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nickinsomerset27 Sep 2018 11:57 a.m. PST

Been waiting for these chaps, have Pikemen and command, very nice!

Tally Ho!

Timmo uk27 Sep 2018 2:09 p.m. PST

Is it the photo but the top lot look two thirds torso and one third legs.

Henry Martini27 Sep 2018 5:38 p.m. PST

It's stumpy calf syndrome once again, I fear. Sadly it's an all-too-common sculpting transgression in the historical miniatures industry; rare in the exclusively fantasy/SF scene (excepting actual dwarf sculpts, of course). Some brands are more afflicted than others.

It never ceases to amaze me that in this day and age a sculptor can progress figures to the final production stage without noticing such glaringly obvious disproportion in his work.

Steve Barber Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Sep 2018 2:59 a.m. PST

Thank you so much for the nice comments! Im glad your enjoying my work. Still 23 years full time in this industry can't be too bad can it for such awful sculpting? It is always nice to hear from others in the industry and to give feedback isn't it.

Durando28 Sep 2018 3:36 a.m. PST

Yes Nick I concur, have a ton of the pikemen, they fit nicely with my 1stCorps figures, have just placed an order for these, it's great too see the range expanding

Grey Heron28 Sep 2018 4:27 a.m. PST

Great looking set of miniatures. Love the variety of headdress available for the gamer/collector.

Looking forward in seeing this range expand.

Best regards,


Aebel9028 Sep 2018 5:09 a.m. PST

Awesome news, these sculpts look great!
Its not a period I have given much attention before, but that is going to change with these.
I am going to put in an order for these lads soon.

The head pakcs is certainly a nice asset that will provide variety and character on the gaming table.
I will follow the development of this range with a keen interest.

Thomas O28 Sep 2018 6:16 a.m. PST

How do they compare in size to Perry and Warlord figures?

Steve Barber Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Sep 2018 7:11 a.m. PST

Hi Thomas, our figures match scale wise to Perry figures. I hope that helps..

idontbelieveit28 Sep 2018 7:43 a.m. PST

These look terrific, Steve!

Steve Barber Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Sep 2018 9:11 a.m. PST

Thank you guys! There will be lost more packs to come.

panzerwaffen Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2018 9:13 a.m. PST

How are they size wise compared to Warlord Plastics? Also are they same size as Perry or bigger?

Steve Barber Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Sep 2018 10:06 a.m. PST

Hi Panzerwaffen, I don't have any to compare at the moment. Ours are usually blend quite well with Perry Metals I have been told on other ranges. Do you have any scale images of how Warlord scale with Perry?

Charge The Guns10 Oct 2018 12:42 p.m. PST

I happily use Perry with Warlord metal and plastic.
Mmm. Perhaps I need some of these too :)

Nice one Steve.

kyotePO12 Oct 2018 11:30 a.m. PST

I don't see anything wrong with Steve's new sculpts they look like well represented period clothes and positions, especially the firing pose. Some people just like to complain because they didn't do it themselves. Please carry on Steve.

Steve Barber Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Oct 2018 8:17 a.m. PST

Thanks Guys. I appreciate the remarks. Ragged pikemen standing will be available in two weeks. Lots more to come!

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