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Reaper Bones review #78: Night Spectre

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Night Spectre

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At first glance Julie Guthrie's sculpt looks like a hunk of translucent green plastic. It's not until you start adding color to the skeletons (and only the skeletons) that you see the beauty of the miniature.

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There are several different skeletons, all rising up in a swirling green mist. The fun of a translucent sculpt like this is in preserving the see-through areas while painting the relevant parts, and a simple application of bone color does the trick. The skeletons don't look happy either, but then do skeletons ever really look happy? I guess they're always smiling...

The only challenge with his sculpt is the peculiar size. It's more like a wall of bones (larger and more appropriate than say, the translucent red wall of fire). As such it would need to be appropriately based for a D&D game.

You can order this miniature at Amazon.

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