Unboxing - European Pikemen

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Every day is like Christmas when you’re a butterfly...you never know which of the many (Brother Handro: many.....) orders will arrive in any given day...

Despite appearances, mainly the many hundred pewter soldiers grey and neglected in my hobby room, I love the Historical pirate era game Blood and Plunder! The team at Firelock games have designed and developed a stunning system which plays well, is easy to pick up, and (Der H: best of all...) contains pirates!

Recently Firelock tried a new funding system; Firestarter. This system allowed pre-ordering with a view to being charged once a threshold was reached. Think of it as Kickstarter light!

The result of this process is these gorgeous European Pikemen:

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Two sets of 4 identical casts, each comes with a length of shaped metal for a spear NB not suitable for children/cats! The unit sizes in B&P range from 4-12 usually so 8 is a nice number to get started with.

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The casts are clean as always, and have some nice details making them generic enough to be ‘european’ without obvious restriction to which european faction.

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Ill probably put there guys together pretty soon, but painting them....well, that is the eternal struggle.

I shall here VOW to paint my Blood and Plunder collection in the autumn, following the 2019 Melos campaign.... after all, I have 1000pts of Krieg and 1000pts of mechanicum to finish.

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Der H 

Thought for the day:   “Take what you can. Give nothing back!”