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Re: Kickstarter (Merged)

Post by $iljanus » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:33 pm

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2 mil and still going strong. :shock:

The sculpts do look amazing for Tainted Grail, no doubt about that. And I believe they'll live up to the hype on those if their past games are any indicator. But I have so many damn minis now that they're just spilling off my shelves. I think I'll stick to my guns and just go with the core.
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Post by hepcat » Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:04 pm

I have to keep at least $47,000 aside for the Street Master add ons.
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Post by $iljanus » Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:46 pm

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I have to keep at least $47,000 aside for the Street Master add ons.
Yeah I pretty much spent my daughter's college fund on my all in Street Master/Aftermath KS pledge... :lol:
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Re: Kickstarter (Merged)

Post by hepcat » Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:55 pm

$iljanus wrote:
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I have to keep at least $47,000 aside for the Street Master add ons.
Yeah I pretty much spent my daughter's college fund on my all in Street Master/Aftermath KS pledge... :lol:
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Re: Kickstarter (Merged)

Post by $iljanus » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:03 pm

hepcat wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:55 pm
$iljanus wrote:
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hepcat wrote:
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I have to keep at least $47,000 aside for the Street Master add ons.
Yeah I pretty much spent my daughter's college fund on my all in Street Master/Aftermath KS pledge... :lol:
Book learnin'? Bah, that's for squids! Teach her how to use a backhoe and she'll feed herself for life!
In anticipation of us totally shitting on the earth, I really should be teaching her some shooting skills along with hydroponics, edible plant recognition, preparation of game meat, combat first aid and what is the best combination of athletic gear for both survival in the wastes and for looking good. But at least she'll have a treasure trove of board games that will be quite the entertainment especially since they won't require electrical power...
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Re: Kickstarter (Merged)

Post by MonkeyFinger » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:16 am

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hepcat wrote:You went for the minis?
Oddly enough I did. I'm usually resistant to minis if the game isn't reliant on them and depending on the game I prefer a well made counter or cardboard standees. But the detail on the minis (and I'm hoping the detail shows up on the final product) impressed me enough to give it a shot. Granted I may change my mind before the KS ends and I do have some impressive minis in my Fireteam Zero game that can fill the need for creatures of horror and dread but until then I'm gonna let it ride.
I did as well. Not quite sure why but they did look amazing, detail-wise, and I've got a soft spot for pantheons of this nature right now as I'm powering through The Iron Druid Chronicles series of books. I also need to get some details of the "sundrop preshade" they'll be offering. Ah... found this which is all new to me. :think:
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Re: Kickstarter (Merged)

Post by hepcat » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:43 am

Siljanus should just force his daughter to work in a miniature painting sweatshop, cranking out sundrop minis for all of us. She gets some career skills, she learns humility, and her dad gets to spend her college money on games. Win, win and win.

Now, I'd like to put in my order with Siljanus and Daughter Painting Services. Where can I send it?
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Re: Kickstarter (Merged)

Post by $iljanus » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:23 pm

hepcat wrote:
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Siljanus should just force his daughter to work in a miniature painting sweatshop, cranking out sundrop minis for all of us. She gets some career skills, she learns humility, and her dad gets to spend her college money on games. Win, win and win.

Now, I'd like to put in my order with Siljanus and Daughter Painting Services. Where can I send it?
Funny you should say this. My daughter is a really talented artist with good fine brush control. Her clay modeling skills and painting technique along with her exacting eye for detail would make her an excellent minis painter I think. I should start her on some of my minis then farm out her talent...for fun of course.

Now I know you’re hungry but just a couple, say 50, more.

(Now goes to internet to figure out what these “sundrop” minis are all about)
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Re: Kickstarter (Merged)

Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:19 pm

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Not that they need any help, but Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon hit KS a few hours ago and they made their funding levels in under a minute...and then ballooned to over $800K. To say that people are apparently excited to play is an understatement. What is it?
So this is now an insane value with all the unlocked rewards. Over 1500 cards, 3 books each with over 200 pages of quests/stories/whatever covering three campaign boxes, 12 heroes and their miniatures...I mean...wow, just...wow. :shock:

I'm beginning to worry this is a scam with all this stuff. But they are a proven developer, so I probably shouldn't worry...too much.
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Re: Kickstarter (Merged)

Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:57 pm

Normally I would be afraid, but your slip up in the Deadpool 2 thread over in EBG indicates to me that the Age of Issie is at an end.

Prepare yourself for the....AGE OF PR0NER!
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Post by coopasonic » Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:58 pm

All of that "stuff" does not make a game good, for the record. How many cards did Apocrypha ship? How many minis did Zombicide ship? More stuff doesn't make a mediocre game great.

Now, where's Aeon's End: Legacy? I need more stuff!
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Post by coopasonic » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:02 pm

putting quotes around random words is what "we" do now.

Dammit hepcat.
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Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:03 pm

For those of us just joining us, I deleted my (teasing) post because I thought it might be taken badly. Unfortunately, I wasn't fast enough.
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Post by coopasonic » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:11 pm

...and your post was perfectly sensible. I have no idea why I put quotes around stuff. I mean right there putting quotes around it would make sense and I didn't do it.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:13 pm

hepcat wrote:
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Normally I would be afraid, but your slip up in the Deadpool 2 thread over in EBG indicates to me that the Age of Issie is at an end.

Prepare yourself for the....AGE OF PR0NER!
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Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:16 pm

It's an upcoming stretch goal in Tainted Grail.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:18 pm

I really don't want to associate anything that's been "tainted" with Pr0ner. My shots aren't up to date.
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Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:28 pm

By the way, the rules (well, the beta rules...although it seems they've got the game already designed and ready to go when it comes to the core mechanics) are linked on the kickstarter page. I've started reading those when they're included in an attempt to be an informed consumer. I liked what I saw. A little bit of Mistfall, some Maximum Apocalypse, and a dose of Star Realms/Hero Realms (believe it or not). All wrapped in a narrative heavy game.
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Post by Isgrimnur » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:33 pm

I am familiar with exactly none of those.
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Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:15 pm

Then read the rules and see if you like it. You kids today...sheesh.
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Post by YellowKing » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:58 pm

Today my wife was reviewing the credit card statement, and I heard the three words I've always feared:

"What is....Kickstarter?"

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Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:59 pm

Tell her it’s porn. It’ll probably be easier.
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Post by MonkeyFinger » Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:32 pm

YellowKing wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:58 pm
Today my wife was reviewing the credit card statement, and I heard the three words I've always feared:

"What is....Kickstarter?"
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Thankfully, we've already had that conversation. :wink:
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Post by LordMortis » Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:27 pm

YellowKing wrote:
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Today my wife was reviewing the credit card statement, and I heard the three words I've always feared:

"What is....Kickstarter?"
Can I anonymously quote you? That is likely the most entertaining thing I'll see all week.

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Post by YellowKing » Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:07 pm

I don't care if you non-anonymously quote me. The struggle is real!

In Nemo's War news, the update on the box insert today alluded to them opening up the ability for 1st or 2nd edition owners to purchase the new box/insert for the upcoming 3rd printing.

The new insert does look nice, but it will depend on price as to whether I even bother. I already have the cloth draw bags for the ship and treasure tokens, so I just use those. There aren't enough other components to really worry about needing a bunch of trays and slots for.

I do appreciate the option, however.

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Post by Chrisoc13 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:45 pm

Yeah I posted it back on 11/28 but it's an awesome game that has been a huge hit in my game group. I have the handmade wooden version, the game is awesome.

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Post by hepcat » Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:58 pm

Aeons End Legacy should be in my greedy little hands Wednesday. :wub:
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Post by $iljanus » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:12 pm

I have a perfect storm of games that just arrived. My Aeon's End Legacy pledge, my Deep Space D-6 pledge and my SpaceCorp 2025-2300 AD pre-order. I need to just do some late night gaming and play each one at least once before Christmas. Or at least unpack them...
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Post by hepcat » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:45 pm

Oh yeah, I forgot...I got Deep Space D-6 too today. Looking forward to getting that to the table over Christmas.
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Oh yeah, I forgot...I got Deep Space D-6 too today. Looking forward to getting that to the table over Christmas.
Ditto.

I received the set of metal dice for Deep Space D-6 quite some time ago, so it'll be good to finally get 'em to the table.
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Post by MonkeyFinger » Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:52 am

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Oh yeah, I forgot...I got Deep Space D-6 too today. Looking forward to getting that to the table over Christmas.
Ditto.

I received the set of metal dice for Deep Space D-6 quite some time ago, so it'll be good to finally get 'em to the table.
Double-ditto! Well, not the metal dice part. :(
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Post by coopasonic » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:23 pm

hepcat wrote:
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Aeons End Legacy should be in my greedy little hands Wednesday. :wub:
Aeon's End Legacy should be here Thursday, just in time for the winter holiday. Unless it somehow sucks I expect my son and I to finish it before the year is over.
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Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:06 pm

Fedex just updated my delivery to Thursday. I probably won't get it now until after Christmas due to family visits. :cry:
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Post by coopasonic » Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:09 pm

Don't worry... I'll be sure to spoil the whole thing for you.
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Post by YellowKing » Tue Dec 18, 2018 5:22 pm

Looking forward to y'alls impressions. Unfortunately I missed out on the KS, but hope to pick it up at retail.

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Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:26 pm

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Don't worry... I'll be sure to spoil the whole thing for you.
I’ll be offline for most of the next week, so I’m essentially doing the internet version of putting my fingers in my ears and yelling “LaLaLaLa”.
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Post by Zarathud » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:58 am

How is that different than usual protocol?
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