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    Bump for the Who is Who thread

    Bump for the Who is Who thread
  2. Thread: Dazed monsters

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    No, that's right.

    No, that's right.
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    I'm not sure what the question is. If your...

    I'm not sure what the question is. If your friend needs to find a way around Diva's defense, it seems like you are suggesting two solid paths. Are you asking what you should do with Diva now that...
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    The other alternative is to play as written,...

    The other alternative is to play as written, recognizing that if you kill too many monsters before getting some heroes in there, Ivan may escape (since you can't reach him).
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    I don't have the map, so I cannot be sure what it...

    I don't have the map, so I cannot be sure what it looks like. From your picture, it seems like the only way to get to Ivan is through the room with the two purple portals. I am assuming you are...
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    Separate Forum Thread for Masmorra?

    There is nothing to really say yet, but are we going to be getting a separate forum thread for Masmorra?
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    One alt. card version I saw and liked was similar...

    One alt. card version I saw and liked was similar to this, a stat line of 1 def, 2 hp and a +1def, +1 reroll per magic attack card equipped. I'll add this to the topic at the top.
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    For comparison to Morgan, take Diva - She starts...

    For comparison to Morgan, take Diva - She starts out as a 4/4 and can then take whatever equipment she wants. In order to get Morgan TO a 4/4, you have to equip him with 3 spells (strongly limiting...
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    Trigoras is not (neither am I), but this is the...

    Trigoras is not (neither am I), but this is the consensus of the forums from discussions on the topic. I swear Thiago confirmed it somewhere, but can't find it ATM. It isn't in the FAQ, which it...
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    Summary of AQ hero houserules

    There are some of these heroes whose abilities have been largely deemed as OP or at least markedly above the curve of other abilities. Here is a summary of the current version of my house rules...
  11. Yep. There aren't that many of them in the main...

    Yep. There aren't that many of them in the main campaign though. Since "winning" is really pretty shallow of a victory in the campaign, it really isn't that big of a deal either way.
  12. We just play that you have to complete 3 quests...

    We just play that you have to complete 3 quests which precludes completing the two PvE. If it can only be completed once, then that's just a race then isn't it!
  13. If you are playing two player, I'm guessing it is...

    If you are playing two player, I'm guessing it is a friendly game (I would most likely play 2p with my spouse). But I could see your house rule leading to shenanigans if both players have completed...
  14. With two players, it is kinda mandatory as there...

    With two players, it is kinda mandatory as there is only 1 pvp quest.
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    Nibbles is fierce, especially if someone is...

    Nibbles is fierce, especially if someone is running him as a dunkmaster, but if the other players hit him hard, there is only so much he can do. Seth and The Heartless can easily tear through him. ...
  16. This would require a bit more work and is a...

    This would require a bit more work and is a patchwork multi-campaign suggestion. You could upgrade one card at a time (mini-draft of two cards per player, keep one). As Erixian suggested, up the...
  17. You could play at the level 6 difficulty with no...

    You could play at the level 6 difficulty with no gear upgrades going forward?
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    Well there goes my theory :act-up:

    Well there goes my theory :act-up:
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    From what I've seen and understand, the KS...

    From what I've seen and understand, the KS version of the original sculpts are less detailed than the retail version. For example, my KS version of the Monkey Queen did not have textured clothing,...
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    Where would this rumor be coming from? I think...

    Where would this rumor be coming from? I think it more likely someone was talking about Super Dungeon Explore 2.0.
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    Update to arcadiaquest.com webpage?

    Will there be an update with the newest content to the arcadiaquest.com webpage?
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    Yes .

    Yes .
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    I have not seen a PDF or other images of the...

    I have not seen a PDF or other images of the quests and monster cards, but the book is available on BGG in the Arcadia Quest: Nameless Campaign forums.
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    As an aside, the Beastman's spear in this thread...

    As an aside, the Beastman's spear in this thread refers to a reward card available from a scenario.
  25. Thread: Kickstarter?

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    While it might seem like the gougers are taking...

    While it might seem like the gougers are taking advantage of the situation, it is also the current fair market price of the kickstarter materials due to their exclusivity. The reason they are...
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    It's also a classic physics/philosophy paradox. ...

    It's also a classic physics/philosophy paradox.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irresistible_force_paradox
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    Don't know if this is what you are looking for,...

    Don't know if this is what you are looking for, but consider the Kickstarter video.

    https://d2pq0u4uni88oo.cloudfront.net/projects/878328/video-349896-h264_high.mp4
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    psousa781 - Yes, the controlling player has to...

    psousa781 - Yes, the controlling player has to roll the defense dice. They are not "controlling" a payback reaction when they do so.

    Gormash - Yes, defense as well as attack. It says +1 die...
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    One of the first games I played was Munchkin and...

    One of the first games I played was Munchkin and I still have some friends who regularly do so. For me, being like Munchkin isn't ALL bad, but I know that Munchkin can have a strong...
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    @Parker - Just add exhaust language to the...

    @Parker - Just add exhaust language to the Amulet. It is still powerful that way, but can force interesting decisions on resting.
  31. Thread: Arcadia Inferno

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    @ Bouncy - I would say the same thing about the...

    @ Bouncy - I would say the same thing about the Inferno miniatures - they look busier to me too. It seems to be a stylistic change of including the small details like hair and fur compared to the...
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    I think the Sentinel idea would make a great...

    I think the Sentinel idea would make a great monster ability for a customized scenario/game. You may only want to have it trigger once per activation though.

    As I think about customized...
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    So while I hate to play comparisons with an...

    So while I hate to play comparisons with an unreleased game, are we looking at Munchkin with minis?
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    Anyone have links to the Masmora discussions that...

    Anyone have links to the Masmora discussions that happened at Gencon? Anything on Inferno?
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    The wording on the cards is tied to minor and...

    The wording on the cards is tied to minor and major minions, and melee and ranged attacks. minion, melee minion, and ranged minion. For the base game, all non-villian characters are minions. There...
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    Soda Pop Miniatures and CoolMiniOrNot have...

    Soda Pop Miniatures and CoolMiniOrNot have decided to "just be friends". Like Trigoras said, this means you won't see official cross-over cards between the games. I know that there is interest for...
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    Fan made expansion module - Monsters for Hire

    I have made a Print N Play expansion module for Arcadia Quest. Check it out in the Arcadia Quest files section on Boardgamegeek.com and let me know what you think about it. I'd love to hear...
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    I agree with the idea that the first guild that...

    I agree with the idea that the first guild that completed the kill (but not overkill) should receive the credit for the kill. Superfluous wounds after the killing wound would not count toward...
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    +1 on siding with your girlfriend Gormash. Sorry...

    +1 on siding with your girlfriend Gormash. Sorry :)
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    1. yes, as long as the squares you move him...

    1. yes, as long as the squares you move him through are not "blocked".
    2. yes, you can make "turns" with the movement.
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    I understand the confusion. I think it is...

    I understand the confusion. I think it is intended to apply towards unexhausted equipment cards.

    I don't have the card in front of me, but for whether it works on defense, does it have the...
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    Erik Lang described the monsters as walking gold...

    Erik Lang described the monsters as walking gold coins. Don't expect them to be the source of conflict in this game. For this reason, 2p games with my non-competitive wife are a wash. 4 players is...
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    For your first play of the game with children,...

    For your first play of the game with children, I'm not even sure you need to nerf the amulet of retribution. It is one aspect that can be exploited but unless you were the one who bought it, I...
  44. Thread: Sister of pain

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    The player controlling the monster - my...

    The player controlling the monster - my suggestion at least.
  45. Thread: Cleave question

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    With the wording, "May target", I would say...

    With the wording, "May target", I would say before.
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    Ritbit - This was my initial inclination as well,...

    Ritbit - This was my initial inclination as well, but I'm not fond of the idea of doing these cobblestones for all of these figures. I saw some clear acrylic bases (...
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    I will one up that rrrrupp and nkelsch. I would...

    I will one up that rrrrupp and nkelsch. I would be looking for more items, monsters that operate on a slightly different ruleset (new monster models wouldn't add much unless they worked...
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    I think payback reactions are optional because it...

    I think payback reactions are optional because it allows the controlling player greater tactical options when reacting instead of having to respond with a move forward and attack. Maybe this change...
  49. +1 This also means that if Spike's retribution...

    +1

    This also means that if Spike's retribution does not kill the troll, that it is setting up the kill from the amulet.
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    But power is good right?

    But power is good right?
  51. Thread: Dazed monsters

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    I don't see this working except in situations...

    I don't see this working except in situations where the controlling player (for the first reaction) is unable to reach the villain. If they can reach the monster in their next activation, they would...
  52. Thread: Dazed monsters

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    1. Yes, monsters can become dazed. This isn't...

    1. Yes, monsters can become dazed. This isn't often much of an issue as only the villains normally have defense and by that point, it is pretty nominal.
    2. They can't rest, and therefore can't...
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    It started up again. . . :curse:

    It started up again. . . :curse:
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    Suggestions for painting of bases?

    I have mainly seen the AQ bases painted in stone tiles similar to the stones of the game tiles, but wondered what other suggestions the forum might have for these bases. Textured bases require the...
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    1. Yes, wind blast does trigger bomb squares -...

    1. Yes, wind blast does trigger bomb squares - Nasty, I know.
    2. I believe both of these items refer to "may move 1 space" rather than "1 movement point". Discussion on this distinction from the...
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    I sent an e-mail to support@cmon.com about it. ...

    I sent an e-mail to support@cmon.com about it. It stopped late last week, so I guess they found out about it somewhere along the way.
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    Nerfing the item does complicate play with...

    Nerfing the item does complicate play with non-group members - you could key it to a number of things, once per activation, exhaust, only on crits, or up to the number of hits, but that...
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    Consider cleaning the mold lines off of a couple...

    Consider cleaning the mold lines off of a couple of the models and then painting those. That way you can get to the painting you want to do without slogging through the mold lines all at once.
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    With it being cued to "on hit", the healing...

    With it being cued to "on hit", the healing should be applied before the defense roll or counter-attack.
  60. Most of the figures related to the kickstarter...

    Most of the figures related to the kickstarter are exclusives and will not be sold to retailers. So, aside from purchasing a guildmaster pledge off of a kickstarter backer selling as a secondary...
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    What I don't understand is if you don't like Tom...

    What I don't understand is if you don't like Tom Vasel and the work done through the DiceTower Network, then why would you want a PROMO FIGURE of TOM VASEL? The rules for this hero are openly...
  62. Note that you can take her ability even further. ...

    Note that you can take her ability even further. With her ability, she would be able to use movement points between spaces without heroes to move multiple spaces.

    For simplicity, say that in a...
  63. Thread: Heartless Hero

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    I would think Hate would be an effective counter.

    I would think Hate would be an effective counter.
  64. Thread: Few questions

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    I think these two ideas are effectively the same...

    I think these two ideas are effectively the same and I think if your group decides that it would be cool, go for it and see how it turns out.
  65. Thread: Few questions

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    +1 to VileMcNasty I'll add that a "ranged"...

    +1 to VileMcNasty

    I'll add that a "ranged" monster is less threatening because of the odds of rolling a hit at range vs. melee (3/6 vs. 4/6)
  66. Thread: Character tiers

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    I follow the general consensus that the tier list...

    I follow the general consensus that the tier list is not rigid as each character has certain potential, but there are those who clearly outpower others.

    From my play, I would add Viktor as a...
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    Yes .

    Yes .
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    I use Viktor in my current guild, and I'd feel...

    I use Viktor in my current guild, and I'd feel guilty activating this much. My group will house rule it as a single extra activation per turn from Battle Cry.
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    With Battle cry, I would say that regardless of...

    With Battle cry, I would say that regardless of the number of attacks you make, or criticals you roll you only activate a single extra hero per hero activation. I wouldn't want to milk it any...
  70. Thread: Rule Questions

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    Yep, if you want to avoid that amulet, you are...

    Yep, if you want to avoid that amulet, you are going to have to daze 'em or find a way around the armor. The bows at that level have the "only bursts" block language that would be useful.
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    We play it as the enemy hero does not need to...

    We play it as the enemy hero does not need to have a token to be a valid target. So yes, this means that she is dealing an auto wound. In the last game I played, it also meant that she was killed....
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    I think "may be moved" would be sufficient as...

    I think "may be moved" would be sufficient as opposed to "move"
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    Oh, FYI, the Loophole Master is the "official"...

    Oh, FYI, the Loophole Master is the "official" ruling. I just won't be playing it that way during this playthrough because of how it would have affected game decisions during upgrade. For this...
  74. Thread: Rules Question

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    Moving does not trigger guard reaction. Picking...

    Moving does not trigger guard reaction. Picking up tokens does not trigger a guard reaction normally, but you cannot pick up a token from a space containing an enemy. My understanding is that...
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    Those two examples are much clearer as the...

    Those two examples are much clearer as the movement is being done by someone else. Das Boots is a little more vague.
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    For the sake of the playthrough, I might go by a...

    For the sake of the playthrough, I might go by a different interpretation of the rules. At the time when purchasing the equipment, he made his upgrade choices thinking it would play a certain way. ...
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    Queen of Beggars + Das Boots + Das Boots= ???

    So after our group's playthrough of the first scenario, one of our players with the Queen of Beggars selected two copies of the card "Das Boots" and another item for his upgrades. I will let my...
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    I've been considering a similar solution. It...

    I've been considering a similar solution. It wouldn't be one that casual gamers would feel comfortable with, but they aren't as likely to be so concerned about the paint. The variation I have been...
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    It is possible that McHammer is just a play off...

    It is possible that McHammer is just a play off of M. C. Hammer, but with that name they pulled all of the Scottish/Irish tropes. I can imagine the developers sitting around a table making "it's...
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    I have been anticipating this problem with my...

    I have been anticipating this problem with my models too when painting is finished. The base edging is VERY likely to scrape off when removing the discs. If you use the models to "pry" the base out...
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    If this one is going to be played single player,...

    If this one is going to be played single player, you would really want to ramp up the monster difficulty. I would say that this is a game you play more against other people than against the game...
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    Hero Tuckbox

    Hero Tuckbox
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    Arcadia Quest Tuckboxes Draft 1.0

    My first attempt at making AQ tuckboxes. I haven't tested yet to see if the width is set right and the tabs are hard to see, but I'd like feedback on how they look so far.
  84. Thread: Custom Heroes

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    Terminus - That is a sweet card creator.

    Terminus - That is a sweet card creator.
  85. Thread: Custom Heroes

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    Custom Heroes

    (In case anyone is wondering, I am shamelessly borrowing images for the characters from the interwebs).

    The first of my custom heroes for homebrew games. I hope to do some mini sculpts for...
  86. Thread: Tons of minis

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    As a note, Thor, your pledge # (from the ckpm...

    As a note, Thor, your pledge # (from the ckpm pledge manager) is different from your Kickstarter #. The KS # can be found in your Kickstarter account and should probably be under 6,000 or so. As an...
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    One of the designer's official response is posted...

    One of the designer's official response is posted in an earlier thread

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/showthread.php?58368-Questions-on-Promo-Heroes-Abilities
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    They have just recently released information on...

    They have just recently released information on the 4 expansion heroes that have been getting so much buzz. In looking over the profiles, two of them were immediately apparent.

    Hassan - Prince of...
  89. Thread: Healing?

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    In Episode 2 of the Watch It Played video, they...

    In Episode 2 of the Watch It Played video, they used a potion to heal.
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    Maybe this guild too: 1) Hitch - a heavily...

    Maybe this guild too:

    1) Hitch - a heavily defensive build
    2) Maya - magic build
    3) Hitch - non-magic ranged build
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    I'll play my first several campaigns with drafts,...

    I'll play my first several campaigns with drafts, but I like some of the potential of this guild:

    1.) Prince Aaron
    2.) Viktor
    3.) Monkey Queen
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    Rodney, Just watched your gameplay video of...

    Rodney,

    Just watched your gameplay video of Arcadia Quest on my lunch break. Thanks for producing this and I'm glad I backed this one. I've subscribed to your YouTube channel and look forward to...
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    5) Though my word may not be "official", the...

    5) Though my word may not be "official", the wording on the card states any figures (plural), and so you can move one or both of the figures in the target's space.

    6) My gut reaction would be...
  94. I think an interesting way to sell these types of...

    I think an interesting way to sell these types of Character Expansions would be as "Guilds" of three or more characters. Small promos of adventure tiles and enemies would also add additional flavor....
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    Almost there - sculpting on sword and wings remain

    HORRIBLE photography, but you can see the progress. Work on his sword and wings remain2845728458
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    The model above and this one are still in...

    The model above and this one are still in progress. I feel this one is now recognizable. The small details make a big difference in how complete it looks.
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    early images.

    Attached here should be today's images of my progress so far. I am thinking that the body will need to be trimmed back into proportion some. I have not yet started building onto the head. I'm...
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    The Arcadia Quest minis appear to be along a...

    The Arcadia Quest minis appear to be along a similar scale. In some of their kickstarter pictures, they appear to be about 35 mm high from head to foot (take off 2-3 mm for the base?). The head is...
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    First Sculpt Attempt - Chibi Scale FF VI models

    I'm trying my hand for the first time on some chibi sculpts. Any recommendations on proportions? I am attempting to follow a 28mm scale (or it's close equivalent to follow Super Dungeon Explore or...
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