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Postby aaronAGN » Monday April 16th, 2018 4:48pm

Any One here familiar with Chaostle?
How good are the 3D castle pieces?
What's the quality of the minis?
Are they plastic or pewter or something? I hope they're plaatic. But they look metallic.
They look like they're in scale with HeroQuest, even down to the bulkier "heroic scale" aesthetic.
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Re: Chaostle

Postby Daedalus » Wednesday May 9th, 2018 6:51pm

I can't tell, but I like that giant-spider pit trap. It belongs in a Quest.
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Re: Chaostle

Postby Anderas » Thursday May 10th, 2018 12:07pm

I was just posting this question to find out.

https://boardgamegeek.com/article/29044741#29044741

I also still search for giant spiders fitting into a heroquest square.


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Re: Chaostle

Postby knightkrawler » Thursday May 10th, 2018 12:30pm

Anderas wrote: giant spiders fitting into a heroquest square.


Well, that's virtually an oxymoron because of leg length.
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Re: Chaostle

Postby Anderas » Thursday May 10th, 2018 2:37pm

Conan did a decent job, however there are just 4 or 5 of them.

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A bit better back side and i would buy...


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Re: Chaostle

Postby Spookyhappyfun » Thursday May 10th, 2018 5:48pm

Those Chaostle minis look really cool. I'd be niterested in hearing more about them: scale and material.
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Re: Chaostle

Postby whitebeard » Thursday May 10th, 2018 5:52pm

Anderas wrote:I also still search for giant spiders fitting into a heroquest square.


Spiders that fit in one square... I would use the Warhammer Quest spiders.

I also have the reaper giant spiders and while they do not fit in a square, I plan to use them baseless and on my 30mm squares, they are well over, but everything fits okay.
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Re: Chaostle

Postby Anderas » Friday May 11th, 2018 9:31am

Thanks! Warhammer quest is currently sold only in bits and pieces for horrible prices. Nevertheless i could revert to that, yes. There was this sprue with a rat, a snotling, a bat and a spider back in the time. Amazing sprue! They are now sold for 4-5 gold crowns per sprue in ebay.

Giant Spider doesn't mean bigger than the heroes for me. I have one of those. It can be the mama of the others. For me, a cat sized spider is already quite giant.

I would freak out in horror if i find one of those in my home. :D


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Re: Chaostle

Postby knightkrawler » Friday May 11th, 2018 11:12am

You can braid my hair and call me Sally every time I see any spider of any size...
But I look at minis from an aesthetic angle which means a giant spider that fits into an HQ square cannot look good in a way that I'd like.
Look into Nolzur's painted miniatures. I found quite small giant spiders there that look really good.
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Re: Chaostle

Postby Anderas » Friday May 11th, 2018 2:58pm

Just searched them. Yes they are quite spidery!
I think it is just the elbow which is higher than the body that makes the effect.
In "the Exorcist" i have seen the girl with that configuration. Another time I was bouldering with a work colleage. She also looked like that. Goosebump-inspiring. Awesome. She was climbing walls that just have been impossible for me. I am admiring her for that. :lol:


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