Friday, 24 April 2015

Unboxing Malifaux - War Wabbit

If Gremlins riding a giant rabbit seems unusual then your probably playing the wrong game...


This was part of the Wyrd Games Easter sale and as a 'special edition' therefore arrived in a bag rather than the usual Wyrd Games box...this also is technically an un-bagging rather than an un-boxing but I'm not creating a new tab, lol. It's entirely possible that this model will appear in future promotional events as previous 'Limited Edition' models have also re-appeared later...


The War Wabbit bag contains enough parts for one miniature...namely the War Wabbit. It also contains a stat card for it though there are no upgrade cards.

The bag has one sprue in it as well as the aforementioned card...


Should there be any assembly issues with the model then they will be listed in the appropriate section and you can view larger versions of the smaller pictures by clicking on them. There are assembly instructions for this one below...
Instructions

Stat Card

Assembled
There are a number of troublesome points when assembling this model that are worth noting. There was a slight gap where the two halves of the 'Wabbit' meet by the face area that may require a bit of filing or filling as necessary. There's also a couple of mould lines that go through detail such as fur but they can be removed fairly easily by scraping along the edge with a sharp scalpel. The straps attach to the sprue at the mid point so it's difficult to remove them without either snapping them or leaving a lump of plastic on them that's tricky to remove from such a thin part so be careful with this bit. If it's any relief they are fairly easy to locate on the model though.

Any-one who has ever assembled Gremlins will be unsurprised to hear that the one has separate tiny feet but even they might double-take when I tell you that the other has separate ears...yes...ears. The usual advice about having a pair of tweezers handy applies here...also...for goodness sake don't drop one onto the carpet...



...and here are some close-ups...

...the eggs and the base...

Comparison Pictures
Here's a comparison picture between the War Pig and the War Wabbit.

Thoughts and comments are (as usual) most welcome.

Mantic Games Newsletter

Mantic Games are offering a discount for all those poor people who can't to make it to Salute this weekend...and a run-down of what's happening for those of you who can...

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Salute (and what to do if you can't make it)

Every year the Mantic team head down to London for Salute, and this year is no different. Except we’ve got this enormous flag!
If you’re attending the show then you can read all about what we have planned here.
However, if you can’t get there we don’t want you to miss out so, in celebration of our trip to Salute 2015, we’ve got 15% off everything on our website for this weekend only!

All you have to do is enter this code in the checkout and it will take 15% off your order:
SALUTE15
Hurry - the code expires midnight Sunday 26th April!

Here are some goodies we think you might want to have a look at:
DreadBall Xtreme - The Galaxy's Most Brutal Sport - go underground with this standalone game based on the hit futuristic sports game. Play Ball!
Giant Martian Robot - 7" of pure Martian Mayhem! The biggest model we've made, there are lots of different options with which to crush humanity.
Battlezones modular terrain tiles mean you can create a battlefield, easily and affordably. We've a set for every budget and a wide range of different themes. Take a look!
All-Access Pass - get the DreadBall starter set, Season 2 and Ultimate expansions, plus additional subs and MVPs. The Galaxy's Greatest Sport in an easy one-click package.
Staff Pick - The Bloodmire Legion. Kings of War 2nd Edition is just around the corner and we're building up armies for the big release day. Undead was a popular choice here in the office, and there isn't much better way to prepare for the new edition than the Bloodmire Legion. It includes 179 miniatures for £99.99 and there's a good mix of infantry, cavalry and warmachines, plus some mighty heroes to lead the force. All-in-all, it's the perfect way of getting an Undead force. Find out what everyone else said about it in the reviews - Dave.
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Forge World Newsletter #454

If in doubt add more guns...or different guns....but basically the answer is going to involve guns...

Tearing through the armour plating of enemy vehicles, the Vindicator laser destroyer array is a potent weapon of destruction. First retrofitted into the heavily armoured Deimos pattern Vindicator chassis during the dark days of the Horus Heresy, several Legions took to fielding this variant as a mainline battle tank, proving itself on many occasions as an able tank hunter. After millennia of brutal warfare across the galaxy, it is still in favour within the Space Marine Chapters, the Vindicator Laser Destructor continuing to bring retribution to the enemies of Mankind.
The Deimos Vindicator Laser Destroyer may be fielded in Space Marine Legion armies in Horus Heresy games and also in Space Marine armies in standard games of Warhammer 40,000. Its updated rules can be found HERE.
This is a complete multi-part resin and plastic kit. It is available to pre-order today for despatch from Friday 1st May.
“Any man who calls for peace is an enemy as much as the traitor who seeks your life – treat them with the contempt they deserve.”

Rogal Dorn
Primarch of the Imperial Fists
Skilled infiltrators and masters of reconnaissance, the Raven Guard Legion was the hidden hand of the Emperor from even before the time of the Great Crusade, hunting down any who would not bend the knee to the Imperial truth. Striking from the shadows, the XIXth Legion is ever prepared for enacting rapid, overwhelming assaults from unexpected quarters against the enemies of Mankind.
Available to pre-order from today are six upgrade kits for the Raven Guard Legion: 
Also new today is the Space Marine Mk VI Command Upgrade set:
First trialled by elements of the Raven Guard Legion during the closing days of the Great Crusade, Mk VI battle plate was later known as ‘Corvus’ armour in honour of their Primarch, Corvus Corax. The addition of enhanced sensors provides those warriors of the Legiones Astartes who wear Mk VI armour into battle with considerable advantages over older armour patterns.

This set contains 2 Legion Vexillas, 2 Legion Nuncio-voxes, 2 Legion Nuncio-vox operator helmets and 2 Legion Sergeant helmets for Space Marines equipped with Mk VI Corvus armour.

All of these multi-part, resin upgrade kits are available to pre-order today for despatch from Friday 1st May.
“We strike from the darkness, but we are not of the night. Though born in darkness, we seek only the light.”

Corvus Corax
Primarch of the Raven Guard

There is still time to place a reservation order for the Warhammer World Grand Opening. Reservation orders can be placed up to and including Friday 8th May. To place a reservation order, call us now on 0115 900 4995. For full details on placing a reservation order, CLICK HERE.
Place your reservation order for the MCM London Comic Con now. Reservation orders can be placed up to and including Friday 15th May. To place a reservation order, call us now on 0115 900 4995. For full details on placing a reservation order,CLICK HERE.

Wizkids Newsletter

Wizkids news of varying kinds...
Greetings WizKids Fans!

SNEAK PEEK! Marvel HeroClix: Age of Ultron Storyline Organized Play


Click here to check out a sneak peek of the exclusive grand prize for the upcoming Marvel HeroClix: Age of Ultron Storyline Organized Play (OP).  Register today in theWizKids Event System to find events near you!
IN STORES NOW! Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set II


 
Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set II is available in stores now! Be sure to pick up these top-quality fantasy figures featuring beloved Pathfinder characters including Amiri the Human Barbarian, Kyra the Human Cleric, Harsk the Dwarf Ranger, Biter the Badger, Ezren the Human Wizard, and Merisiel the Elf Rogue.


As an additional bonus, each Iconic Heroes Box Set includes exclusive "Boon Cards" for use in the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game. These Boon Cards are only available with the Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes sets.

For more information, please visit - http://wizkids.com/pathfinder-battles-iconic-heroes-set-2/
COMING SOON! Temple of Elemental Evil Board Game
 
    

The latest Dungeons & Dragons Adventure System Cooperative Board Game is climbing up The Hotness list on BoardGameGeek! Make sure Temple of Elemental Evil is on your watch list. Featuring multiple scenarios, challenging quests and cooperative game play designed for 1-5 players, this is a game you won’t want to miss.



Compatible with all other Dungeons & Dragons Adventure System Cooperative Board Games, Temple of Elemental Evil was designed by the same award-winning (and best-selling) Wizards of the Coast creative team that developed The Legend of Drizzt, Castle Ravenloft, and Wrath of Ashardalon.
COMING SOON! Marvel HeroClix: Avengers Assemble
 
    

Marvel HeroClix: Avengers Assemble is almost here! Visit HeroClix.com to see the latest previews and learn about the figures in this set, featuring past and current members of the Avengers as well as classic Avengers villains! Collect all 71 figures and 15 different Avengers ID Cards randomly inserted into boosters. To enhance your HeroClix experience, pick up the Captain America and Iron Man Dice & Token Packs too!



Don’t miss out on the Release Day Organized Play – sign up in the WizKids Event System today!

-The WizKids Team
Copyright © 2015 National Entertainment Collectibles Association, All rights reserved. 

Warlord Games Newsletter

More from Warlord Games...
Welcome to the Warlord Games Friday Newsletter, featuring all this week's releases and other wargaming product news.

German Grenadiers Box Set!

New: 30-man Plastic Bolt Action German Box Set!

Available to Pre-order today - will start shipping next week! View Article
All orders placed now until the end of the day on Sunday 27 April 2015 will receive an unreleased sprue of Endoskeletons from the Terminator Genisys Miniatures Game ABSOLUTELY FREE! Click for details

New:

Marder I Tank Destroyer

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New:

Pike & Shotte Musketeers and Armoured Pike Block

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Upcoming Events

This weekend:

Salute 2015

 

Legionary - Exeter

 

Diceni - Norwich

Prize Draw Winner

Each month, every one of our Newletter subscribers are entered into a prize draw to win a £50 / $80 gift voucher.

Find out if you are the lucky one:

 

Showcase:

German Forces of the Late War Period

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New:

Super Dungeon Explore!

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New:

Super Dungeon Explore: Forgotten King Expansion!

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The Warlord Games webstore has thousands of historical and sci-fi miniatures just waiting to be deployed onto your battlefield!

You'll also find all the paints and tools you need to get your new models ready for action, plus rulebooks and dice for our various game systems.

And don't miss the Deals section if you're on the look out for a bargain!
 
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