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Albino Squirrel10 Feb 2010 8:42 a.m. PST

Today on my blog I've got a review and pictures of the Perry Miniatures plastic War of the Roses infantry set. My review is focused on using them as substitutes for Warhammer Fantasy Empire miniatures. I've included some size comparison photos.

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To summarize, they are much skinnier than the Games Workshop Empire figures, with much smaller weapons. If you only use them in separate units, they'll probably look okay in a pinch. Especially if, like me, you really dislike the current Games Workshop Empire models. But their thick built-in bases, and size incompatibility which prevents doing conversions using Empire plastic components, means it's not really a great solution.

Prince Rupert of the Rhine10 Feb 2010 8:57 a.m. PST

Good article,
I would have used the Perry figures for Bretonia rather than the Empire though. I'd be tempted to use these guys for the Empire metal but compare favorably with the GW plastics price wise

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I have a an idea to start replaying 3rd edition WFB and the perry's WOTR would be in with a shout for my human troops if I ever get the project of the ground.

Jon

Gattamalata Inactive Member10 Feb 2010 9:30 a.m. PST

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Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Feb 2010 10:23 a.m. PST

I'm going to be using mine as Brettonians. I don't like the new Brettonians and have a large Brettonian army from the 5th edition, so it will be getting brought out, dusted off and probably repainted to a large degree.

Gattamalata Inactive Member10 Feb 2010 11:08 a.m. PST

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mweaver Inactive Member10 Feb 2010 2:38 p.m. PST

I see them more as Bretonnians, although the thickness issue would obviously still be there.

Thanks for the article and pictures, AS.

Albino Squirrel10 Feb 2010 3:13 p.m. PST

Yes, I agree that they would fit in just as well stylistically with the Bretonnians as with Empire. But I don't play Bretonnians, so I didn't have any of them to compare with. I imagine it's easy enough for people who do play Bretonnians to extrapolate and draw that conclusion themselves, and the miniatures would probably compare similarly.

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