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Regular Dakkanaut





So here goes... This is a shot in the dark sort of affair. When I was a child, during a vacation stay with my grandparents, they gave me this miniatures box set or playset to keep me busy. This would have been around 1988 or so. I don't remember anything about its name or branding, I don't think it was tied to any particular IP or game. Random details I remember:

It was a box containing at least a dozen or so plastic miniatures, requiring assembly (with glue) and painting. It also had this one-piece chunk of terrain: a half-clamshell mold of thin plastic with some landscape features on it. Rocks, a stream, etc.

The minis included some dwarves with spears, a big spider, and an assortment of other critters. Probably some archers and some goblin/orc kind of things.

It didn't come with any sort of dice or rules or things, I don't think it was meant to be a boardgame or mini wargame. More of a fantasy themed model playset.

I wondered if this rang a bell with anyone else. It's a specific enough memory that it irks me that I don't know what it was. I don't know if it's some piece of cheap generic junk that's lost to time, or if it was part of some product line or property that I was oblivious to back then.
   
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Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

Dwarfs with spears? Were they 28mm scaled?

Could the dwarfs and or s listed here be from the same set?
https://em4miniatures.com/collections/plastic-fantasy-miniatures

   
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Those dwarfs and orcs are from the same set, but not the set the OP mentions. They are from Fantasy Warriors (1990), Grenadier Miniature's attempt to compete with GW. It was a starter box with rules, dice and 102 minis split between those various orcs and dwarfs.

As for the OP's question. Could it be something from the Crossbows and Catapults line?

 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
Dwarfs with spears? Were they 28mm scaled?

Could the dwarfs and or s listed here be from the same set?
https://em4miniatures.com/collections/plastic-fantasy-miniatures

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2020/08/24 01:14:18


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