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Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« on: August 31, 2018, 11:50:22 PM »
Fireforge will launch a new kickstarter campaign on the 20th of September. In my opinion, that's one of the more interesting Fantasy miniature releases aside from GW that has come out in a while. The miniatures are heavily 'inspired' by Game of Thrones. The best part is, that the miniatures pretty much have the same scale as GW miniatures.

A preview of the kickstarter campaign is available:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fireforgegames/927490714?ref=558303&token=630d2b53





The Stretch Goals include a 2nd human faction (Lannisters ..) and units like this:



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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2018, 02:21:46 AM »
I dont have any fireforge miniatures, but I am a big fan of what they do.
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« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2018, 02:26:27 AM »
Okay I'm very interested. I've been a big fan of Fireforge for awhile but never got around to getting anything.

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« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2018, 10:30:07 AM »
They look like Bretonnians.
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« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2018, 04:05:58 PM »
Oh wow these are very nice...they look like Middenhiemers to me  :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap: :eusa_clap:
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2018, 11:01:08 PM »
These look great. I had seen the northmen before, but not the living dead nor the not-undead peasants. Between these and the Northstar kits, I'm feeling like it's a new golden age of plastic minis for my own interests.  :-D

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« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2018, 11:49:49 PM »
These look great. I had seen the northmen before, but not the living dead nor the not-undead peasants. Between these and the Northstar kits, I'm feeling like it's a new golden age of plastic minis for my own interests.  :-D


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« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2018, 02:02:53 AM »
I'm not sure what I'd use them for, if I buy them.
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« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2018, 02:09:59 AM »
I've moved pretty far beyond getting what I have a planned use for. Now I generally get things I like and then try and find a use for it. The northmen could be Brets, but I think I'm more likely to use them as rustic Middenheimers or Ostlanders. Undead would likely join the zombie horde.

I might pick something up but boy have they picked a bad time in my budget.

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« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2018, 11:32:25 AM »
Those Lannisterific heavy infantry look like they might be useful as T9A hw+shield Imperial Guard.
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« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2018, 04:55:27 PM »
Those Lannisterific heavy infantry look like they might be useful as T9A hw+shield Imperial Guard.



man I got to get caught up on the 9th age stuff
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« Reply #11 on: September 02, 2018, 05:11:27 PM »
All that padded armor says ... Bretonnian.

I actually have a Bretonnian army book.  Believe it might be the last one that was printed.

Initially considered going that route, but then I saw how many horses I had to paint, and at the time, such wasn't appealing.
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« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2018, 10:11:27 PM »
All that padded armor says ... Bretonnian.

I actually have a Bretonnian army book.  Believe it might be the last one that was printed.

Initially considered going that route, but then I saw how many horses I had to paint, and at the time, such wasn't appealing.


is there not a 9th age equivalent to them? I thought I read that somewhere? 
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« Reply #13 on: September 03, 2018, 02:04:49 AM »
Don't know much about 9th age.  Not sure I'll ever play it.
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« Reply #14 on: September 03, 2018, 04:13:38 AM »
Looks like something I need.

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« Reply #15 on: September 03, 2018, 06:24:34 AM »
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Don't know much about 9th age.

It's warhammer, but made by people who care about balance.

Some say people who care too much about balance...
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« Reply #16 on: September 03, 2018, 12:41:06 PM »
That's about all I'm aware of, except it has it's own world, instead of the Olde World.

Me thinks they are capitalizing on the Game of Thrones series.  Humans and undead?

If I recall, I have volume one that I started reading as a youngster.  Maybe I'll go back and restart it and see what all the fuss is about.
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Re: Fireforge Games - Forgotten World kickstarter (20.09.2018)
« Reply #17 on: September 04, 2018, 08:26:37 AM »
Interesting. But I already have so many unpainted human models...

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« Reply #18 on: September 05, 2018, 07:48:09 AM »
Interesting. But I already have so many unpainted human models...

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« Reply #19 on: September 05, 2018, 09:58:53 AM »
Interesting. But I already have so many unpainted human models...

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Ayways, I really like them. The mounted guys could be easily pressed into service as mounted yeomen. The peasant mob (of the living kind) could make some great flagellants, and all the undead stuff looks usefull too. What I'm really happy about is the scale comparison shot, these guys are as big as GW greatswords. It's a welcome change as most of the other plastic fantasy/historical ranges are smaller and look odd next to empire models.
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« Reply #20 on: September 05, 2018, 07:09:57 PM »
I don't know about you guys im backing this with $100.00+ level at least ..im that in love with them lol
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« Reply #21 on: September 05, 2018, 10:32:42 PM »
I'm a big fan but it's more a question of how much I can stretch my budget. :(

In a perfect world, I'd like the 140 euro main level pledge. In practice I think I'll be closer to the Veteran level and getting 3 or 4 boxes with maybe a character or two.

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« Reply #22 on: September 06, 2018, 10:18:04 AM »
I really want the undead horsemen. They're great!
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« Reply #23 on: September 06, 2018, 12:03:50 PM »
They look nice enough, but how many options for the same generic fantasy troops / tropes do we actually need? Hopefully down the line the orcs / elves / dwarves will be interesting rather than just competent, but I'm not holding my breath.

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« Reply #24 on: September 07, 2018, 06:23:45 AM »
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Interesting. But I already have so many unpainted human models...

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All that padded armor says ... Bretonnian.

I actually have a Bretonnian army book.  Believe it might be the last one that was printed.

Initially considered going that route, but then I saw how many horses I had to paint, and at the time, such wasn't appealing.


is there not a 9th age equivalent to them? I thought I read that somewhere?

Kingdom of Equitaine. Geared more towards a cavalry/infantry mixed force than the late Bretonnia. But a real update tied to a generally more balanced system.

Then again the Bret look will be usable in any late medieval historical context, so you might think of the Brets as a generalist fantasy/late medieval army, rather than a specific Warhammer army. Bret models will probably give you the widest possible choice of games where you want to utilize them.

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