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Monday 16 October 2017

VNT37 Crustacean Monster released with offer until end of October!

“Kandar was a warrior. He was the fiercest fighter that the land of Thagul had ever produced and his name was legend among the tribes. Now he stood at the shore of the cursed lake with sword in hand ready to kill the demon which had plagued the fishers these past months. The simple folk of the lake had spoken in hushed tones of an orange rock which moved and then reached up into their boats plucking them like fish on a line out and then down into the water. They hungered now as none would go near the water and none had for eight risings of the sun. Kandar would destroy the demon and then take his pick of the spoils the fishers possessed from their wealth and their women. The water swirled and the warrior tightened his grip on the blade. From the lake came the top of an orange rock as had been witnessed. He stood his ground with no fear of a rock. The rock grew wider and taller as it moved toward him and soon it was clearly not a rock but a body. Nearer and shallower it came, legs before feet as it stepped from the water to the land. Kandar raised his sword and then paused as two black beady eyes looked down at him. What was this thing? It towered over the warrior and it stank of the corruption of crab meat. Its arms ended in pincer claws one of which was massively bigger than the other. With a roar of defiance Kandar charged, sword raised, at the monster. Its arm came up and neatly snapped the blade of the sword as if it was grass to the scythe. The warrior ducked and slammed the broken blade into its mid rift; it shattered on connection. The larger arm came down and caught the warrior around the waist and then lifted him off the ground. Where was the glory in this Kander thought as he drummed his fists against the orange carapace of the arm. Then with a simple closing snip the monster turned Kander to two with no effort at all.” 

A big brand new crunchy release into the 28mm High Fantasy ranges at Alternative Armies with a monster sculpted by Kieran Billings. VNT37 Crustacean Monster is a suitable foe for any army to face and it is on special offer with 10% off until the end of October. Go HERE to see it or read on for more information. 

VNT37 Crustacean Monster 
Enforcer of an undersea kingdom or summoned creature of a rogue mage this mighty armoured foe will give your characters a real fight. This pack contains a single high quality grey tone resin miniature in three parts (partially posable arms) which is about 45mm tall from foot to head when assembled. It will work in several scales for many game settings. Supplied unpainted and without a base (shown on a 40mm round base) with basic assembled required. Go HERE. 7.00GBP 

Here are some photos of this new monster from several angles and for scale with a 28mm Human Thief. This is Kieran's third code for us and it follows up on last month and the burrowing Sandworms. Check these out. 

VNT35 Greater Sandworm 
Seen in stories and legends across the globe you must be fearful when the soil under your feet shivers at its approach. The Greater Sandworm. This pack contains a single one piece high quality grey tone resin miniature which is around 50mm tall and works in multiple scales for any game setting. Supplied unpainted and without a base (shown on a 40mm round base) with no assembly required. Go HERE. 4.00GBP 

VNT36 Sandworm Swarm 
The brood, the young or just the typical these Sandworms hunt prey through the sands and dry river beds seeking by the vibration of footsteps. This pack contains five different one piece high quality grey tone resin miniatures which are between 5mm and 20mm tall. They are emerging from the soil and then attacking. Supplied unpainted and without bases (shown on a 20mm round base) with no assembly required. Go HERE. 5.00GBP 

We have a trio of Weekly Deals which run Monday to Sunday each week. Each week three different offers all at 20% off normal price for a code in that range on all of its options including painted and ready for play as well as whole units if applicable. We have a Flintloque code deal, a High Fantasy code deal and a 15mm scale code deal. Get something for your wargaming and check them out every Monday when they change. HERE. We also have a Latest Releases page where all of our codes from about the last six to ten weeks of releases are sited as well as in their own pages. If you want to see what Alternative Armies has been doing it is a great place to start. All of our ranges, all our game systems, 28mm and 15mm. All HERE

Thanks for Reading, 


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