsauceman1 wrote:
Isnt kickstarter meant to kickstart projects and companies? Not everytime you want to expand you ask for more money?


Why would you ever want to fund a new company or project? In between the 'KS isn't a preorder so you're not obliged to receive anything' schtick or the 'delays are normal' excuse, it seems it's best to just stick to kickstarters from established companies.

But seriously, KS is for whatever KS can get money from

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Kill seven minutes with Reaper's 2012 opinion of the conventional retail-distributor system.


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Damn, from the still I thought he might have been doing the video whilst impersonating Brando.
   
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It is always interesting to hear Pugh's opinions on the industry - he is amazingly clear and relatively unbiased in his explanations.

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Interesting video. I'd like to see an updated video with his thoughts on how the Bones have affected their buissiness model.

   
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I don't know the mini industry inside and out, but that struck me as a very good description of general manufacturer->distributor-> retailer supply chains. The man seems to know his stuff! If I ever get back to teaching in a business school I will have to use that video.


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Well they're still here long after Ral Partha, Grenedier, Heartbreaker, Target and who knows who else are gone.

Thy're either really skillful or really lucky.

 
   
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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
Well they're still here long after Ral Partha, Grenedier, Heartbreaker, Target and who knows who else are gone.

Thy're either really skillful or really lucky.


I've had the pleasure of meeting a lot of the Reaper folks and conventions and at their HQ near Dallas. Very nice people.

They gave a great tour of their facility, showed us how they make pewter minis, and let us use their play area for a HackMaster tournament. I spent WAY too much on miniatures that trip!

That said, I have to skip Bones III. It was a hard decision to make, but I have too much unpainted gak, and I don't get to play games nearly as much as I used to with my new job, wife, and what not.

Oh, well.

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Yea, I have met a fair few of the Reaper staff at random conventions, and they were all really pleasant folks. I still have an empty medal box with a note saying 'I owe you one silver medal" from a painting competition at Cold Wars 4-5 years back. It was so funny I never bothered to actually call them up and ask


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What do you guys use to prime your bones? I went all out on KS1 and then promptly ebayed them all.. No matter what I tried I could not get paint to stick to them. Deep cleaned them and all. Primer always felt tacky, I let one dry for a week and it still wouldnt hold primer. All the same stuff I use on GW models just fine. I'd love to give them a 2nd chance for the larger stuff but they just suck to much to work with.
   
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I've only painted a few, but I sprayed them with my normal black primer. They were tacky, as you say, so I hand painted a thin coat (50/50 water) of reaper black. No problem.

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I just paint direct (don't thin your paint for the first layer), or brush paint on an acrylic primer

In theory you don't need to wash them but I always do anyway

the PVC does react badly to the solvents in some spray primers (or most sprays if you're heavy handed) giving you a tacky finish that just won't dry

so if you have to spray prime use an airbrush and acrylic primer

 
   
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Primer is for people who care about what they paint.

I do it just like I did in the olden days- slap paint on directly and pray to the dark gods that it doesn't chip off or anything.

I have yet to see a Bones figure chip. Of course, I usually spray them with some sort of sealer which probably helps, but we tried some stress tests with the ones we've got- standing on them, hurling them at the walls, fun scientific stuff like that...

I hope for some generic modern figures that can be all bunched up- packs of cops, civilians, ninjas, stuff like that. Things that can find a use among many different games.

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Cops, please!

   
 
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