Ronnie the Bard

A kickstarter exclusive from the Kings of War 2 KS. I painted this mini for the Reaper forums bimonthly resolutionary painting challenge first bonus challenge, which is simply to paint a mini in a jumping/springing pose.       This is a rendition of Ronnie Renton the owner/ leader/ director of Mantic Games as Ronaldo the Bard. […]

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Harlequin Minotaur

In the late 1990s Harlequin miniatures was the Mantic of the day. Making cheap, no-brand minis specifically aimed at Warhammer Fantasy. The used several sculptors with a variable results. Many og the minis they released were just terrible. But then there were the minis by Kev White. The same Kev White known for Hasslefree Miniatures […]

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Flaming Cows!

One of the more interesting items from the Mars Attacks! kickstarter is the burning cattle token that got upgraded to a mini. “Burning cattle” as in a herd of stampeding cows on fire. Yes, on fire as if they were hit with a heat ray, setting the subcuteous fat alight. Oh those Martians are utterly evil. […]

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DreadBall MVP Crypt. AKA Ben Grimm

The Season six Crystallans are made in translucent blue plastic. But not the MVP. (as with the Ada-Lorana MVP. Again, WTF Mantic!?! I am sure there is some practical production reason, But FFS! How much more could it possibly have cost to make these moulds together with the teams, or even just shoot these minis […]

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Dungeon Saga Tortured Souls

I had this idea to jumpstart my Abyssal Kings of War army with the Dungeon Saga minis. So I ordered extra of the Abyssals set, netting me 5 of each instead of 3 of each.   But in KoW, what use is 5 of infantry? On too large bases? Damn it all to Hell! ;P […]

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New backdrops vs the Derro

In a bid to try to improve my photography of my minis, I recently ordered in the Tablewar Macromat set after seeing it on some youtube video. The backgrounds in this set are made out of thin, (neoprene?) rubberbacked mouse mat material of the same type used for tabletop gaming mats. And it all comes […]

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