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Midweek Snippets

A cold wind is blowing here in Atlanta. Yes, I know many of you are much colder than we are here, but it was also almost 70F out yesterday. Today it'll be closer to 45F. Definitely glad that, earlier this week, I got out my extra blankets that were buried in my closet. So those'll be nice. What'll also be nice is snacking on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: The 12 Days of Reaper Is Now Live, Puppets War Head Sale Happening Now, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm November Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, RBJ Game Company Running S.T.A.R. Troopers 3 Kickstarter, Khurasan releases more 15mm Kushans/Indians, and BoxThrone Modular Board Game Shelving System Up On Kickstarter.


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ReaperCon Coming This Month

Well, this week we have Essen Spiel. I know I can't make it out to Germany for the event. It's a bit further than my driving distance allows. Considering the demographics of the website, I'm sure most of you reading this also think that Germany's a bit out of "road-tripping range." However, Texas not so much. So if you can't make it to Essen, maybe you can make it to Lewisville.

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Conan: Rise of Monsters Teams with Reaper Miniatures, Cancels Kickstarter

Pulposaurus Entertainment has been running their Conan: Rise of Monsters Kickstarter campaign for a little bit now. The campaign had made it over the $100k mark, but that was still below 50% of their goal. I got to see the miniatures at Gen Con and thought they looked very good, especially for pre-painted plastics. Well, the guys over at Reaper Miniatures thought they looked pretty good, too. As such, they've decided to partner up with Pulposaurus.

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Final Day for Bones III on Kickstarter

With the weeks streaming by quickly, we're already coming to the end of the Bones III Kickstarter campaign. There has been quite a lot unlocked, with a couple hundred more figures being made into the Bones material. But, of course, there's always more they would like to add to it. There's certainly one figure I'd like it if they unlocked. And it's a big one.

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Sledgehammer Artillery Add-On For Reaper Bones Revealed

At some point, I'm sure someone at Reaper, during the planning for the Bones III Kickstarter said, "You know, for this campaign, we really have to bring out the big guns." Apparently, someone took that statement fairly literally. They then called up the fine folks over at Victoria Miniatures and said, "So... we need to bring out the big guns for this Bones III Kickstarter." And then the Victoria Miniatures people also took that literally. At least, that's how I hope the decision to add the Sledgehammer artillery piece to the campaign went.

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Stoneskull Expansion Added to Bones III Kickstarter

Well, Reaper continues to roll along with their Bones III Kickstarter campaign. They've made it through the first page of their stretch goals and have rolled over to the next. Helping this along are the number of add-ons that've been unlocked. There's several dragons. There's some sci-fi soldiers. There's some mouselings. All pretty good stuff. But recently they posted up their Stoneskull Expansion set, which is a whole different ballgame.

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Friday Snippets

Congratulations to everyone for once again making it to Friday. You've worked hard all week, and now it'll be time to kick back, relax, and enjoy some gaming. My weekend plans include putting together an Age of Sigmar set to test out early next week. Since the release of the rules last Saturday, I've had lots of thoughts on the new system. Those I will post next week after I get a chance to actually put mini-to-table and roll some dice.

But that's the future. The present has us giving you the various bite-sized stories we've collected over the past couple days.

In this batch we have: On the Lamb Games previews Dark Dragon sculpt for Endless: Fantasy Tactics, MadRat Games previews Madzzle Kickstarter, Nerd on Earth Interview with Bones Sculptor Bobby Jackson, Space Marines classic Asgard set at Alternative Armies, Critical Mass Games relaunches Large Scale Ayame Mecha on Kickstarter, New Warpaint Quickshade Ink Set II from The Army Painter Coming Soon, HOT100 Ghoul Dragon new and half price at 15mm.co.uk, and Retained Lance with unique miniature released at The Ion Age.


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Victoria Miniatures Coming to Reaper Bones III Kickstarter

Victoria Miniatures has announced that they will be creating a special "guest spot" miniature for the Reaper Bones III Kickstarter campaign. The piece is going to be specially designed for the campaign and cast out of grey bones material (as opposed to the regular white). They have a small preview up, with the full announcement on the Bones III campaign coming around the halfway point of the project.

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Reaper Miniatures Bones 3 Kickstarter Launches

From one big Kickstarter and directly into another. Reaper Miniatures has just launched their campaign for Bones III. This campaign's a pretty short one, only going for 18 days. Watching the ticker go, they're already well over their funding goal. It'd be impractical to say what the number is right now, since it'll change, possibly drastically, by the time I finish this sentence (and looking back at the page, this is very true).

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Reaper Announces Launch Date and Time for Bones III Kickstarter

Reaper's Bones line of minis has made quite a splash with gamers. The first campaign made just shy of $3.5mil. and it seemed like everything Reaper could possibly make into their new material was done. Then came Bones II, and another $3mil. in pledges. It seemed there was always more to release from them. Well, now Bones III will be coming to Kickstarter in just a matter of weeks.

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New CMON Expo Guest, Tourney, and Hobby Event Announcement

CMON Expo moves inexorably closer with each tick of the clock. We've already got quite a lot lined up for the show, but there's always more to talk about. This week, we've got a new guest, new tournament, and new hobby event to let you know about. The guest is Teri Litorco. The tourney is Rivet Wars: The Big Push. The hobby event is our Paint & Take. Click below for details.

From the announcement:
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TGN Sunday Edition: News Snippets

Hey there gaming buddies, it's time again for another Sunday Snippets here on TGN.

So what's happening? We've got some photos of Medrin cast in resin resin, Torn Armor gives us an update of their 3D renders with Reaper, a look at some new 10mm terrain from War Mage Games, a new release from Hitech Miniatures, some new template colors from Micro Art Studios, and more.


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