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Post Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:52 pm 
 

How about an ogre with a two-handed sword?  That was their theoretical weapon of choice (d10 damage) back in the day.


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 2:19 pm 
 

Just wanted to jump in and say these are some of the most beautiful things ever. Love 'em!

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 6:26 pm 
 

Thanks Joe, your modules are cool too!


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Post Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 1:50 pm 
 

otherworld wrote:Thanks Joe, your modules are cool too!


Glad you like them. PM sent.

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:54 am 
 

I have just received my orc horde.
Thank you Richard.
Great job, definitely, I like them very much !
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And I just notice that Atom did the artwork...

Thank you very much, fantastic work !

  


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:30 am 
 

Here are the new greens for the first set of 2 Gnolls...
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...and the greens for Bugbear sets II and III.
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They should all be available in early March.


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:45 am 
 

absolutely superb stuff!



  


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 3:07 pm 
 

Great stuff as usual Richard.  Any plans to do kobolds and/or hobgoblins?

  


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:53 pm 
 

Sardan wrote:Great stuff as usual Richard.  Any plans to do kobolds and/or hobgoblins?


Oh yes, definitely.

I'll probably get Kev Adams to do me a trio of Kobold, Goblin & Hobgoblin, then expand on those depending on what works best.  Look for them in early summer.


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 6:51 am 
 

Ah the goblin master himself.  Good stuff.

I like the goblins he has done for Hasselfree and the Nemesis goblins for Bob Olley.

  


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:59 am 
 

got the troll and the ogre - ace stuff.

Didn't realise the troll had two heads so I'll have to buy another now!

One thing I didn't mention on the suggestions for other figures in the range was mindflayers.  say 4-6 different ones (variations?).

mindflayers always seem popular and sell well (the old citadel ones do on Ebay!).

  


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2008 12:52 pm 
 

Glad you like 'em!

As for Mind Flayers, I don't plan to do them.  There are certain monsters whose IP rights WotC will probably defend vigorously, and the Mind Flayer is one of them.

I just got the green for the new Minotaur, and will post some pics later.


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 5:36 am 
 

otherworld wrote:As for Mind Flayers, I don't plan to do them.  There are certain monsters whose IP rights WotC will probably defend vigorously, and the Mind Flayer is one of them.


:(   Aaah that's a shame.  Would really have liked to have seen some.

If it is an IP issue how do Reaper get away with their Bathalians?

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Post Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 6:23 am 
 

Sardan wrote:If it is an IP issue how do Reaper get away with their Bathalians?

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I would say that is because the Bathalians are not represented as "Mind Flayers," they are simply another race with squid heads. "Squid Headed Humanoids" are one thing, a specific "Mind Flayer" is another. If asked, the designers of the "Bathalian" were simply inspired by the same sources that the designer of the Mind Flayer referenced (i.e., the Cthulhu Mythis). However, being that these are classic-D&D inspired figures we are talking about here, it would be hard to represent a figure of such as anything but a "Mind Flayer." I supposed he could make a "Squid Headed Humanoid" figure and make it look substantially different from the classic "Mind Flayer," but then it wouldn't really be a "Classic Mind Flayer," would it? Catch-22.


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 7:45 am 
 

A new figure, due for release in late March or early April, 'DM6 - Minotaur'.

44m to the eyes (standing on a 40mm base), 4 part casting in metal.

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Post Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 1:37 pm 
 

otherworld wrote:A new figure, due for release in late March or early April, 'DM6 - Minotaur'.

44m to the eyes (standing on a 40mm base), 4 part casting in metal.


I don't mean this as a childish question, but does that minotaur have his genitals showing?  If so, an interesting sculpting decision considering the prurient background of the Minotaur's origin.

  


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 3:41 pm 
 

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I don't mean this as a childish question, but does that minotaur have his genitals showing?  If so, an interesting sculpting decision considering the prurient background of the Minotaur's origin.


Considering the sordid details of the Cretan Minotaur's conception, surely a bit of nudity isn't too shocking?!


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 4:59 pm 
 

That's a fantastic looking mintoaur - great work!

Judging by his cock, I'd say he was in the middle of lifting his axe up over his head, rather than bringing it down.

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Post Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:16 pm 
 

Just wanted to chime in...I've got all of the Otherworld minis thus far (and will soon be ordering gnolls and bugbears...gah!) but I have to admit I'm not crazy about the minotaur. And this is coming from somebody who is nuts about the great work Richard is doing with this product line!

Not sure if it's the pose or the penis, but it leaves me a little cold. :(


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:59 pm 
 

Center_Stage_Hobbies wrote:Not sure if it's the pose or the penis, but it leaves me a little cold. :(


I can think of no other situation where I will ever see these words written down :D  (though I admit I would have to agree!)


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