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Gavin Syme GBS Sponsoring Member of TMP writes:

Thank you. Most kind. We do not know what the free code will be until a week before the month end..we have a short list then roll a D6! We like to be kind to our customers.


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

Welcome to the new month, and what a strange time we are living in now. April saw 20 new codes in 28mm, 15mm and 6mm scales across many of our ranges, all now in our New Releases page of the website. The annual March to War event is now over, and we wish to thank everyone for their custom.

Free Goblins offer

Alternative Armies is open and working within the guidelines laid down in the U.K. for social distancing. As our regular customers will know, we like to offer something extra for free. All this month, you will get ten free little Goblins automatically included in your package as it mails out.

Swarm is not a word I use easily, lad. A swarm of animals of insects and things that crawl or fly and take to nests, yes, those be swarms. But swarm is the word used when talking of Nilbog. That Goblin vermin is weak, but he is strong in numbers and that makes him dangerous. The Backwoods Band swore their loyalty to the warlord Karnok back when we were amid the Ruins of Talno. Goblins were to face us, we knew that. But had we known of the swarm, then perhaps we would not have fought among the ruins. When the Backwoods Band arrived, they surely outnumbered us a dozen to one, perhaps more. With sword and spear, we made short work of each Goblin, leaving them pulped at our boots, but one by one, my men were brought down by many hands and daggers. So a swarm. I would rather have faced a Wyvern… at least we would only have had to look in one direction for death!

OH1 – Nilbog's Backwoods Goblin Band

Nilbog's Backwoods Goblin Band

This code contains ten different 28mm metal miniatures. Goblins armed with a variety of weapons, including sword, dagger, mace, polearm and bow, with each model approximately 19mm tall.

Ending 9AM GMT 1st June 2020, we will automatically add a pack of OH1 (worth £11.50 GBP) to every order shipped out from here in Scotland. You need do nothing but place your order and we will put one in for you. Of course, you can order from OH1 as normal as well, and if you do, you will get the free pack as well. Please note: this offer applies to any order placed by webstore, by phone or by email and post which requires shipping (Digital Download books only does not count, sorry!). Supplied unpainted and without bases.

News From Alternative Armies for May 2020

You might have just read the above in this article and thought… wow! Ten free Goblins. I will tell you how we choose our free code for the month to explain this, as I have been asked as well. We have a list of six possibles, and we roll a D6 to choose it. True and very wargamer, eh! Next time around, the selected code is removed and another added and the roll is made again. So we never know for sure what it will be, and it means something possibly radically different each time. Typically, there will be a fantasy, Flintloque, science fiction, 15mm, 6mm and Ion Age item on the list of varying value. So now you know why we are offering ten free little Goblins!

En Garde

Due to the Covid19 pandemic, we have suspended our new print title releases, and publication re-print runs as well (and thus the digital versions will also be held back). This means any title on our site which is out of print will remain so for the present time. The World of Valon dueling game En Garde and two U.S.E.M.E. titles planned for May 2020 will happen later on. If you wish to be informed of when new titles will happen, please contact us on and we will let you know.


This month, we will have free content for you to enjoy – several articles and scenarios for our game systems. Among these will be optional rules for giant mecha in U.S.E.M.E., as well as Bio-Constructs in U.S.E.M.E.. A Patrol Angis scenario about a lone and cut-off Duxis Battlesuit, and a Flintloque scenario which was meant to be published back in 2012 too. A mad cap adventure for DarkeStorme which sees Nilbog and his robber band try to escape from some very angry High Elves. Another linked scenario for General Saindoux, as he continues to try to escape the Dark Czar. A lot to read for free during May.


Across the last weekend of this month, we will have a special offer which will reach just into June. A chance to stock up for summer for four days only. If you would like to be notified by email, then contact us on We will have some releases during the month too. We have also updated our Collected Bundles page, where the biggest savings are to be found.

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