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Reaper Bones review #148: Fire Beetle

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Fire Beetle

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There is a distinct lack of fire beetle miniatures, despite the fact that they are one of the most numerous first-level adversaries that player characters face. There's so many things that make fire beetles interesting, not the least of which being that they spit fire...

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What? Fire beetles have nothing to do with fire? Why do they call them "fire" beetles then? No? Okay, well, at least they could be an interesting paint job. Surely there's several fire beetle miniatures...

Just a stag beetle? A celestial stag beetle? Never mind then.

It seems most miniature publishers avoid creating beetles because you can probably buy plastic beetles as toys. And if I'm honest with myself there's nothing about these beetles that makes them fiery. In fact, they almost look like spiders. But they're suitable medium-sized beetles for any first-level dungeon. You can purchase this miniature at Amazon.

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