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Made in us
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Sacramento, CA.

Son gave me a box (aka giant pile) of Mantic zombies, off the sprue. There has to be at least enough for 60+ zombies in there....

That said, I've been trying to think of something to do with them. Plague zombies are obvious, but you think with some minor conversion love, I could also pass them off as Poxwalkers, Nurgle cultists, and Plaguebearers? Kind of a 1 stop shop "counts as".

Plaguebearers might be a stretch though, as I believe they're somewhat "beefier", as well as based on 32mm. What do you think?
   
Made in gb
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Sounds like a plan to me.

If you used them as Poxwalkers and Cultists in the same army personally I think it would be a bit confusing. Depends on how much conversion work you do of course. If you give the Cultists guns and none to the Poxwalkers then that should be clear enough.

I agree that Plaguebearers might be a stretch too far. Although if you're really set on using them as such I guess you could put them on 32mm bases to differentiate them from the Poxwalker and Cultist units.
   
Made in us
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Sacramento, CA.

@El Torro
Thanks for the response

Thinking minor conversions only. Some bone spurs, maybe a tentacle here and there, as well as guns and "improvised weapons". (I want one swinging his own arm, and another carrying his own head pointing a gun in a random direction)

After talking thru it a bit, I'll probably settle on Poxwalkers, with a "could pass for cultists if needed" flair. I already have a different ginormous pile of bits my boys dumped on me I've been turning into "Cultists" though.

And I actually found a lone Plaguebearer in the bits box. Kind of like I thought, they're beefier, and taller. Definitely be a stretch to make them work, as the Mantic zombies are pretty thin/small as is. They'd look funny on a 32mm lol.
   
 
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