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Central Cimmeria

Wow. Nice trolls with a distinct visual style.

I'll have to get some!
   
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I am happy that there are not helmeted heads in the trolls' kit. They could also easly double as ogres.
   
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Some different "large fantasy dude" heads like cyclops would also be cool.

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Ellicott City, MD

I like those a lot! Hopefully, there’ll be a good number of weapons options in the kit. Would like to see some kind of missile weapon option too…

Valete,

JohnS

Valete,

JohnS

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Germany

 cygnnus wrote:
I like those a lot! Hopefully, there’ll be a good number of weapons options in the kit. Would like to see some kind of missile weapon option too…

Valete,

JohnS


Like a big, crude crossbow? Or something close to a sling?

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Ellicott City, MD

 Wha-Mu-077 wrote:

Like a big, crude crossbow? Or something close to a sling?


My druthers would be a big mean-looking crossbow, or maybe a primitive looking bow. But, who are we kidding? It should be a big mean crossbow!

Whatever it is, it should be brutal and relatively primitive (or at least massively robust). A sling just wouldn’t look imposing enough IMHO.

That said, I would like to see options for barbed javelins/harpoons and nets for hunters. And, of course, the option for HW and shield, 2xHW, and double-handed weapons.

Valete,

JohnS

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Valete,

JohnS

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 Wha-Mu-077 wrote:
Damn, 5 lads per sprue, of this size? That's impressive, although i am afraid if it's gonna be a standard-size sprue, they might not fit a lot of extra gubbins on them, which is personally my favourite part of WGA's kits.
There isn't much indication of how big they actually are and from the repeated elements, I think we're actually looking at 2-3 torsos and 2-3 sets of legs, modified with accessories.

   
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 Perfect Organism wrote:
 Wha-Mu-077 wrote:
Damn, 5 lads per sprue, of this size? That's impressive, although i am afraid if it's gonna be a standard-size sprue, they might not fit a lot of extra gubbins on them, which is personally my favourite part of WGA's kits.
There isn't much indication of how big they actually are and from the repeated elements, I think we're actually looking at 2-3 torsos and 2-3 sets of legs, modified with accessories.

Not super huge, judging by the size of the skulls on the one troll's belt (assuming those are human skulls).
   
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 cygnnus wrote:
I like those a lot! Hopefully, there’ll be a good number of weapons options in the kit. Would like to see some kind of missile weapon option too…

Valete,

JohnS

A thematic ranged option might be just a massive rock in the troll's hands that he will yeet at the enemy.

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Ellicott City, MD

 ZergSmasher wrote:

A thematic ranged option might be just a massive rock in the troll's hands that he will yeet at the enemy.


I suppose. But I do like that these trolls look to be more than just primitive, brainless, beasts armed with whatever they pick up and beat someone with. But I will admit I am seeing these much more as ogres than trolls.

But full props on yeet!

Valete,

JohnS

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Valete,

JohnS

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Some pretty awesome new models, although I always imagined troll as having large noses.

Either way you'd want to be keeping some darned gruff billy goats on hand if you were going up against those things.

   
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To be fair, trolls are probably the least universally-agreed upon fantasy race among the various franchises, at least looks-wise.
   
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These could be internet trolls . They come in all different shapes, sizes and nose arrangements.

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Germany

 Theophony wrote:
These could be internet trolls . They come in all different shapes, sizes and nose arrangements.


No way, they're way too buff and tall

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So new email is out, sounds like they're trying to move production to the US. Antone have details? Thats stupid exciting

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chaos0xomega wrote:
So new email is out, sounds like they're trying to move production to the US. Antone have details? Thats stupid exciting


Nooo I'll have to pay for trans-atlantic shipping now

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 Wha-Mu-077 wrote:
chaos0xomega wrote:
So new email is out, sounds like they're trying to move production to the US. Antone have details? Thats stupid exciting


Nooo I'll have to pay for trans-atlantic shipping now


As opposed to trans Indo-Pacific or trans-Asiatic?

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Those Trolls are most definitely a kit that has my interest. Will be nice to see what poses they end up with.

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 Esmer wrote:
To be fair, trolls are probably the least universally-agreed upon fantasy race among the various franchises, at least looks-wise.


That's the truth, I don't even know what I think a troll should look like. I recently bought a bunch of Reaper ogres to use as trolls for Rangers of Shadow Deep

These look like they'd be just the ticket for Lord of the Rings.

   
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Really nice work thus far anyway, might I suggest a hafted flail(like a Hussite flail) as a weapon option. I can really see those big boys being devastating swinging something like that around.

   
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California the Southern

The overall size of these guys will be the most determining factor for me, but I'm sure I'll still grab at least one box.
I'd imagine they're at least going to be large enough to fit a 40mm base. Outside of the spiders these will probably end up being the largest kit WGA has produced.
My prediction is probably if they're really big we won't get more than 8 to a box, but I'm going to guess 6.

I do agree that one of the best aspects of trolls and ogres is their design fluidity and that they can be used for all sorts of purposes.

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Canada

I like them, can't wait to see the Landsknecht Ogres if that's still happening.

I hope moving production to America works out for them and they continue to succeed and grow.

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 cygnnus wrote:
I like those a lot! Hopefully, there’ll be a good number of weapons options in the kit. Would like to see some kind of missile weapon option too…

Valete,

JohnS

Yeah the big guys always get left out for ranged weapons, when they'd be so great with them.
Any troll sized ranged weapon is going to be more artillery piece than anything, and you do not have the hassle of movingartilleryabout the countryside on muddy roads. I personally think really big bows would be terrific for these guys. Ranged landsknetcht ogres would be great, I'm just imagining a ogre sized arquibus ball or crossbow bolt just clearing rows from a pike block.

Although i do understand if they don't provide ranged weapons. Only so much room on the sprue and they are traditionally heavy shock troops.

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Beaverton OR

I love WGA and am SUPER excited about the trolls! (I mean: I have an Ogor-Maw army AND a Astra Militarium army... so two places for this kit to fit in!)

Probably my biggest desire with this set is to have enough sci-fi bits that I can use them as Ogryn/Bullgryn without having to kitbash too much.

Oh, and since this is a thread for WGA:

Has anyone here tried kitbashing with the new "Iron Core - Stormtroopers" models? I noticed they switched out their normal arms on the sprues (going instead with empty hands and glue on weapons) and I wanted to see if others had any info on whether this made kitbashing with 3rd party bits easier or harder.

   
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World War 2 Italians on pre-order. I appreciate that one can make Bersaglieri with this kit. Bersaglieri article at Wikipedia.

How well do WGA's historical offerings scale with their Death Fields line?

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 Ancestral Hamster wrote:


How well do WGA's historical offerings scale with their Death Fields line?


I have a few of their historical kits and for the most part they are the same height, they just have slightly slimmer proportions on their arms and bodies.
The major difference with the arms, for example, is that some of the sci-fi stuff has big shoulder pads that add to the width of the arm connection (raumjagers in particular), which can make it a bit more difficult to mix parts without some modelling.
I have seen lots of conversions that mixed the Death Field kits with the historicals and they usually look nice, but it will certainly depend on your objectives.

The heavy weapon in the italian kit certainly has some potential as a heavy bolter equivalent.

   
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Germany

Lookin' good, like always.

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Really nice, i'll need to pick some up when the next preorder hits (got to get those free shipping discounts)

 
   
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Tangentville, New Jersey

I have no need for them, but those Italians look great!

Meanwhile, I'm still waiting on Aztecs...


 
   
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Germany

 KidCthulhu wrote:
I have no need for them, but those Italians look great!

Meanwhile, I'm still waiting on Aztecs...


Same, genuinely wondering what happened to them and the Conquistadores

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