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[DCM]
Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

Where did those come from? Mantic plastics not born of Kickstarter but from retail untimely ripped for a starter box?

I need to buy these...for $1 per mini. Maybe $2.

   
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Regular Dakkanaut




Looks pretty good, will have to see them in flesh to be sure though.
   
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Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





The Northern Alliance infatry are a great realization of non-Chaos Northern Barbarian types. I can see them pulling double duty as Varangur Warband, ASOIF Wildlings, Erewhon Barbarians and in other settings. I definitely prefer them over the Frostgrave plastic Barbs (not that those look bad, but on first look Mantic´s are way better)

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Very nice these will go well with my Fireforge stuff as alternate ASOIAF minis plus I can finish of my NA Vanguard. I have a load of Frostgrave Barbarians but I find them to small next to other companies minis great for kit bashing though and think some parts will mix well with Mantic’s kit.

The hunters are made from the same kit, so I assume they have Spears as their weapon option as the blog says that there will be double handed weapon and bow arm upgrade packs presumably in resin.

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Harry, bring this ring to Narnia or the Sith will take the Enterprise

M41 - Alternative Rules for Battles in the 41st Millennium (40k LRB Project) 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut





Belgium

Ohoh, now that's a good surprise ! Looks like there are female and male warriors mixed in this kit. It's a clever move since they're covered in heavy clothes/furs. Now those, I believe they're coming from the North !

Now to wait on the price...

Cuteness for the Cute Goddess! 
   
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Terrifying Doombull





Melbourne .au

They look pretty nice. Mantic's plastics have come a hell of a long way.

   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






More new stuff

Chimera wings are too thick but that can be salvaged with plastic wings from another kit.

Titans are a new class of unit in Third Edition and typically come on a 75mm base. Of course, we’ve already seen some – like the Giant, Terror and Greater Earth Elemental – in Second Edition, but the launch of Third Edition gives us the chance to make even more (and even bigger) Titans.


Northern Alliance Lord on Chimera



Trident Realms Kraken


Basilean Phoenix



Goblin Slasher


The release schedule for these mighty Titans is as follows:

Frost Giant and Chimera – October
Kraken, Phoenix and Goblin Slasher – December



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Also there were League of Infamy images posted on Twitter and BoW/OTT

https://www.beastsofwar.com/kings-of-war/mantics-miniatures-peek-secretive-league/





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[MOD]
Villanous Scum






Wow Mantic have really kicked it up a notch or seven thousand! Really liking their barbarians and that Goblin Slasher. They even found a painter who knows what fire looks like!

On parle toujours mal quand on n'a rien à dire.
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More League of Infamy stuff from Gencon

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 DaveC wrote:
More League of Infamy stuff from Gencon







These are some really nice paintjobs.

Also in the second pic, these are some of the best looking elves I have seen (and finally with long hair, visible under their helmets/hoods). In case Mantic decides to update its elves with new ones that look like these, I think it is going to be a very profitable move!
   
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Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

 corgan wrote:
Also in the second pic, these are some of the best looking elves I have seen (and finally with long hair, visible under their helmets/hoods). In case Mantic decides to update its elves with new ones that look like these, I think it is going to be a very profitable move!
Had the same thought re: updating their elves to match this one

Dig the vamp / drow chick most of all. Also wow, just noticed that everybody even has their tiny lil' teeth painted O_O

EDIT: That war kitten!!

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Made in us
Courageous Questing Knight





Central Cimmeria

Wow, kudos to Mantic for really stepping up. I'll buy that third edition box set and give KoW a whirl for sure.
   
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Awesome Autarch






The NotWildlings look pretty good. The other stuff is...classic Mantic though, and that's not a compliment. Will definitely keep an eye out for the folks from North of the wall.

 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

 Elbows wrote:
The NotWildlings look pretty good. The other stuff is...classic Mantic though, and that's not a compliment. Will definitely keep an eye out for the folks from North of the wall.


I feel the same, can’t tell if it’s a wolfman or ratman.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

 Theophony wrote:
 Elbows wrote:
The NotWildlings look pretty good. The other stuff is...classic Mantic though, and that's not a compliment. Will definitely keep an eye out for the folks from North of the wall.


I feel the same, can’t tell if it’s a wolfman or ratman.


He's an astrogator for one of the largest cruise lines in the galaxy. Some weekends he just likes to cut loose.

   
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Mighty Kroxigor Ancient





California the Southern

My guess is he's a were-dwarf or at least a lycanthrope aligned with the Abyssal Dwarfs. The facial hair is far too specific of style to be otherwise.

New stuff certainly looks nice. Don't know why you guys are knocking the Night Stalker stuff. It's pretty decent.

Kinda sad there's no kickstarter. I always enjoy watching the Mantic ones grow. Lack of lizards too, especially as we've seen a few new races pop up as heroes for KoW as well as whatever that necromancer is in the new undead warband for vanguard.

Poorly lit photos of my ever- growing collection of completely unrelated models!

http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/627383.page#7436324.html
Watch and listen to me ramble about these minis before ruining them with paint!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmCB2mWIxhYF8Q36d2Am_2A 
   
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Burbank, CA

Wow! The KoW stuff is looking great! Loving the northern alliance figures, and especially all the TITANS!! Kind of surprised the ogre war mammoth they've talked about (and had rules for) forever isn't one of the first ones? Glad to see an Abyssal dwarf in the new game also. Always down for more evil dwarfs, and more Mammoths, especially when they're working together!

Nice to finally see them touch on something that isn't Walking Dead or Hellboy (though I know those are big money makers for them). Looking forward to the new ed. of KoW for sure now.

Way to go Mantic!

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Longtime Dakkanaut





Belgium

Yeah, the Chimera wings aren't the only ones being too thick.

But it's still good to see there are actual new KoW products coming soon with the 3rd edition rather than another Kickstarter.

So that's how they will settle monsters, then ? If anything is on 75 mm base, then it's a titan ? Sure, why not

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 highlord tamburlaine wrote:
My guess is he's a were-dwarf or at least a lycanthrope aligned with the Abyssal Dwarfs. The facial hair is far too specific of style to be otherwise.

New stuff certainly looks nice. Don't know why you guys are knocking the Night Stalker stuff. It's pretty decent.

Kinda sad there's no kickstarter. I always enjoy watching the Mantic ones grow. Lack of lizards too, especially as we've seen a few new races pop up as heroes for KoW as well as whatever that necromancer is in the new undead warband for vanguard.


In the previous page there is a picture of the "heroes" and it seems it's a rat ogre, in te KOW lore the chaos dwarf made the ratkin maybe they inherit their beards
   
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Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

Chuck Ekherazaramesh Cheese?


My main worry now about the new plastics is that they will be as diminutive as the new Men Boychiks at Arms. If they're roughly the same size as the Frostgrave barbarians, Mantic will be leaving money on the table in a post-Conquest world.

   
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Terrifying Doombull





Melbourne .au

A very valid point. Mantic's scale has been ...inconsistent to date, so I'll be holding off to see what size they actualy turn out to be.

   
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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
Chuck Ekherazaramesh Cheese?


My main worry now about the new plastics is that they will be as diminutive as the new Men Boychiks at Arms. If they're roughly the same size as the Frostgrave barbarians, Mantic will be leaving money on the table in a post-Conquest world.


Oh god no, I would be so disappointed if mantic ditched 28mm scale. I would be very happy with leaving that to GW and conquest!
   
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Melbourne .au

It wouldn't even be "ditched" though. Half of their stuff is "truescale"-ish and the other half is "heroic".

   
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Belgium

 BobtheInquisitor wrote:

My main worry now about the new plastics is that they will be as diminutive as the new Men Boychiks at Arms. If they're roughly the same size as the Frostgrave barbarians, Mantic will be leaving money on the table in a post-Conquest world.


Assuming it's a 20 mm base (basic infantry), I believe they're the same size than actual Basilea men at arms. So very 28 mm-ish.

For the League of Infamy, they're using the same base than for Dungeon Saga - 25 mm for "human size" miniatures.

Cuteness for the Cute Goddess! 
   
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Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

The Northern Alliance stuff from Vanguard (at least) is closer to true, non-heroic 28mm.

Now showing Abyssals for Vanguard!




Painting total as of 8/17/2019: 99 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 36 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain and three fly holes and three farm buildings and a fire pit.


 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Full Northern Alliance article very nice overall but a pity about the repeats on the Ice Kin.

https://manticblog.com/2019/08/09/kings-of-war-third-edition-the-northern-alliance/
   
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Which is a good thing. Not everything needs to be heroic in scale or appearance. And painting time and other effort, when building a horde.

Quite a few pretty models here, IMHO, will reserve more praise until actually seeing them in person, but so far - good show, Mantic!

Pledge 2017:
Infinity - Ariadna (8/10) : Hordes - Circle Orboros (7/10) : Alkemy - various (12/10) : Burrows-n-badgers (10/10) : KoW and misc fantasy (13/10)

Pledge 2018:
Infinity - Ariadna (11/10) : Hordes - Circle Orboros (11/10) : Alkemy - various (11/10) : Burrows-n-badgers (11/10) : KoW and misc fantasy (11/10) : Deadzone and misc Sci-Fi (11/10) : Warmachine - Convergence of Cyriss (14/0)

Pledge 2019:
Unbuilt remaining - 42, painted 39/75 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut





Belgium

Awwww those snow foxes are so cute !



Must say, this army has a lot of character. Mantic Games didn't have cold feet here ~

Cuteness for the Cute Goddess! 
   
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More images

Good to see a Snow Troll Prime even if it's just a new arm and head for the PVC mini. Mantic still can't do Bolt Throwers or at least their fantasy versions aren't well designed IMO.

Tundra wolves



Bolt Thrower



Snow Troll Prime



Skald



Clan Lord



Thegn on Frostfang

   
 
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