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Wow are those generic.


That's the entire point.

I'm both really looking forward to this and dreading it, since I bought Fantasy1 as an addon for Fantasy2 and the rulebook. Gonna need to move to a bigger house I think.

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Renders are all looking great to me.

I had FS1 delivered a couple of weeks ago and an really happy with it, around 4kg of minis, the Dragon is huge.

Price point was cheaper than the material cost of resin prints (possibly similar with careful print hollowing).

The simpler generic sculpt designs are making them really easy to paint too - I'm doing them in batches of 5, contrast and quick highlight takes about 90 minutes per batch.

With the heroes, they'll get done when I need them for a game, 20 of them are getting nicer paintjobs for use as frostgrave warbands.

Material used is good stuff, details sharp, quite hard, not much in the way of bent/misshapen parts.

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 Wha-Mu-077 wrote:
Wow are those generic.


Wonderfully so. I love it. They will fit so well in so many settings.

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 Grumpy Gnome wrote:
 Wha-Mu-077 wrote:
Wow are those generic.


Wonderfully so. I love it. They will fit so well in so many settings.

Exactly. Although I personally have no interest in PVC minis (HIPs only for me) I can see why these shown would be appealing to so many people. Majority of games would be great with any of them, especially solo/co-op ones that are often setting/mini agnostic.
   
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So generic that this is the first time I passed up a good deal on a crate of minis. Might be good if you're just starting out I guess.

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 lord_blackfang wrote:
So generic that this is the first time I passed up a good deal on a crate of minis. Might be good if you're just starting out I guess.


Yep! And there have been (at least) two other staple generic fantasy miniatures KS lately, by Next Level Miniatures and Juergorama. Plus, Archon has some sort of miniatures with its terrain KS. The more entry points into the hobby, the better, since some new backers today of these bulk miniatures will later move on towards the smaller niche miniature lines. Keep expanding the hobby!

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* White-primed miniature lightly pre-inked in a dark shade.
* 1 drop acrylic ink in a small pot of paint (eg. children's craft paint). Do not mix.
* Dip the brush in the ink. As you paint, you can dip into the paint to make the layer more opaque. 
   
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Could some nice KS backer ask the creators what is the maximum number of the enemies you could face in various scenarios? I assume it is 5 (because the demo, and that their minis come in packs of 5) but would like to be sure.
   
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 Shadow Walker wrote:
Could some nice KS backer ask the creators what is the maximum number of the enemies you could face in various scenarios? I assume it is 5 (because the demo, and that their minis come in packs of 5) but would like to be sure.


Okay, now I'm curious...

I checked the demo, and the demo scenario first tells you how many Adversaries you have. Adversaries start in Play and in the Reserve Pool. During the player's turn, roll 1d6 for each Minion in the Reserve Pool and check the die result against its Spawn value. If the die roll matches or exceeds this value, the Minion returns to play. That's the gist and an adventure can have additional monsters and rules.

So the maximum value is specified by the scenario (eg. against two Heroes, 3 Skeleton Warriors start in play, and 1 Banshee is in Reserve). Only if the adventure somehow calls for more miniatures than you have, then you run out of miniatures. Of course, we expect BLG to make sure their adventures (including randomly generated ones) call for no more miniatures than in their FS miniature sets!

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* 1 drop matte medium
* 1 drop flow-aid water mixture (1:20)
* 1 drop acrylic ink

My own:
* White-primed miniature lightly pre-inked in a dark shade.
* 1 drop acrylic ink in a small pot of paint (eg. children's craft paint). Do not mix.
* Dip the brush in the ink. As you paint, you can dip into the paint to make the layer more opaque. 
   
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 ced1106 wrote:
 Shadow Walker wrote:
Could some nice KS backer ask the creators what is the maximum number of the enemies you could face in various scenarios? I assume it is 5 (because the demo, and that their minis come in packs of 5) but would like to be sure.


Okay, now I'm curious...

I checked the demo, and the demo scenario first tells you how many Adversaries you have. Adversaries start in Play and in the Reserve Pool. During the player's turn, roll 1d6 for each Minion in the Reserve Pool and check the die result against its Spawn value. If the die roll matches or exceeds this value, the Minion returns to play. That's the gist and an adventure can have additional monsters and rules.

So the maximum value is specified by the scenario (eg. against two Heroes, 3 Skeleton Warriors start in play, and 1 Banshee is in Reserve). Only if the adventure somehow calls for more miniatures than you have, then you run out of miniatures. Of course, we expect BLG to make sure their adventures (including randomly generated ones) call for no more miniatures than in their FS miniature sets!

Yeah, the enemies numbers change depending on number of heroes, and the spawning mechanism reuses them so it is very probable that the starting number (depending of number of heroes) will not increase. Still it is a demo, and I would like to be sure that I have the minis needed for the maximum cap of enemies, be it 5 or whatever. I ask also because in the pages of the book posted by me on the previous page, it is mentioned that the civilians number (unless otherwise instructed by the scenario) is d6 + 1, so it could be 7, which changes the supposed max 5 cap.
   
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There's quite a few civilian minis in there, FS1 has bartender, street vendor and constable in addition to the extra stuff in FS2.

I think they broadly have the races down and each KS adds more variants, like how FS2 added lots of archers and boss miniatures.

So, certain games might end up with 15 kobolds (3 different types) and a boss kobold, for example.
   
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The hat on the Dwarf Bard does not look quite right. It looks like it is sitting “perched” on top of his head rather than being actually worn on his head. Like a plastic kitbash done in a rush.

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 Grumpy Gnome wrote:
The hat on the Dwarf Bard does not look quite right. It looks like it is sitting “perched” on top of his head rather than being actually worn on his head. Like a plastic kitbash done in a rush.

And his drum should be inversely.
   
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 Shadow Walker wrote:
 Grumpy Gnome wrote:
The hat on the Dwarf Bard does not look quite right. It looks like it is sitting “perched” on top of his head rather than being actually worn on his head. Like a plastic kitbash done in a rush.

And his drum should be inversely.



Clearly, it's a mini of an absolutely hammered Dwarf Bard at a party.

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 Wha-Mu-077 wrote:
 Shadow Walker wrote:
 Grumpy Gnome wrote:
The hat on the Dwarf Bard does not look quite right. It looks like it is sitting “perched” on top of his head rather than being actually worn on his head. Like a plastic kitbash done in a rush.

And his drum should be inversely.



Clearly, it's a mini of an absolutely hammered Dwarf Bard at a party.


Good call mate!

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Some new renders:
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So I just bought two singles from FS1, a boar and a shambling mound, and boy am I glad it was only the two, they're about half the size I expected. Especially the boar is about the size of a terrier.

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 lord_blackfang wrote:
So I just bought two singles from FS1, a boar and a shambling mound, and boy am I glad it was only the two, they're about half the size I expected. Especially the boar is about the size of a terrier.


What was the quality like? How crisp are the details?
   
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 NH Gunsmith wrote:
 lord_blackfang wrote:
So I just bought two singles from FS1, a boar and a shambling mound, and boy am I glad it was only the two, they're about half the size I expected. Especially the boar is about the size of a terrier.


What was the quality like? How crisp are the details?


Mine (I got the whole series from the Kickstarter) were really nice, with good detail. The most annoying thing was getting them off their bases because they were seriously attached in some cases.

   
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 Dolnikan wrote:
 NH Gunsmith wrote:
 lord_blackfang wrote:
So I just bought two singles from FS1, a boar and a shambling mound, and boy am I glad it was only the two, they're about half the size I expected. Especially the boar is about the size of a terrier.


What was the quality like? How crisp are the details?


Mine (I got the whole series from the Kickstarter) were really nice, with good detail. The most annoying thing was getting them off their bases because they were seriously attached in some cases.


I have found them on par with the CMON Zombicide miniatures, not bad but not amazing. Certainly better than a lot of boardgame pieces turned wargaming miniatures. Some annoying mold lines. I did not try removing them from their bases, so can not comment on that but that sounds about right.

Kitbashed conversion of various multi-part sets on the left and Blacklist Fantasy 1 bandit on the right. You can see that awkward mold line that defied all my attempts to remove it.
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Some painted minis from Fantasy series 1 http://grahamsgaming.blogspot.com/2022/01/some-more-fantasy-painting.html
   
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Renders, cards etc.
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Pages of the book, some minis.
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> Kitbashed conversion of various multi-part sets on the left and Blacklist Fantasy 1 bandit on the right. You can see that awkward mold line that defied all my attempts to remove it.

Great paintjob!

For mold lines, try Vallejo plastic putty. Spread over the mold line, wait to cure, then file down the recesses with a jeweler's file. For the gap join in the multipiece miniature's arm, fill in with plastic putty. Haven't tried Liquid Green Stuff, but comments about it aren't that positive and LGS is more expensive.

Speculation! The overseas investor's also paying for the Horror miniatures shipment. Of course, with the Russian war, cargo ship costs are going up AGAIN. At least FS1 is in the QML warehouse, not the ships.

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NotifyGrout's Goobertown Hobbies DIY Contrast mix:
* 1 drop matte medium
* 1 drop flow-aid water mixture (1:20)
* 1 drop acrylic ink

My own:
* White-primed miniature lightly pre-inked in a dark shade.
* 1 drop acrylic ink in a small pot of paint (eg. children's craft paint). Do not mix.
* Dip the brush in the ink. As you paint, you can dip into the paint to make the layer more opaque. 
   
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 ced1106 wrote:
> Kitbashed conversion of various multi-part sets on the left and Blacklist Fantasy 1 bandit on the right. You can see that awkward mold line that defied all my attempts to remove it.

Great paintjob!

For mold lines, try Vallejo plastic putty. Spread over the mold line, wait to cure, then file down the recesses with a jeweler's file. For the gap join in the multipiece miniature's arm, fill in with plastic putty. Haven't tried Liquid Green Stuff, but comments about it aren't that positive and LGS is more expensive.

Speculation! The overseas investor's also paying for the Horror miniatures shipment. Of course, with the Russian war, cargo ship costs are going up AGAIN. At least FS1 is in the QML warehouse, not the ships.


Thanks! I appreciate the tips. I was a bit lazy with the join gap on the multipart piece as I was rushing to get things on the table for our scheduled Frostgrave game with some visiting guests. That said, such gaps do not bother me as much as mold lines for some reason.


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Has there been any word on whether rulebook-only pledges will ship when ready, or if they'll be chained to the miniature production timeline? Given the delays they're still having with FS1, this is becoming a big concern for me.
   
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Book: ''Graphical Design/Layout: COMPLETE. The Lasting Tales book is officially laid out in its entirety, all 264 pages of it! Same with all accessories. We’re going over a final review of it all internally, and then we will begin the process of hosting the PDF of the core book online so that we can send everyone who pledged for it a copy. We hope to have it ready to send to eligible backers’ emails within 2 weeks, so we’ll post an update when it’s ready so you can check your inboxes.'' That means that we can soon expect more info about the rules etc. from the backers who pledged for the book. Also some renders:
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First video about the just released to backers PDF

   
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I'm finally trying out the free demo rules and I wish there was more handholding. I have unlearn rules from other miniature skirmish games and do the usual page-flipping to look up terminology.

LT won't change your mind if you have a favorite miniatures skirmish game, or only play one-shot games. LT has extensive support for levelling up your character through a campaign or several scenarios, including "between adventure" events. Coop is mostly simple AI rules and monsters coming back into play as a game timer, so you could always use a gamemaster. Rangers of Shadowdeep is the closest to LT. I'd pick LT over Rangers for the campaign support and because you choose your enemies for a scenario, rather than the scenario calling for specific miniatures and the expectation that you play the scenarios in a certain order (in other words, the owner playing the first scenario again and again...).

BTW, If you have the TerraTiles game tiles, they work great to generate a random board. TerraTiles will have a Gamefound project soon.

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NotifyGrout's Goobertown Hobbies DIY Contrast mix:
* 1 drop matte medium
* 1 drop flow-aid water mixture (1:20)
* 1 drop acrylic ink

My own:
* White-primed miniature lightly pre-inked in a dark shade.
* 1 drop acrylic ink in a small pot of paint (eg. children's craft paint). Do not mix.
* Dip the brush in the ink. As you paint, you can dip into the paint to make the layer more opaque. 
   
 
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