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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #150 on: July 07, 2019, 02:01:29 AM »
Lucky you GP. My same order had an additional 17 euro's worth of shipping that needed to be paid. Not terrible, but not thrilling either. technically paying was optional because of their mistake, but I feel for the guys. It's a small operation just trying to get some things done.

That said, I hope I get my stuff soon. I have plans to convert up some Stark themed Bretts.

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #151 on: July 07, 2019, 11:53:48 PM »
I'd like to use these for playing Dragon Rampant.  Not sure I'll have enough figures or not yet, although it does seem like with the fantasy elements of wizards and leaders as options for taking in DR, I suspect that a list can be arrived at.
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #152 on: August 10, 2019, 12:53:14 AM »
They are shipping, apparently 1st 700 backers are out.

I was late to the party, and so not me yet.
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #153 on: August 10, 2019, 02:19:04 PM »
I just got my shipping notice last night, and I was fairly late to it as well.

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #154 on: August 10, 2019, 02:29:38 PM »
Well I was one for the last several, hedged on doing it for a good bit.

Looking forward to them, and currently considering how I plan to paint them.

I'm most likely going to have different units in different livery colors, and something different than the main colors of a color wheel.  I've also got all four of the sets of shields on order (one was free from the pledge level, and the others purchased).  I hoping this kind of mix of livery for the units will keep the project fresh and moving forward.
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #155 on: August 11, 2019, 02:27:27 AM »
Yeah I've gone back and forth on how I want to paint them. I'm thinking to keep the Northmen in vaguely Stark colors, because I'm a fan of GoT, but the Undead I might do some fun experiments with.

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #156 on: August 11, 2019, 05:12:04 AM »
Well, the one's I use a wolf shield with might have "Stark" colors, and such could be used for Middenheim or Middenland as well, yet I'm thinking more along the lines of the Border Princes for perhaps all of these figures.  Not sure yet.
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #157 on: August 12, 2019, 12:36:10 AM »
Middenheim would certainly fit with some wolf shields. They've got the same kind of feel to it.

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #158 on: September 04, 2019, 07:22:04 PM »
Woo! My Kickstarter has arrived! A nice full box of lovely plastic goodness. The top regiment box got pretty dinged up in transit, but nothings broken and it's all there. I'm actually quite happy that they all came in their normal regiment boxes. I'm so sue to reaper sending everything in little baggies I didn't realize I missed good old fashioned boxes. Only the special characters and kickstarter stretch goals came in a separate little box.

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #159 on: September 04, 2019, 07:37:35 PM »
Hmmm ... guess I need to go check my box!
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #160 on: September 04, 2019, 07:56:33 PM »
Similar story to Gankcom.

Outer box was a bit flimsy, and one of the plastics boxes was a bit squashed, but the resin special characters bits were in a tougher box in between the plastic box sets, and were all ok.

 
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #161 on: September 04, 2019, 08:16:40 PM »
Alright then. I want to see some product reviews and conversions with those miniatures in the Brush & Palette forum!  :icon_cool:

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #162 on: September 04, 2019, 08:29:30 PM »
Checked my box, but no Fireforge fantasy miniatures yet.

Did get my 6 Ogres (sets V1 & V2) and their pet jumbo sized bull dog from the Atlantis Miniatures Ogres kickstarter ...

 ... https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/atlantisminiatures/atlantis-miniatures-ogres/description ... looks like late pledges are still being accepted.

Might buy the V3 set and leader dude next.

However, will be continuing to keep an eye out for the Forgotten Worlds dudes ... looking forward to them!
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #163 on: September 16, 2019, 10:33:23 AM »
Been getting update emails from Fireforge on these being mailed.  Going to check my box again.
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #164 on: September 24, 2019, 05:57:51 PM »
Uh oh, my order arrived.  :icon_mrgreen:

These look like they are going to be fun to do!  I ordered extra shields with the various heraldry on them and different units will have different shields.  I'm hoping to start these soon, but who the heck knows with my schedule currently.  Probably need to be a bit patient, and complete the hobby organizational stuff I am doing first, including prioritizing projects.  These are going to make excellent Border Prince units, almost can't wait!

I opted to keep the purchase at the three boxes, plus the free extra sprue, and besides the shields that are for these figures, also picked up a package of regular pavises, and a package of the pavises with the Florentine heraldry, too.  Oh, and the stretch goal figures look suitably detailed for leaders. :icon_cool:
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #165 on: September 24, 2019, 07:42:47 PM »
I'm pretty pleased with the leaders. I still have the peasants coming later in the year, and those will be the real treat for me. I love villager type models.

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #166 on: September 25, 2019, 06:35:06 AM »
You guys got any pictures?

Somewhere I read that the resin heroes have the layers of 3d printing visible. Is that true? How visible are they?

Biting my fingernails here. I went for the basic box, which contains the rulebook & counters, which are delayed. Didn't ask for a separate posting for the figures only (which they kindly offered), so now have to wait. Perhaps a month still.

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #167 on: September 25, 2019, 02:55:45 PM »
I'll pull them out again and have a closer look because I saw some of those comments as well, but I didn't notice much in my initial look. I'll see if I can grab some decent pictures.

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #168 on: September 25, 2019, 11:37:30 PM »
Hmmm ... so these extra figures are 3D printed? Ok, so yes, then it seems it can be seen a bit when looking at the wizard.  Although, I have to look closely to see it.  What is more of an issue with the wizard is the separate cape bit doesn't neatly link with the rest of the figure.  There is a bit of a gap between the fur portion as part of the main figure and the cape that isn't.

The cavalry leader and foot leader have most of their bits on small sprues.  The two head/weapon/shield sprues are slightly different, and looks like most items are interchangeable for creating different figures.  Won't be able to comment on more unless I start snipping the bits and seeing how they fit, but that is a project for another day.  However, I can see the 3D lines on the capes for these guys, and hopefully a good base coat will keep the slight roughness to this from impacting the rest of the painting.

Anyway, I'm excited about starting these figures, but really need to be patient before it gets going.
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #169 on: September 26, 2019, 12:36:35 PM »
Can't help but start thinking about these dudes ...

I basically got enough figures for maybe 4 units, if I use Dragon Rampant as my basis for numbers ... 6 cav, 12 spears, 12 bows, 6 swords.  Also have a leader on horse, another on foot, and a wizard.

Starting to consider how the shields will go with the figures, and how the figures will be painted.  I'm feeling the urge to buy more boxes and shields again, but thinking I might try to finish these first!

(GP ... that'd be a change for ya.)

Don't rub it in. :icon_wink:
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #170 on: September 26, 2019, 01:01:39 PM »
Can't help but start thinking about these dudes ...

I basically got enough figures for maybe 4 units, if I use Dragon Rampant as my basis for numbers ... 6 cav, 12 spears, 12 bows, 6 swords.  Also have a leader on horse, another on foot, and a wizard.

Starting to consider how the shields will go with the figures, and how the figures will be painted.  I'm feeling the urge to buy more boxes and shields again, but thinking I might try to finish these first!

(GP ... that'd be a change for ya.)

Don't rub it in. :icon_wink:

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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #171 on: September 26, 2019, 02:11:35 PM »
 :icon_lol: 

Didn't know they had any I could order. :icon_wink:
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #172 on: September 27, 2019, 10:12:31 AM »
Here's the plan so far ...

12 Bowmen ... Wissenland colors with touch of blue ... bear shields.
12 Spearmen ... Stirland colors, with touch of purple ... tree shields.
6 swordsmen ... not sure yet ... wolf shields.
6 cavalry ... Matorean colors (orange and blue with touch of white) ... dragon shields.
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #173 on: September 27, 2019, 04:26:16 PM »
I have checked my resin figures and there are lines or striations horizontally, mainly across some of the cloak areas.

The original casts were made from a 3D print of the model - so they all probably exhibit the same faults.

Some are fairly easy to see straightaway, others you do have to hold the pieces at an angle to catch the light. Not sure how they would show up if you add paint.

It will be interesting to see if there is any reaction from Fireforge anywhere?
 
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #174 on: September 28, 2019, 07:38:32 AM »
I have checked my resin figures and there are lines or striations horizontally, mainly across some of the cloak areas.

The original casts were made from a 3D print of the model - so they all probably exhibit the same faults.

[...]

It will be interesting to see if there is any reaction from Fireforge anywhere?

Complaints about the quality of the resin figures are fairly common. I haven't seen Fireforge react to them in anyway.

Fireforge HAS gotten better in communicating. They seemed to have a steep language barrier before. Maybe they hired somebody, or learned to fix the typical mistakes that automatic Italian-English translation causes?

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