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Where can I find a digital, downloadable set of papercraft skeleton miniatures (or even just a single miniature)? Please note that by skeleton I mean the animated, undead monster (not a design aid for papercraft modeling). I don't mind paying a reasonable amount of money for good miniatures.

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Welcome to the site, and good first question! – Adriano Varoli Piazza Jun 20 '11 at 21:43
It is really very easy to make your own with PowerPoint and Google Image search. I did so for a campaign I was building that I didn't have any miniatures for. All in all, aligning it and making sure it measured out precisely only took maybe 20 minutes for the various types of monsters/foes the group was facing. – Sorcerer Blob Jun 21 '11 at 0:00
Thanks for the tip, Sorcerer Bob. I think if I was going to go to that (admittedly not too great) effort, I'd just sketch them myself and make mini's. That would also solve the issue that my tastes don't seem to align well with all the folks making paper mini's these days. My other problem is a severe lack of time, and what time I do have I prefer to devote to dungeon and wilderness building. – anglicangeek Jun 21 '11 at 2:07
Totally understand able. I am picky about how my foes looked and spent quite awhile just trolling my Google Image searches for exactly what I wanted. That said, both of those links are pretty decent and the best part about them is that they are free! – Sorcerer Blob Jun 21 '11 at 2:16
I found the papercraft skeleton minis I created earlier today. If I can figure out how to upload them, I will, they are simple, crisp, black and white skellies. Let me know if that interests you and I'll link you to them. – Sorcerer Blob Jun 22 '11 at 1:07
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Arion Games have a vast range of downloadable paper miniatures. Skeletons are catalogue number ARG068.

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While these aren't the style I'd like (I'd prefer black-and-white with simple lines), they'll certainly do until I find something more to taste. Thanks! – anglicangeek Jun 21 '11 at 2:02

My brother Kevin has made some incredible paper skeletons: You can get a flaming skeleton included with some calendar dice (both free), or a set of them for $1.99.

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S. John Ross' Cumberland Fontworks publishes the Sparks series of paper miniatures -- the Dungeoneers set has a skeleton, anyway, among other critters and adventurers. They're Truetype fonts, and as such scale nicely. Based solely on my download of the freeware Sparks minis, the illustration quality is simple but fairly good.

Stipulated that these are printout standies, and not detailed, folded papercraft minis.

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Oh, and thanks for the link. I've seen Sparks before, but the whole font delivery is odd to me, and has never piqued my interested enough to try it out. Have you had good success with them? – anglicangeek Jun 21 '11 at 2:03
They're nice when you want something more than a spare die or a poker chip — frankly at their best when I need a horde of identical minis and can't be arsed to spend my prep time drawing N variations on the theme of "zombie." Handy, but not having them wouldn't change the way I game a'tall. – Madu Jun 21 '11 at 4:02
I prefer the outline font delivery. Good, crisp B&W, and I can scale them as I need. The Sparks fonts themselves are very nice because I can, using a page layout program (like Pages or Scribus) generate the figs, then do another layer with ID numbers. ANd I can print them out a suitable scale for use with 15mm minis or 20mm minis, as well as the 25/28mm scale. – aramis Jun 21 '11 at 4:17

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