Thursday, January 11, 2018

Great Red Dragon of Mystara Limited Edition Miniature

This Ral Partha miniature was a limited edition production with 5300 copies made. The miniature was fashioned after the Great Red Dragon painting by Jeff Easley, used on the cover of the D&D "Black Box" intro set for the D&D Rules Cyclopedia (BECMI). Since Mystara was the default setting of the Rules Cyclopedia, I call this miniature The Great Red Dragon of Mystara. And now it is finally mine. I hope to get around to painting it at some point, though I am a little nervous about ruining it!

The "Black Box" was an intro set to the D&D Rules Cyclopedia, which collected most of the previous "BECMI" D&D rules, except the Immotal Set. 



  1. Nice! Don't worry about ruining it, I suppose it's metal so you can strip the paint from it easily. How much experience do you have in painting by the way?

  2. Tamás! :) Yeah, you are right. I should be able to repaint it. I am by no means an expert, but I have painted a few minis over the years. I have never painted anything this large though.

  3. I started painting last year and the WHTV videos helped me a great deal. I would be more afraid of assembling a huge beast, even when gluing minis to their bases I end up getting glued to random items around me. :)