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 Post subject: Re: Miniature ideas for the 5 "new" teams
 Post Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 4:27 pm 
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Wow those all look awesome, great job!

My only criticism is the square bases, but I know some people love them.

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 Post subject: Looking for ideas for 16 Snotlings for Ogre team
 Post Posted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:37 pm 
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The more I look at the old Goblins I intended to use for Snots, the less I like them.

So... Anyone with ideas which miniatures will go well as Snots with the Blood Bowl Ogres?
I have plenty of those and don't want to buy new ones.

I'm talking about these ogres:
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 Post subject: Re: Miniature ideas for the 5 "new" teams
 Post Posted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:12 pm 
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I haven't painted them up yet but I have the Greebo Buggers.


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 Post subject: Re: Miniature ideas for the 5 "new" teams
 Post Posted: Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:18 pm 
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Hm, not really my style...
But thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: Looking for ideas for 16 Snotlings for Ogre team
 Post Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 4:46 am 
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Regash wrote:
So... Anyone with ideas which miniatures will go well as Snots with the Blood Bowl Ogres?


Impact! Kalle Imps
http://www.impactminiatures.com/index.p ... id=TC_IMPK

$15 for 10 metal imps (ignore the note I need to update that ... they are no longer resin). (3 random duplicates in the 10 pack but no Imp more than twice).

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 Post subject: Re: Subject changed: What to use for Snots?
 Post Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:05 am 
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Hungry troll have some fantastic snots.

http://www.hungry-troll.com/ho-metal-snotling


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 Post subject: Re: Subject changed: What to use for Snots?
 Post Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:37 am 
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@Todosi: Those look more like goblins to me and on those bases, even their size.


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 Post subject: Re: Subject changed: What to use for Snots?
 Post Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:28 am 
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Regash wrote:
@Todosi: Those look more like goblins to me and on those bases, even their size.

They are smaller than GW goblins


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 Post subject: Re: Subject changed: What to use for Snots?
 Post Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:17 pm 
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Remember the Bloodthirster started life as a Balrog. GW changed their demons from generic to original for Warhammer 4th ed. So, a Balrog figure would make a great BT. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_ASwVCv6tTJM/T ... G_2250.JPG or if you think he's too big, they do a 'Dwellers in the dark' model too. http://s152.photobucket.com/user/psmorg ... d.jpg.html

For goblins, I love the old armoured look of 3rd ed. Inspired by Labyrinth, Legend and so on. I saw these http://www.beastsofwar.com/labyrinth/ri ... labyrinth/ They'd make great Squig riders (for Stunty) but if there are a foot version, they'd look great on the BB field.

For Trolls, for me GWs River Trolls (old http://www.coolminiornot.com/pics/pics1 ... 455d0a.jpg and new https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2727/5842 ... 39e1_b.jpg ) are the best looking trolls ever. They'd make a good Warpstone troll, if done in purple or bluey/purple. I'd never use anything else.

The picture you linked. The Snotlings in the picture are actually snotlings (apart from the one in the catching position). These are all 'star players' from 2nd edition. I think the Impact figures are a good shout. I think a lot of wargames manufacturers have great cheaper options. As a lot of their goblins are undersized compared to GW. So their gobs would make great snots. These ones for example are nice examples from a wargame manufacturer. http://www.wargamesfoundry.com/our-ranges/goblinaid


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 Post subject: Re: Subject changed: What to use for Snots?
 Post Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:14 pm 
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Since Galaks price can't be beat even with long distance shipping cost, I decided to go with them.
So this case is /closed.

@harvestmouse: Incredible how different tastes can be. I'd really wouldn't even think about using those river trolls as I don't like them at all.
And I was really disappointed when GW released the BB Troll based on them as I was so used to Ripper.

With Goblins, I went with original GW Goblins and weaponsnipped them. They are the best looking Goblins out there for my taste.

The Balrog was already in my hands but it is so incredibly huge that I decided against him. That "dweller in the dark" looks kind of interesting, I'll see if I can get more pics of him.
Edit: According to GW, it stands on a 60 mm base! :o That thing is way to huge to be on a BB pitch!


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 Post subject: Re: Subject changed: What to use for Snots?
 Post Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:56 pm 
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Look at the pic, he's not that big. He's smaller than a Balrog, but big enough to show the importance of a BT. Remember this is a premium big guy.


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