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.

Friday 25 April 2014

Master casts have arrived - soon going to "the next stage"

The master moulding of the Crossbowmen and Command miniatures are finally done. They will now need some cleaning and quality control and then they are sent back to UK for production moulding.

If all goes to plan,  most of the new toys will be ready for play, mid May-ish :-D

But before they all go back, I got a few pictures to share, so you all can see how nicely they turned out.

Ewal Dvergar with Crossbows

Body-blanks front
Body-blanks back

Assembled warriors with separate bows and Sallets 1-3

Assembled warriors with separate bows and Sallets 4-6

- and then the magnificent Command Group ..... :)

Ewal Dvergr Standard Bearer and Musician

Standard Bearer and Drummer

Standard Bearer and Drummer - back

As mentioned earlier, I have had alternative banners made. These will not only fit the new standard bearer but also some of the pole-armed posed Warrior's from Core set #1 and #2. Here , they are glue to the new standard bearer, though:

Alternative Banner #1 and #2
Alternative #1

Facial details

Alternative #2

Banner details - front

Banner details - back
All the above will now go back for production moulding - and will of course binge you an update when they get here.

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Core Warriors #1 are back

I've just received another batch of Core Warriors #1, so for those that have been asking, lately ..... dinner is served .... :)

Also in the box were a few more Grenadiers #2 and then all the new master casts, but much more about that later on :)

Saturday 12 April 2014

Ewar Dvergar by Blue in VT

Friend of the Ewal Dvergar, Blue iv VT has been painting evil dwarves again - and has done a magnificent job.

Blue has painted five Ewal Dvergar in a mix of the set #1 and #2 Core Warriors - and they give you a good impression of how easily unique warriors can get build from those two sets.

And as always, the colour pallet used is stunning. Great job, Blue :)

As Blue in VT use his dwarfs for 3rd edt Warhammer Fantasy Battles and plans to mix them in with Old Marauder Miniatures MM90 Chaos Dwarfs Blue has provided these with Games Workshop plastic shields.

So, I should probably mention that the standard core warrior #1's come with plain round shields.

Should you like seeing more of Blue's work, check out his blog: Blue's Maraudering Miniatures

Command and Crossbow mastering and re-stocking on a few items

The mastering of the Command Group and the Crossbow-men are now done and prototypes have been shipped from the UK. The London Salute Show have made my life a bit more difficult than expected, but the wait is soon over. Not sure it will get here before everything close down here for Easter, but I'll then pick it all up right after, then.
After quality check and cleaning they will then go back for actually production moulding. Luckily, Salute is over and then it won't take that long (hopefully).

The box also holds more Warrior #1s and Grenadiers #2 that have been out of stock in a few week. So for those that have be awaiting re-stocking, lights ahead.

When it's all un-boxed, I'll do an "un-boxing update" of all the new pieces, for you all to see.