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Re: Female adventurers minis

Postby Seb » Wednesday November 1st, 2017 2:35pm

There are some great classics from the early days of Warhammer. The key thing is to aim purchases during the era of Heroquest 1990-2000, as many of GWs sculptors maintained a similar style guide.

Some quick examples, Wood Elf Glade Guard, Wardancers, and potentialy the Empire Swrodmaster from Hasslefree Miniatures.

Key elements are simple lines, clean distinct gear and iconic forms.

Marauder Miniatures and their sculptors also put out some great models which followed the simple styles of Heroquest. :)


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Re: Female adventurers minis

Postby lestodante » Monday November 27th, 2017 2:29pm

I totally agree with Seb!


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Re: Female adventurers minis

Postby aaronAGN » Sunday March 18th, 2018 9:21am

I looked for marauder minis.
Found some wikis and archives of catalogs.
But no site selling collections/figures.

Looked at Hassle Free.
Great stuff!
Though shipping costs from EU are gonna kill me so no go.

*side note:
I've never seen sculpts of so many anatomically correct naked men. LOL
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Re: Female adventurers minis

Postby Spectre » Tuesday March 27th, 2018 10:14pm

The nudes are so you can use Green Stuff to sculpt your own clothing, armour, and maybe hair. Sadly, I'm not that good at it.
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Re: Female adventurers minis

Postby Anderas » Wednesday March 28th, 2018 5:51am

The twisting catacombs models:
are a little bit too big.
have difficult glue interfaces.
But look freaking awesome and have the highest possible quality.

Here is the female dwarf between some heroquest models.

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Re: Female adventurers minis

Postby lestodante » Wednesday March 28th, 2018 4:46pm

so that was a female dwarf?? I thought it was a male paladin at first sight...


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Re: Female adventurers minis

Postby Pancho » Wednesday March 28th, 2018 4:51pm

It's a great model but just too tall for a Dwarf. Almost the height of the chaos warrior! Otherwise it would be in my collection.

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Re: Female adventurers minis

Postby Anderas » Thursday March 29th, 2018 1:34am

She is bigger than the original dwarf, but smaller than the barbarian or the Chaos Warrior. She is very much compatible with the game. :D


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Re: Female adventurers minis

Postby knightkrawler » Thursday March 29th, 2018 4:06am

Anderas wrote:She is bigger than the original dwarf, but smaller than the barbarian or the Chaos Warrior. She is very much compatible with the game. :D


She is also in a better proportion to virtually all the models on the market today.
HQ models are too small and less compatible among anything but other old models.
As her pose is modern and dynamic, her style also targets a more modern market.

To me, finding minis to fit with HeroQuest models is more difficult and more expensive than replacing everything with modern.
Seb does it right, however... http://forum.yeoldeinn.com/viewtopic.php?t=1097
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As of now, I hate mixing both looks.
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