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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-01-11, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
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Avatars of War (AoW) is a young company located in Barcelona, Spain.
They design and manufacture 28mm fantasy miniatures and miniature games.
Their fist miniature game is called Arena Deathmatch.

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That is one all around bad ass! Looks like a Dwarf Slayer, and I like Dwarf slayers...

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Does anyone know if there scale is close to Warhammer Fantasy. I know its 28mm but how do they look side by side?

I really want to use some of their dwarf models to give my army some extra character!



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Does anyone know if there scale is close to Warhammer Fantasy. I know its 28mm but how do they look side by side?

I really want to use some of their dwarf models to give my army some extra character!
Their scale is almost right on. I have their Dwarf Slayer model and he looks just a hair bigger, but nothing you are going to notice unless you are looking for it. I can speak to the quality of thier sculpts as I have several of their Dwarfs. They will make excellent additions to your army.

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Nice detail, but, my god, the poses are so dull. The upper body has some changes, but for the most part they are static.

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Yeah, for a D&D game I would use these in a heartbeat to represent my characters.
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Got their Orc shaman and fields him as a Weirdboy in 40K. Just love that model. I have sculptuered lightning stretching out from his scepter and fingertips.

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I own several of the chacters and can honestly say I am really impressed

For the most part they are about 1mm taller, really not a big deal, but the orc warboss on foot is huge, large even compared to GW black orcs, not a massive deal as it makes da boss look like dis da biggest.

The Chaos marauder (1st version) is nice not as brutal as the gw ones but fits nicely, I use it as wulfrik as I don't like GW verson. The newer one looks really nice and is on the to buy list as well as the HE mage and the chaos armour lord, stayed away as I have read negative views about him

The bad side of the models tend to be the casting gates and the glue joints. For example the orc shaman, marauder, and i think both the boss and the necro all have seperate hands, to glue on to points that are really thin, and virtually impossible to pin so that the biggest problem I found.

They have also started into plastics so I would really keep an eye on these guys
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I've got their Wizard, Orc Hero and twice the Netherhound.

Unfortunately, my Orc has a slight miscast, so the heads on his back are flat, without any details. Fortunately, I know how to use greenstuff

But for the rest, beautiful figs!
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I've seen alot of these models. The gaming store I go to stocks a few things every now and then and they are gone within a week of coming in. I love the detail on them. Excellent company.



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