2019 Miniatures Progress

For 2019, my New Year’s resolution was to have fewer unpainted miniatures at the end of the year than at the start. This is my story…

January 1: 998 unpainted miniatures according to my spreadsheets

notable in-progress projects as of September 1st:

  • Sorscha Bust
  • GW Dwarf Battleship airship
  • GW Carnisaur
  • Guild Ball Mason (Harmony and Honor)
  • Greebo Games Dark Elf Cheerleader
  • MAS City Bus
  • MAS Pickle Vans x3
  • MAS Taxi Van
  • Sarissa open-top train car
  • Malifaux Ninjas x2
  • Greylord Forge Seer
  • Drago
  • Gloomhaven adventurers
  • Middara minis
  • 40ish Satyxis

January 3: sold 1 80mm based mecha.  yearly delta: -1

January 6: finished 3 stormpods, got 11 Breachstorm minis.  +8 today, +7 year (3 painted)

January 7: finished Journeyman Warcaster. +6 year (4 painted)

January 14: finished 2x Kyojin Berserkers, and 77044: Turanil, Male Elf Paladin.  +3 year (6 painted)

January 17: minicrate Ice Queen Lanyssa +1.  +4 year

January 23: finished Half-orc Spellblade, Halfling General.  +2 year (8 painted)

January 29: finished minicrate Totem Hunter.  +1 year (9 painted)

February 5: Precursor Knights (10), Constance Blaize, Winter Guard Artillery Kapitan.  +13 year

February 7: Greylord Outriders (5), Neraph/Seraph.  +19 year

February 9: Voltaic Vixen.  +20 year

February 17: Stormclad/Reliant finished.  +19 year (9 painted)

February 21: Raggedy Mandy.  +20 year

February 23: Geek Flea!  -82 minis sold.  +5 minis purchased.  -57 year

February 27: Blaize and Gallant finished.  -59 year (11 painted)

March 9: Repaint of “Enormous Carrion Crawler” D&D mini (didn’t count as “unpainted”, so no net change) (12 painted)

March 15: Harlan Versh minicrate acquired.  Harlan Versh painted, Precursor Knights painted (delta -12).  -71 year (25 painted)

March 24: Dungeons & Doggies kickstarter arrived +13 minis.  -58 year

March 25: Torch finished.  -59 year (26 painted)

March 31: Melusai x5. -55 year

April 3: Middara (68) +13 year

April 8: Sorscha 0. +14 year

April 11: +39 75% off PP minis from Pandemonium. +43 year

April 14: Melusai x5. +48 year

April 16: Sylys, Seeker of Silence. +49 year

April 21:
Privateer Press: 6x Doomreavers, Fenris (2x, mounted and dismounted), Greylord Escort, Maximus
Raging Heroes: 12x Doomreavers, Fenris (genderbend, dismount), Greylord Escort
Misc: Doom Reaver objective
25 minis painted, +24 year (50 painted)

April 26: +2, more 75% off minis from Pandy.  +26 year

April 28: +Greylord Adjunct, finished Gloomhaven Doomslayer, traded away half-finished GW treeman.  +25 year (51 painted)

May 5: gift from a friend of Drago Dragonovich and Sorscha 3 (+27 year)

May 8: +10 Steelhead Halberdiers, +1 Stryker 2 (+38 year)

May 13: minicrate (+39 year)

May 15: 90% off at pandy: +14 (also 1 mini purchased for friends that doesn’t count): +53 year

May 18: +6 Doomreavers, +3 Greylords Ternion, +1 Cauldron of Blood: +10

sold at flea market: -3 Dust 1947 walkers, -56-11 Bones minis, -9 blistered minis, -4 loose minis, -2 AoS objectives: -85

Total: -75 minis, -22 year

May 26: give 3 minis to friends, finish Gloomhaven Sawbones and Elementalist.  Acquire Slayer: -26 year (53 painted)

May 27: 6x Cryx Warjacks, bases still WIP.  2x Slayers, Reaper, 3x chickenjacks (can’t be bothered to look up their names).  -32 year (59 painted)

June 3: Tiger Tank Girl bust, Dark Maiden (as Cryx flag).  traded 2 reaper minis: -36 year (61 painted)

June 8: +4 minis.  -32 year

June 12ish: +6 minis.  -26 year

June 16: +5 Japanese Naval Academy Cadets (Dust 1947), +11 Blood Witches, Helldiver.  +17 minis. +Gaspy1 (painted). -2 SSU tanks.  finished 1 Mason’s Guild mini (Mallet?) (+14 total)  -12 minis (62 painted)

June 22: 4 reaper erinyes.  -16 minis (66 painted)

June 23: +1 Gloomhaven expansion mini.  -15 minis

June 24: Vlad2.  -16 minis (67 painted)

June 25: 10 Steelhead Halberdiers/Legion of the Lost.  -26 minis (77 painted)

July 1: 6 Middara Cave Sickles. -32 minis (83 painted)

July 7: 2 Middara Water Loa. -34 minis (85 painted)

July 15: 2 Middara Animates. -36 minis (87 painted)

July 19: 2 Middara Earth Loa. -38 minis (89 painted)

July 20: +10 Witch Elves/Sisters of Slaughter. -28 minis

August 3: Flea Market. Sold 34. Acquired 22. Net -12. -40 minis for the year.

August 4: finished 7 Breachstorm minis. -47 minis (96 painted)

August 5: Savio Montero Acosta. -46 minis

August 14: Greylord Taskmaster + Doom Retriever.  -44 minis

August 29-Sept 1 (ReaperCon)
+11 ReaperCon minis (swag bag) (maybe only 11 after gifting)
-6? minis melt table (2 snipers, ternion boss, bobby jackson scifi dude, bombshell elf queen, morghoul)
+6 minis melt table (Orin Midwinter, Machine Wraith, Warwitch Siren, Scavenger (or Shrike?), Stalker, Maelee)
-3 minis. finished 3x Merk Hounds (Middara)
+1 mini. Bombshell Minis: Prissy, Fox, German Shepherd
+8 minis. Reaper Minis: Reeve Planomap, Giant Frogs (2), Mercurix, Shrieking Fungi (3), dryad
+3 minis. PP Minis: Skarre2, Devout, Vassal of Menoth
-2 minis. finished Rook, Raging Heroes sorceress
got some clamps and photo backdrops
+3 minis. Hangar 19 miniatures: Army Ranger (32mm), Death from Above (32mm), Secret Weapons (32mm). Also some stickers and a metal picture of Death from Above
+1 mini. Midknight Heroes Witch
+4 minis. melt table. Khador Field Gun/3 grunts. Greylord overseer w/ ice maul
+1 mini from auction: giant king cobra
total so far: +27 minis (-16 year) (101 painted)

Sept 3: finished Aisling (Middara) (-17 year) (102 painted)

Sept 5: finished Savio Montero Acosta (-18 year) (103 painted)

Sept 15: finished Celestial Gigas (Middara) x2.  Finished Queen Ileosa.  (-21 year) (106 painted) (acquired 299 minis this year)

Sept 19: finished 3x Fragor (Middara).  -24 year, 109 painted

Sept 28: +10 minis (-14 year)

Oct 5: +1 minicrate (Shield Sister of the Order of the Wall), painted 60198 Estra, Iconic Spiritualist. (-14 year) (110 painted)

Oct 12: max squad of Winter Guard Infantry + 3 rockets + UA (15 models), 2x Winter Guard Field Gun (6 models), 2x Winter Guard Mortar (4 models), 2x Artillery Captain, max squad Satyxis Raiders (10 models), Satyxis Captain.  total 38.  (44pts for WG, 20 for Satyxis)  (-52 year) (148 painted)

Oct 13: Pirate Queen Skarre (-53 year) (149 painted)

Oct 17: 2 stalkers (-55 year) (151 painted)

Oct 18: +Hermit of Henge Hold, finished Damaris Walmund, Duskwarden (as proxy for Black Bella) (-55 year, 152 painted)

Oct 20: finished 2x Blighted Guardians (-57 year, 154 painted)

Nov 1: finished Ironclad (-58 year, 155 painted)

Nov 6: finished 4x Blighted Maidens (-62 year, 159 painted)

Nov 7: +Brew Bearer (oops, forgot to cancel my Minicrate sub).  (-61 year)

Nov 8: Reaper Solar/PP Morrowan Archon (-62 year, 160 painted)

Nov 9: Fall Geek Flea
-Dragons don’t Share (6 minis)
-1 metal reaper mini
Stonehaven: -11 halflings/gnomes, -2 modrons, -4 grippli, -2 hengeyokai, -5 dwarves, -1 lizardman
-1 Wolsung halfling
-1 mimic
-2 myth minies
-1 Cygnar Firefly
+10 Steelhead Halberdiers
+6 Doom Reavers
+1 Khador Heavy
+1 Menoth Heavy
+1 Drago
+Morathi (2)
Total: -37+21=-16. -78 year