New d&d phb heroes minis are terrible

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New d&d phb heroes minis are terrible

Post by BrettKing » Sun Apr 26, 2009 9:58 pm

I'm disappointed in the quality of the paint on the new D&D minis as well. I was expecting the equivalent of some of the rares in the later sets, which had nice paint jobs. Some of these "new" minis are actually reprints with worse paint jobs than the originals!

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Post by Harneloot » Sun Apr 26, 2009 8:24 pm

Yeah - same stats for the fire giant on the card (for example) as in the book.....that's not what you meant?

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Post by Thenorthman » Sun Apr 26, 2009 3:32 pm

I didn't know that the older cards were cross compatible. I thought up to just recently, 2nd edition skirmish or mini game, they made them the same stats as in the books. Guess it shows what I know.

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Post by Harneloot » Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:00 am

The minis have always come with stat cards (first 3.5 edition and now 4e).

I use them pretty much every game (well, the ones with 3.5 cards I do!)

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Post by Thenorthman » Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:21 am

While they are only so so to me here is a link to the Monster or official Dangerous Delves sets and well so so.

What I like is the pre maid cards for the monsters. I guess a person could do those up but thought they would be nice pre made.

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http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/mi/20090417

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Post by Green_knight » Sun Apr 26, 2009 3:56 am

have to agree an this from the whole bunch i only like the following sculpts:
- Male Half-Elf Bard (but this is only a repaint from gol, so no need to get this)
- Male Human Wizard (again a rapaint, no need to get this, again)
- Female Eladrin Sorcerer (hey one that i like)
- Male Elf Ranger "Farris Nightbringer" (a must have for me)
- Female Eladrin Fighter (again a repaint)

so i like only 5 sculpts, and from these 3 are repaints that are worse than the original...
i think maybe i'll take the two left if they are offered individually.

and these i consider worse scuplts:
- Male Tiefling Warlock (he has no neck and a silly dagger thingy)
- Male Human Fighter (ne real thing to make him stand out)
- Male Human Barbarian (the face... must i say more)

these three are a no go for me to get bad sculpt plus sloppy paintjob.
The others would be worth getting if the paintjob would have been better,
as is no way for me to lay my hands on these.

I wonder, cause wizards told about better paintjobs in these sets, cause for that
reason they said, they raised the pices.

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New d&d phb heroes minis are terrible

Post by rustyblade » Sat Apr 25, 2009 9:20 pm

Yeah I am not so pleased with the new "heros" minis. The sculpts haven't much detail (auto-cad stuff?) or the paint is applied too thick. It could be a combination of those factors. I am still hoping the Dangerous Delves monsters will be cool. I got to actually see them up close and they looked fairly decent at a con.

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Post by Senorcannon » Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:20 pm

Does that mean I have to stop fantasizing about my minis................?!?!!?!?????

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Post by jkratzer » Mon Apr 20, 2009 9:10 am

And WHY do they think all Female Humanoids are Barbie Dolls? And all Male Humanoids GI Joes?
Something tells me, when the NBC execs retired after Star Trek went off the air in 1969, they all went to Hasbro (there's no intelligent life on the other side of the TV screen).
What jerks; do they think we all fantasize about our D&D minis?
'Scuse me, Hasbro, I'M a happily-married man - with a happily-married wife!

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Post by shadbelly » Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:45 am

The male human fighter is is the worst one, I mean seafoam color armor. Its like they had a bunch of preschoolers paint these things.

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