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Cacique Caribe23 Mar 2010 5:36 a.m. PST

Seems like they were quite prevalent in that part of Indonesia:

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Maybe that's how they evaded Kong; they shrank. :)

So, go grab some pygmy miniatures and some Green Stuff . . .

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Dan
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Mardaddy23 Mar 2010 5:43 a.m. PST

"feral" hobbits?

Reminds me of TSR's old "Dark Sun" system, and them jungle-dwelling cannibal feral halflings…

Personal logo chicklewis Supporting Member of TMP23 Mar 2010 7:07 a.m. PST

Very cool links.

Coyotepunc and Hatshepsuut23 Mar 2010 8:01 a.m. PST

Khurasan has pygmy cannibal chicks in 15mm…

Mehoy Nehoy23 Mar 2010 8:41 a.m. PST

There will be no Hobbits in my house. Ever.

28mmMan23 Mar 2010 9:03 a.m. PST

"jungle-dwelling cannibal feral halflings"

How freaking cool is that concept? rrrrraaawaarrrr

They nibble at you like piranha!

Cacique Caribe23 Mar 2010 11:33 a.m. PST

"They nibble at you like piranha!"

The attack of the killer Nibblers!!!

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Dan

miscmini Fezian23 Mar 2010 12:51 p.m. PST

link Kevin

Alxbates23 Mar 2010 2:36 p.m. PST

Seriously, CC, you need to sculpt those fer sure…

Cacique Caribe23 Mar 2010 2:45 p.m. PST

From scratch?!?

I dunno, Alex . . .

You know I've only done conversions and the occasional non-humanoid creature. I've never done anything humanoid before.

Dan

Covert Walrus23 Mar 2010 2:46 p.m. PST

No. No, I will not.

Cacique Caribe23 Mar 2010 3:21 p.m. PST

C'mon Covert Walrus, you know you want them! :)

Now, if only I knew who made African or "Negrito" pygmies for 15mm:

TMP link

Dan

Steve Hazuka23 Mar 2010 5:45 p.m. PST

I'd imagine two kinds, something like the Elfquest style or better yet, cannibal pygmy zombies like in Mummy Returns.

Mardaddy23 Mar 2010 8:09 p.m. PST

28mmMan, Me and the buds tried the system and failed multiple times to survive even the introductory published adventure. Athas is a HARSH world.

Darksunwiki info on "feral cannibalistic halflings"

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From the wiki: "Dark Sun is a fresh departure from the mainstream fantasy settings. It is set in the desert world of Athas, which is reminiscent of a post-apocalyptic ancient Middle East, North Africa, Mesopotamia or Meso-America. Themes include:

* Exotic and unusual playable races
* Survival against the harsh elements
* Despotism and slavery
* Widespread psionic use
* Extreme scarcity of water and metal
* Destructive nature of magic

In Athas, every use of magic has a cumulative destructive effect on nature, killing plants. Almost every PC & NPC are psionic. But if you enjoy the whole, "almost all weapons & armor made from stone, wood and bone because metal is far to scarce," thing, it may be up your alley.

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28mmMan23 Mar 2010 8:58 p.m. PST

link zombie pygmies?

Personal logo Jlundberg Supporting Member of TMP26 Mar 2010 11:51 a.m. PST

The GW droses jumped to mind, but they are a little too big for the purpose link

Gailbraithe Games30 Mar 2010 7:01 p.m. PST

I ran a Dark Sun campaign once. One of my players rolled the longest streak of 00's on a D% I've ever seen. Rolled four of them in row, and then rolled two more in short succession. And it was all on the "Random Psionic Powers" chart. His starting character, a Thri-Keen warrior, started out with more psionic power points than the average 20th level psionist as well as over twelve major disciplines.

The first published Dark Sun adventure I ran started with an encounter where a horde of over 400 undead are supposed to push the PCs towards a tomb or something (I forget, they never went near the place). Because no way do 3-5 3rd level characters face 400+ undead. Oh wait, thri-keen demigod killed them all in two rounds. Adventure over.

That was pretty much the whole campaign. Even the killer cannibal halflings were powerless against an insect-man that bends time and space to his godlike will.

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