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Gavin Syme GBS Sponsoring Member of TMP writes:

Thanks sir.

Merry Festive time to you and yours as well.

Indeed let us hope 2021 is better.


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Gavin Syme GBS Sponsoring Member of TMP of Alternative Armies writes:

As we enter the coldest and darkest point in the year, we extend seasons greetings across the world, and thank everyone for their custom and their friendship in what has been an unprecedented annum. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from here in Scotland. This is our last public announcement in 2020, and we would like to tell you what to expect until the end of January 2021.

Christmas Greetings!

This is a special time of the year, and we are giving the whole team time off after what has been a manic four months. We are closed from the 22nd of December until the 4th of January, when our office will re-open and respond to messages. We will commence shipping once more worldwide on 11th January 2021, as the global postal system returns to normal. Our website will be online as always, and the month will change over on 1st January as normal, if you wish to check it out over the holiday season.

Our shipping rates have changed as of today, with our levels of free postage raised to £100.00 GBP for Europe, U.S.A. and ROW. Our courier door-to-door shipping remains unchanged, as do all U.K. rates (including the small-order reduced rate). Standard airmail not tracked rates have increased. Sadly, this was beyond our control. See the new rates on our Information and Shipping page. The price of all of our products has remained unchanged.

Weeping Banshee

During December, a free 5002I Stalinov the Liche is included in every order shipped out from us automatically. When January begins, this will change with the month, and until the 1st February, all orders will automatically get the brand-new Weeping Banshee! A teaser image above of this fantastic 28mm creature, which is the final of five free female characters (which will see a release as a pack in January). So if you would prefer this miniature (which will be on the site to see as the month begins) free, then hold off on your order until January.

January Storm Event

We have a month-long event in January, which will see many new releases across the month; and for the entire month, you will get the Banshee free, and 15% off your order of any value automatically at check-out on-screen before payment. Yes, 15% off! What is more, this automatic discount is live on the website from now (22nd December), as we are a fair bunch of fellows.

While you will have to wait until January to purchase the new releases, here is a list of what is coming, and from the start of the new year, these new codes will appear on the site without pictures, but you will be able to order them from then. Pictures and news of each will come across the month.

28mm Scale

FL24-05 – Weeping Banshee (free and can be purchased)

FL24 – Winter and Summer Heroines (5)

The Midsummer Druidess, the Witch Carline, Kalene the Barbarian Priestess, the Ice Queen and the Weeping Banshee – all in one pack.

56598 – Zahnner Dogman Hussars

Following up on the Dogman Field Marshall Mounted and the Pudigroan Grenadiers, a new full five (skirmish pack, unit or single trooper) of miniatures for Pudigrochumberg or for Confederation of Finklestein or even Ostarian Empire (with a change of uniform colors).

5024M – Escape the Dark Czar in Metal

By request of Flintloque players, we present the ten miniatures in the 5024 Escape the Dark Czar beginners set in metal rather than resin. A collectors' code for sure, for those who wish the might of tin in their ranks. General Saindoux and the others!

TOR18 – Trees of Death

The Torture Chamber range has codes which were never seen in the 1980s, and we are delighted now to bring some of these to the world in 2021. Trees of Death is a set, plus a never-seen-before nude woman and two Goblinoid torturers as single miniatures.

MPS9 – Wagon Set

Tabletop 1980s marketplace set, the wagon returns. Get the set of wagon plus mule, male driver, and woman with baby, or single miniatures from it. As we continue to return classic miniatures to wargamers all over the world.

15mm Scale

HOF156 – Grey Alien Combat Saucer Kit

Continuing the expansion of Grey Alien packs within the huge HOF range, we have a scout saucer with pilot, supplied with a top you can put on or keep off, plus parts for five different armed load-outs which match up with the infantry and portable weapons platforms. Energy cannon, missile pods, and more.

MRX19 – Landsknecht 16th Century Gun Crew

We have nearly 30 different Landsknects in the Altuos range, and this gun crew of four poses will fit with the MRX artillery codes.

MRX23 – Organ Gun 16th Century

A new artillery piece in the Altuos range, which can be put with MRX19, MRX7 or MRX11 gun crews.


Lastly, the brand-new artwork in this article was drawn by Edward Jackson, the resident World of Valon artist, whose work can be seen across all the Flintloque game books, expansions and Slaughterloo, as well as the upcoming En Garde and other titles in The Ion Age, for example. These are a 1st Sepulcherov Guard Hussar at rest in the Witchlands. A Joccian Grey cavalry standardbearer on his Highland Cow. A Finklestein Ogre who has stumbled into a patch of ground where re-animated dead of the Dark Czar are rising to his evil bidding. Lastly, a Aegpyt concept art for an Othari household warrior with spear, mounted on a hyena. It is our goal to have more of Mr. Jackson's artwork in print during 2021 in upcoming projects.

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