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Carrion Crow writes:

Very nice. I was tempted to get some of the original range before and now they bring out more!

One question though: As they're both aquatic races, how do they keep their powder dry?


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Aussiejed Sponsoring Member of TMP of Eureka Miniatures writes:

All new feisty frogs, plus terrifying turtles and terrapins auxiliaries (sometimes the enemies of the frogs) have been added to our Warrior Frogs range, by Kosta Heristanidis.

28mm Warrior Frogs

With these new releases, frog fans can now form specialist units like the infamous Mallet Squads (just the thing for dealing with the shells of those turtles and terrapins when they get rebellious). You can also create the effect of serried massed ranks of frogs, drawn up in line of battle, or marching up from the lily pond in long winding columns by using our new standing at the ready or marching frog poses. For a more aggressive look, codes 100FRG10 and 11 will provide the front ranks of your frog pike blocks with a suitable 'hedge-hog' of pikes appearance. And at the centre of this host, surveying his slimy minions, we have the majestic Frog King, resplendent and imperious on his litter.

The turtle and terrapin auxiliaries come equipped with bow, musket, and spear, and include a specialist sniper team to lurk in the bulrushes. There is also a drumming team and other turtle/terrapin command figures to complete the picture.

As some of you may remember from the launch of this range, the pictures that originally inspired Kosta to make these miniatures were the work of 19th Century Japanese artist Kawanabe Kyosai. Kyosai was a traditional Japanese artist, but he was not above occasional divergences into more unusual and even mischievous subjects. In an apparent attempt to satirise (and even shock) contemporary Japanese society, he painted pictures depicting rival samurai clans as frogs, turtles and other anthropomorphic creatures, locked in traditional samurai battle scenes.

28mm Turtles and Terrapins

Here are the catalogue details for the new models:

28mm Warrior Frogs NEW ADDITIONS

Designed & sculpted by Kosta Heristanidis

Variants in parenthesises. Variants are supplied randomly.

100FRG07 - Frog, with mallet (4)
100FRG08 - Frog, with spear and turtle shell shield (2)
100FRG09 - Frog, with pike and turtle shell shield third ranker (2)
100FRG10 - Frog, with pike and body armour second ranker (1)
100FRG11 - Frog, with pike 'advanced' and turtle shell shield front ranker (1)
100FRG12a - Frog, marching with musket (1)
100FRG12b - Frog, marching with spear (1)
100FRG12c - Frog, marching with pike (1)
100FRG12d - Frog, marching with standard (1)
100FRG13 - Frog King, on litter with attendants set: king, litter, 4 bearers, 1 attendant
100FRG14 - Turtle, with bow (4)
100FRG15 - Turtle, with musket (2)
100FRG16 - Turtle/Terrapin sniper team: sniper and assistant 2 figure set (1)
100FRG17 - Terrapin, with spear (4)
100FRG18 - Turtle/Terrapin drummer team: drummer and drum bearer 2 figure set (1)
100FRG19 - Turtle standard bearer (1)
100FRG20 - Turtle officer, with telescope (1)

NEW RELEASE SPECIAL OFFER THE 'MORE AMPHIBIOUS ARMAGEDDON' DEAL

For a strictly limited time, you can buy a complete set of all the miniatures/variants in this new release (30 figures and the Frog King Litter set) for $100.00 AUD (normally worth $112.50 AUD).

These miniatures and many others can be ordered in the U.K. from Fighting 15s, and in North America from Eureka Miniatures U.S.A.

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