This blog is about my private venture into having Mr. John (Poshgoblin) Pickford doing me a small range of 28mm dwarf miniatures that will fulfill my personal need for more dark, sinister and vicious dwarfs.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Boar Knights by Blue in VT

Can't believe it! I was so sure I've published these. I had a request regarding my boar's and I wanted to point out how well the mix with old Marauder Miniatures Orc Boars, but I couldn't find the darn post. I was rather certain that I've made it it, but apparently not ... shame on me, and sorry Blue :(

Cause last year, good friend Blue in VT (Chris Sabick) of Blue's Maraudering Miniatures has actually painted five of the Ewal Boar Knights and he did a stellar job. Blue even mixed my knights and boars with different Ewal Dvergar sets but also other manufacturers like Marauder Miniatures and Old School Miniatures with good results ...

I better make up for that - because they are totally awesome - so here they are. Blue's wonderful Boar Cavalry


Marauder Miniature boar and a OS Miniatures cannon crew head



Out of the box Ewal Boar Knight


Again out of the box Ewal Knight


Ewal Knight on Marauder boar


Ewal warrior head on a Ewal knight body and boar


Stunning work, Blue. Thank you for permission using these here. So, sorry for the delay :-(

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

6kg of metal

Just a small messages to the people I've let down recently ... :(

A big box of shiny metal will be arriving this week with restock of all my toys :)

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Ewal sorcery - Patriarch and Acolyte

I've been wanting these for such a looooong time, but I've given the rank and file units priority, but with the Heavy Boar Knights almost done it's time to add a bit of magic to the range of Ewal Dvergar.

During the winter John has not only completed the heavy cavalry (lance knights on barded boars) but also build me a pair of multi part wizards.

The Ewal Sorcery will consist of a Patriarch - a battle-harden heavy armoured old wizard - and a Acolyte - a younger and less experienced servant - that do his best to help but also got a few tricks up his sleeve as well.

Ewal Patriarch - Old wizard in magical armour


The Ewal Patriarch has the choice of five different helmet, three right hands (staff, sword and hammer) and five right ones (2 staffs, severed head, 2 scrolls).

Helmets:





And here's some of the different builds that can be done:


Sword and severed head

Staff and open scroll

Hammer and scroll roll

Hammer and staff 1

Hammer and staff 2


Ewal Acolyte - young wizard
The Ewal Acolyte is a single piece body scultp with a separate hand system. The Acolyte is dressed in a cape and carries all the gear needed for battle including the big book of the Ewal Magic tired to his back. The Acolyte has a bare face but it's a face that shows his commitment in battle. The Acolyte has lost his eye but due to his enthusiasm and commitment he has been rewarded and a magical glass eye has been inserted as a replacement.



The Acolyte has a choice of five right hands (Sword, sacrificial dagger, staff, hammer and an open hand) and three left ones (staff, book, open hand)

Broadsword and staff 1

Sacrificial dagger and book

Open right hand and staff 1

Staff 2 and open left hand

Hammer and open left hand holding an orb

Now off for master moulding they go :)

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Boar Knights

Just a small update to let you all know that I've just added the new Boar Knights to the "how to get some" cavalry section



Including a small quantity of Wild Boars (available separately in sets of 5).


Friday, 14 April 2017

February releases now painted

And I've finally put paint to all 4 new releases from February 2017. Hope you like them :)


Sunday, 5 March 2017

Metal masters are here for quality control and approval

I've just approved the masters for the boar knights and they are now heading back to the UK for the final mouldings - but I couldn't resist building a few and take some pictures for you - so here they are:








So one last push ... :)

Thursday, 16 February 2017

February releases

The Ewal Knights are still awaiting a production stage but to keep you warm the following miniatures came out hot of a new production mould - and have all been added to the "how to get some"-section

EB-01 Arnórr - Ewal Beserkr
A single piece miniature with separate head. Comes with 3 different head-options. The miniature is sculpted by John "Poshgoblin" Pickford





EDP-20 Finngálkin - Ewal Dvergr Centaur
A multi part miniature with 2 separate heads - bull's helmet and a horse visor helmet one. The miniature comes with 3 different hand weapons (mace, axe and hammer). Also included is a plain shield. The miniature has been sculpted by John "Poshgoblin" Pickford






EDX-90 Dvergr Mountaineer
A single piece miniature with a pair of skis - just because it's that kind of season up here in the North. Will do great guarding the Northern Borders of the realm. The miniature is sculpted by myself.





All 3 miniatures have been added to the "Character"-section.


Spacefarers, Pirates and Adventurers
The last piece is something rather new to me and is a Space Pirate:


The miniature is called Rana Geil and were originally sculpted for the the 2014 Frother's Sculpting Compatition: "Froth Eisley - A Hive of Froth and Villainy" by Sjoerd Trowee. The miniature has been add to this brand new section of the "how to get some":


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