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Danny Cantwell

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I was curious if anyone had any suggestions on where to find miniatures to create warbands for Frostgrave. I understand there are official Frostgrave miniatures however I am not a huge fan of the sculpts themselves. I know that Games Workshop would be an easy choice because of their Warhammer Fantasy line. However, I was hoping there were some other alternatives out there. As of now, I have some Reaper Bones miniatures I might use but wanted to see if there were any other possible box sets/packs that might work as well in creating my warbands. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.
 
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Chris Miller
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For generic warriors you could look at Wargames Factory Hammer of the Gods. 32 minis for around $20 is awesome.
http://www.wargamesfactory.com/webstore/hammer-of-the-gods

Black Tree Designs has a wide variety in fantasy and feudal that would be great as well.
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Sounds like you're familiar with Bones - the Reaper website store has a really nice search function to help you find the figure that's perfect.

e.g., here's a handful of thieves for your warbands...
 
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I plan on using Zombicide Black Plague figures.
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Warlord Games, Perry Miniatures and Mantic also have multipart plastic figures.
The first two are of the historic variety, and Mantic is fantasy.
 
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There's so many manufacturers of minis that you could use. I've gone for a Japanese/Horror/Black magic style group, so I've combined miniatures from the Malifaux and Bushido ranges.

Here's the warband in it's current undercoated stage (bonus foxes were from some other range I forget)



Have a look about for any fantasy figures and you'll be sure to find a wealth of things to inspire a wizard and group.
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The box of soldiers for Frostgrave look awesome, are customizable, and are reasonably priced. With that said, Reaper Bones is a good economical solution.
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i plan on using my skaven warband for melancholic reasons
 
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There are the Pathfinder and D&D pre-painted figures. Admittedly since there is rariety, what you get is random. This isn't a great option unless you are already buying them.

I'm using an assortment of GW and Ral Partha from my own RPG days. I am planning some themed warbands and will use historical plastics. For an Middle Eastern warband, I will use Gripping Beast Arabs, and for a Mongol warband, Fireforge Games Steppe Warriors. Both companies produce other plastic medieval kits, so you could field a Viking or Frankish Crusader warband if you liked.
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I've composed a list of 28mm plastic pose your own {PYO} miniatures kits. Here's the link:
[Links] Alternative Plastic kits for Variety and Kitbashing
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I bet Malifaux has some great minis for this. I'm also considering GW, Reaper, and even Zombicide Black Plague h
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I am using all of my descent figures. The ones from second edition are a little smaller than the ones coming out in the monster and hero packs but you get everything from skeletons, dragons, mages, gorillas, nagas, constructs, and the added benefit of having another game system.
 
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Foundry has rights to some classic Perry miniatures that used to be part of Citadel/Games Workshop “Feudal” line.

They look great and they may even possibly be some of the influence of the Frostgrave ones.

Look at the Early Medieval line. Especially the Men At Arms.
MED301 through MED309


https://www.wargamesfoundry.com/collections/early-medieval-b...


 
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I love minis and have a tone from a bunch of games and systems. I have or plan to get some of the following:

From games systems:
Malifaux
Game of Thrones
Runewars
Sword & Sorcery
Zombicide (Black Plague and Green Horde)
Other CMON mini games
Descent
GW (40K Fantasy, AOS, Warcry, LotR/Hobbit)
MTG Board Game
Warlord Games (Frostgrave, SPQR, Hail Caesar, Warlords of Erehwon)

Mini lines:
Reaper
D&D/Pathfinder Prepainted
D&D/Pathfinder Unpainted
Heroclix
 
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Jak Mac Ewen
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D&D and/or pathfinder
already painted
lots of choices
easy to get

heroscape works well
Star wars minis, the one without blasters or lightsabers
heroclix-cheapest of the bunch

best choice?

whatever you already have, mix and matchcool
 
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Fireforge games has a range of medieval miniatures you can use for assorted medieval troops: men-at-arms, knights, bowmen, etc.

Gripping Beast has the SAGA range, with dark ages miniatures perfectly suitable for Frostgrave: saxons, vikings and the like.

And last but not least, in case you fancy some female miniatures, check out the viking shieldmaiden and dwarf warbands from Bad Squiddo Games, they're great quality.
 
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