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15mm Volcano Dwarf Command


Dwarf King Command Group (3 figures)
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QNA001
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€3.81 EUR


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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian writes:

There's nothing like seeing a long-running project coming to completion!

As I mentioned a while ago, I've returned to my fantasy roots to complete my oldest painted army – which I'm calling my Volcano Dwarves, using the 15mm figures once available from Grenadier.

Today, we'll look at some command bases for the army.

These figures were sent to our friends in Sri Lanka, Fernando Enterprises, came back painted, and then waited patiently for me to base them on Mighty Armies 1" x 2" bases. I contoured, painted, and flocked the bases, added LITKO FlexSteel on the bottom (for magnetic storage), and sealcoated everything with flat matte.

Volcano Dwarf command

My instructions for painting the Dwarves were:

Caucasian/tanned flesh tone. Beards: black, brown, gray, blonde (varied). Army colors are red and yellow (volcano); these are Chaos Dwarves.
Volcano Dwarf command

For the general standing on a shield, I told the painters:

Bottom figures: leather armor, gray clothes, bare arms, steel sword handle in leather scabbard. Top figure: standing on yellow shield. Shiny steel armor, steel boots, shiny chainmail, shiny sword, golden helmet.
Volcano Dwarf command

For the flagbearers, my instructions were:

Red hats, yellow shirts, shiny chainmail, black pole with silver top, brown paints, black boots. Flags/banners: flames or volcano.
Volcano Dwarf command

And for the drummers, I said:

Clothing in grays and browns. Leather armor brown with brass studs. Helmet steel; hood gray. Boots black. Drumsticks black with red tips. Drums brass with yellow tops and bottoms. Axe shaft light wood; axe metallic and sharp edges.
Volcano Dwarf command

As an update to my previous article, Mirliton currently has these figures in its online catalog, so they are available again!

Volcano Dwarf command

I've tried to arrange the figures on each base differently, to provide some variety.

Volcano Dwarf command

I also have an 'extra' flagbearer pose that's not shown in the current catalog…

Volcano Dwarf command

These three command stands will allow me to divide the army into sections, or I can add them to provide unit commands as needed.

Volcano Dwarf command

More to Come!