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Anton Ryzbak24 Mar 2023 6:15 p.m. PST

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Just had a chance to sit down and look at these guys, Great minis, great BIG minis topping out at over 40mm each! Nicely detailed with a Sci-Fi option too! link

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP26 Mar 2023 6:52 a.m. PST

I believe Wargames Foundry had something like these in metal at one time.

Griefbringer27 Mar 2023 5:23 a.m. PST

Regarding "classic fantasy" landsknecht ogres, I think Marauder Miniatures may have done them before Foundry did their version. Pics of the Marauder ogres (ca. 1990):

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As for these Wargames Atlantic versions, they look very promising on sprue, though I would not mind seeing a few piccies of assembled, unpainted models to see how they look when put together.

My local game store has been stocking some Wargames Atlantic kits, maybe I should ask if they can get these. Need to check first if I have enough spare large bases, though – nine ogres per kit is quite many.

Griefbringer28 Mar 2023 2:13 a.m. PST

Well, I did find enough spare big bases for at least one boxed set, so let's see if when/if they make it to the local game store.

On another note, the sci-fi "gonnes" and "GI Ogre" heads on the sprues look nice, but I am not really convinced that these would look all that great on frilly renaissance bodies. Would be interesting to see if the manufacturer would be able to re-use them later in a dedicated sci-fi ogre set with some gritty futuristic bodies and other interesting bits (backpacks, canteens, sledgehammers, giant chainsaws etc.).

Puster Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Apr 2023 8:05 a.m. PST

I would not mind seeing a few piccies of assembled

I bought myself a set and built all available arm combinations once, which means 12 different minis using only "historical" heads:

Outside shots:

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Inside light:
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The painted fellow on the left is a modified Foundry Orge, which are smaller but with larger heads. They Ogres will be painted soon, thus the color on some.
I used Renedra 3cm bases.

Griefbringer10 Apr 2023 1:33 a.m. PST

Thanks for the pics!

How straightforward were they to assemble? On the pictures the parts seem to fit quite well together.

Those Renedra 30 mm bases look like quite a tight fit.

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