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Those halflings are some of the most delightful minis to come out of GW in a long time!

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They look brilliant. So much character
   
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Excellent minis, defo day 1 purchase for me and i wonder what the treeman might look like, surely there has to be one!?
   
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None of the Halflings have hairy feet. Seems like a pretty crucial oversight. Especially since the ones in the artwork have hairy feet.
   
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Unexpected! And what wonderful models!

I'm rather hoping this is accompanied by a newish team roster that will allow a mixed Human/Halfling team with two ogres for maximum flinging goodness.

0-16 Human Linemen
0-16 Halflings
0-2 Ogres
   
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 ekwatts wrote:
Unexpected! And what wonderful models!

I'm rather hoping this is accompanied by a newish team roster that will allow a mixed Human/Halfling team with two ogres for maximum flinging goodness.

0-16 Human Linemen
0-16 Halflings
0-2 Ogres


Hehe, that would be too powerful, but the idea is nice. I think they should go the Underworld team way - 0-12 halflings, 0-6 humans and 0-1 Ogre.

Must say these miniatures are incredibly full of character for halflings. I would almost be sad when they kick the bucket in game. Almost...

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Those Halflings are quite possibly the greatest models I have ever seen!

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Is it bad that I neither play bloodbowl nor have a team, yet I'm buying those halflings just to find a use for them?

Amazing sculpts so I need to make some use from them.

My poor lizard team are still waiting.
   
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I really like those halflings, I was hoping they'd use the pots for helmets look from BB2 and it looks like they kept a similar style overall. I had hoped they would fit a treeman on the sprue, that way the doubled sprues give you two treeman. I figured the halflings would be small enough to where they could barely fit a treeman but I guess those will be resin...I hate resin.


 
   
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Or plastic like the Troll and Ogre.

They can be for Wood Elves too, so separate makes sense
   
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 Thargrim wrote:
I really like those halflings, I was hoping they'd use the pots for helmets look from BB2 and it looks like they kept a similar style overall. I had hoped they would fit a treeman on the sprue, that way the doubled sprues give you two treeman. I figured the halflings would be small enough to where they could barely fit a treeman but I guess those will be resin...I hate resin.


I’m just planning on using the shadespire wood elf team as treemen/treewomen

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 Thargrim wrote:
I really like those halflings, I was hoping they'd use the pots for helmets look from BB2 and it looks like they kept a similar style overall. I had hoped they would fit a treeman on the sprue, that way the doubled sprues give you two treeman. I figured the halflings would be small enough to where they could barely fit a treeman but I guess those will be resin...I hate resin.



There have been plastic big guys. Kurnoth Hunters could be a good base for a plastic one if not.
   
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Kurnoth Hunters are the perfect size for Treemen, though they’re maybe too serious looking to sit alongside these chaps.

 
   
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Jackal90 wrote:
Is it bad that I neither play bloodbowl nor have a team, yet I'm buying those halflings just to find a use for them?

Amazing sculpts so I need to make some use from them.

My poor lizard team are still waiting.


Possibly some kind of thief-taker mini-game, where you need to pursue the Halflings?

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incredible design, with a lot of personality. Auto buy for me



and the tree man for when?
   
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Jackal90 wrote:
Is it bad that I neither play bloodbowl nor have a team, yet I'm buying those halflings just to find a use for them?

Amazing sculpts so I need to make some use from them.

My poor lizard team are still waiting.

When you buy these and add a couple of trees, you can start playing blood bowl and it's no longer sad. It's very easy to make some fun use from them: Blood Bowl!


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 Thargrim wrote:
I really like those halflings, I was hoping they'd use the pots for helmets look from BB2 and it looks like they kept a similar style overall. I had hoped they would fit a treeman on the sprue, that way the doubled sprues give you two treeman. I figured the halflings would be small enough to where they could barely fit a treeman but I guess those will be resin...I hate resin.


Resin is fine (except the price). I got all Blood Bowl resin minis and it's no problem to glue, spray and paint.

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Have they said what the halflings are made of? I want to guess plastic because of the duplicate bodies, and using all the space their tiny, compact bodies save to give an extra head per body.

 
   
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I'm hoping for some secret weapons for these little gents. Chainsaws, "sticky" buns, various food bombs, maybe even the halfling hotpot!
   
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 AduroT wrote:
Have they said what the halflings are made of? I want to guess plastic because of the duplicate bodies, and using all the space their tiny, compact bodies save to give an extra head per body.


I realise it doesn't specifically state as such in the article these were announced in, but the likelihood of them being anything but a plastic boxed team is scant to none.

No "full" teams have so far been made of resin. Star Players and big guys and other specialists/upgrades only at this point.
   
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Would be very surprising if these were anything other than plastic. They'll probably come with one of those ridiculous "starting" rosters too. It would look something like this:

12 Halflings 360k
8 Re-rolls 480k
Apo: 50k
6 Assistant Coaches: 60k
5 Cheerleaders: 50k

So we're gonna see a bunch of new additional halflings stuff now?

-pitch / weather table
-Spike! magazine
-inducements, wizards ++
-special ball(s)
-dice
-cards
-new & old star players

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 AduroT wrote:
Have they said what the halflings are made of? I want to guess plastic because of the duplicate bodies, and using all the space their tiny, compact bodies save to give an extra head per body.


Cakes, Pastries, Sticky Buns, Burgers, Kebabs, Hotdogs, Stew, Hotpot, Sosig Roll, Bacon Butties, Toad in the Hole etc.

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Pretty sure they will be plastic and i can only hope with the rest of you that they add some nice stuff for them, I am not holding out for a tree man though as I have not been very impressed with the big guys so far really, they always have their hands full or a crap pose.
   
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 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
 AduroT wrote:
Have they said what the halflings are made of? I want to guess plastic because of the duplicate bodies, and using all the space their tiny, compact bodies save to give an extra head per body.


Cakes, Pastries, Sticky Buns, Burgers, Kebabs, Hotdogs, Stew, Hotpot, Sosig Roll, Bacon Butties, Toad in the Hole etc.


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I just can't wait to see the tokens/markers and balls that come on the sprue. The other kits have had some cool stuff like the nurgling eating a ball, warpstone balls etc.

Only downside to the halfling sculpts I can see is the more static one holding the ball. I thought they were moving away from sculpts carrying the ball after so many people criticized it. Also none of them are holding a turkey leg, or eating any food. Other than that great stuff.

edit: I just realized they didn't put hair on their feet, whoa

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So, inbefore anyone else, time to speculate next team? When would we see next previews?
   
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 Thargrim wrote:


edit: I just realized they didn't put hair on their feet, whoa


That leaves it open for you to apply your own static grass to their feet for a fuzzy effect!

   
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 Prometheum5 wrote:
 Thargrim wrote:


edit: I just realized they didn't put hair on their feet, whoa


That leaves it open for you to apply your own static grass to their feet for a fuzzy effect!


I could, but I probably won't bother. These aren't LOTR halflings anyways, so a slight change there doesn't bother me much. I'm just glad they kept the almost creepy gnome look, like a caricature of a real person.

As for speculation on the next team, well we'd be looking at a summer release for them...I would think. BB has been off to a slow start this year and we still don't know when halflings go up on pre order. But i'll assume they will be released by mid next month at the latest. I do hope halflings is the only joke team this year, the only other weak team I wouldn't mind seeing released so soon might be vampires. But i'd much rather see chorfs/lizardmen/wood elves to close out the year.

 
   
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I really hope the Halfling Turn marker is a fist holding a turkey leg with a bite out of it.

I agree with Thargrim. I think Lizardsmen, Chaos Dwarves, and Wood Elves would be the ideal next releases this year. They are all teams with pretty distinct play styles and with them in the lineup most of the more popular teams would be covered.

   
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They actually did a Halfling team. I don’t think I’d be surprised by anything they put out next.

 
   
 
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