Scarlet

After receiving my Arcadia Quest minis from Kickstarter last year, I picked out the models I liked best and painted them. I have to admit, that I did not like most of the character designs. From all the minis in the box I only painted four.

Some time ago we started playing Arcadia Quest and I had to pick 3 characters for my guild. I picked Sonja and Nibbles first, as I had already painted them (I tend to pick characters in a board game based on which character design I like and not how effective the characters are). Elysia and Chooloo were already taken by that time, so I had to pick another character. After some deliberation I choose Scarlet and I did not regret my decision.

So far Scarlet did not really shine in-game (Sonja is a beast and I tend to activate her a lot), but she had of course to be painted after I picked her for my guild. The model is fantastic and I really don’t know why I did not paint her last year with the other minis.

Scarlet


Tried something new with her dagger. After reading a lot about painting weapons in non-metal-metal I completely changed my so far rather simple approach and modified my color choice. Really happy with the result. Takes a lot more time than my old approach, but the result is far superior. Will apply this technique to all my models from now on.

Elysia

I’m not a big fan of Cool Mini or Not and their decision to use Kickstarter as a distribution plattform for obviously completely finished games, but their Arcadia Quest Kickstarter intrigued me. The style of their minis is close to SDE and although I did not care for most of the minis, some of them were very nice.

Elysia was one of the main reasons for me to back the project and after the finished product arrived she was the first mini from the set I painted:

Elysia


I will be painting some additional minis from the set in the coming weeks.