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Thursday 28 November 2013

59007 Cryptmass Goblin House released!

New for Flintloque and Slaughterloo

Cryptmass on Valon is a scary affair for most.  Not like on our world where the giving of gifts softens the heart and promotes love to all Men.  Oh, no.  On the magicke world of Valon the festive season is called Cryptmass for a reason.  That reason...the dead rise.  From their crypts and coffins for two nightmarish days as Wylde Magicke seeps up from the depths of the world.  In more civilised places such as Albion and Krautia there are plans and organised gangs who go, shovel and swords in hand, putting the dead back to rest but in Al-Garvey its a little different.  The Goblins and Dark Elves take to their homes and hearths locking doors and windows and taking the teachings of the Catatonic Faith wait out the scratching at the shutters.  Goblins often hang a dead Dodo outside their door in an effort to distract the risen dead.  Silly would they cook it?

The buildings are Al-Garvey are much like those of their neighbours in Catalucia.  Crudely built stone structures with ceramic pan tile roofs and heavy wooden doors.  Their main difference from the Dark Elves of Catalucia is in their size.  Being made for Goblins their doors and windows are smaller than would be comfortable for larger creatures.  That does not however stop the blue coated Elves of Armorica who occupy parts of Al-Garvey from squeezing themselves into the diminutive rooms.  

59007 Cryptmass Goblin House
1 Fantasy Resin Building Kit  12.00GBP 
or 25.00GBP Built and Painted.
This code contains one high quality multiple part grey tone resin building.  Requiring assembly you receive the following parts.  One front wall, one left wall, one right wall, one rear wall, one roof along with six skulls and holly wreaths (from three different designs) and a dead Dodo hung by its feet. The snow is part of the structure and is molded into the building parts.  When assembled you have free choice of wreaths and dodo placement with the structure built its dimensions are 100mm tall (including chimney), 60mm wide, 60mm deep.  It is a fantasy festive season building suitable for all 28mm smaller humanoids such as Goblins.

Oh and if you don't want your house to be in a winter theme then painting the snow on the house with a sprinkle of sand upon it with greens and yellows makes a lovely moss and lichen like covering. After all Goblins are not big on home maintenance!

59007M Cryptmass Goblin Houses (3) (save 15% off price)
3 Fantasy Resin Building Kits  30.50GBP 
or 63.50GBP Built and Painted.  
If you like this brand new structure then you can order three of them in a bundle and save fifteen percent off the single purchase prices both unpainted as well as the price built and painted.

Scale shot with 26mm tall Joccian from 54501 Obidiah's Gun
Alternative Armies – Buildings for Flintloque and Slaughterloo
This festive season we bring you our first high quality grey tone resin building kit.  Easy to assemble and fine fun to paint up and use the building gives you an ideal black powder napoleonique fantasy structure unlike anything else in the wargaming world to put on your table.  Designed with function and durability in mind but also with the unique nature of Flintloque and Slaughterloo this building and those to follow it capture the spirit of fantasy fun that the game systems are all about.  You did read correctly, this building and those that will follow it.  You see 59007 Cryptmass Goblin House is just the beginning.  It will be followed by more structures larger and smaller not least of which will be the typical version of an Al-Garvey Goblin House (code 59008 in early 2014).    Get your first building now and be in at the start.


Happy Cryptmass Season one and all!


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