Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Suddenly, Warhammer Fantasy!



It wasn't my fault - some friends were talking about Warhammer on a small scale (game size-wise, not figure scale-wise) and I suggested the old 500 point Border Patrol version, and then I worked out that I could do an Ogre Kingdoms Border Patrol with only ten figures from the £49.99 boxed set from Mantic and still get three units out of it...

In fact with a hero, 12 warriors (Bulls in modern WFB-speak), and 6 blunderbuss wielders (clearly intended as proxies for Leadbelchers) it only really needs the standard bearer from this set (below) being fielded as a Bruiser with an Army Standard to come up to around 1000 points.


Oh dear. This has guaranteed the arrival of WFB9 before I get those ten Ogres finished. Sorry about that.

(There is even a Skrag the Slaughterer in modern WFB but he's nothing like the original).

2 comments:

  1. You know, Mantic have produced some clangers in the monstrous infantry department, the werewolves and trolls are... ah... not the best. But the ogres, they are actually pretty great.

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    1. Yeah. Much prefer these to GW's grotesquely obese old blokes.

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