Re: [GZG] [OFFICIAL] GZG: FREEBIE OFFER FOR BFPO/APO and other deployed TROOPS!
From: Doug Evans <devans@n...>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 11:36:38 -0500
Subject: Re: [GZG] [OFFICIAL] GZG: FREEBIE OFFER FOR BFPO/APO and other deployed TROOPS!
Jon (GZG) wrote on 07/25/2008 02:31:34 AM:
> >> The proprietor's (that's me!) decision as to the allocation of the
> >> free sets will be final and no correspondence will be entered
> >Um, Jon? Paint, brushes, stands, etc?
> >Can the rest of us get in on this? I'd paypal you $10 in a heartbeat
> >toward the cost of the extras.
> Hey Mike,
> Thanks for the offer! While it's hugely appreciated, I don't have too
> much time to deal with all this as I also have to keep the business
> running (!), so I don't want it to snowball TOO much; however, I've
> already had a couple of requests like this and if a few folks want to
> chip in a bit I can always use that to add a few extra items into
> some or all of the packages. The great thing about getting a couple
> of the FT intro fleets is that you don't really need to paint them,
> and all the stands are included anyway, so it's almost a
> ready-to-play game; I've managed to get my major dice supplier to
> chip in some free D6, so I can put a handful in each box too.
Continuing to prove another point: No good deed goes unpunished. ;->=
To the list:
Unlike groppo figures, unpainted ships are almost table-acceptable.
After making the point about how the painting could be very beneficial,
got to thinking that, in the situation, what may be really needed is not
just painting kit, but A PAINTING KIT, similar to what the watercolor
Small box with clip lid holding lidded brush rinse pail and wipe
palette, simple set of colors in small dropper bottles, and a small
of short, usable brushes would seem to be the ticket.
Does any company make this? Has anybody made this for yourself? Any
suggestions on how to do it ourselves? I definitely wasn't expecting Jon
pull the full load, though he seems to have gone a bit in that
> If anyone wants to make a contribution to the project, they can do so
> via Paypal to me at <email@example.com> - or if you're not concerned about
> making your contribution gamer-specific, of course there are a lot of
> support-the-troops charity websites around who'd be very happy to
> take your donations.
More to the point, MINIATURE gamer-specific...
As I said, I tried myself in the past, and if at first you don't
Jon, I'll see if I can't get a contribution sent sufficient to add a
to send out, rather than adding to the packs you're already planning. I
suspect there may be a fairly large response to this, so my adding a
probably would not be amiss. Maybe adding just a bit to your work
The_Beast (who just can't seem to stop using and abusing ellipses...)
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