Irish Warriors review and Gripping Beast comparison


  • For anyone considering purchase of the Dark Age Irish Warriors box, this review offers a very thorough look as well as a close up comparison with Gripping Beast plastic figures. You'll see the ranges are very compatible. I agree with the reviewer that these are among the best pladtic figures on the market. 

    http://wargameterrain.blogspot.com/2020/07/wargames-atlantic-plastic-dark-age.html



  • @Don Williams 

    Thank You. That's a superior review.

    I believe the author posted a review on the WGA Aztec kit here:

    https://wargamesatlantic.com/community/xenforum/topic/74577/plastic-aztec-warriors-review

    The single best kit review I've ever seen.


  • I have to admit I hadn't taken in that there are 10 wolfhounds in the kit. I reckon I'll pick a box up at some point - I've probably got enough "Dark" Age minis really, but these do add variety and the dogs are very useful.


  • @Mark Dewis The Irishg were the first full WA kit i got. (I got haflings first, but just a free sprue from the Survey thing a couple year back). 

    Now I have:

    Irish

    Aztecs

    Haflings

    Cannon Fodder 1

    Cannon Fodder 2

    Conquistadors

    Lizardmen (1 sprue)

    Goblins (1 Sprue)

    Horses (1 sprue)

    I like all of them. Conquistadors probably being my favorite, but the Irish are a close second. 


  • the dogs are very useful.

    First non-undead I ever finished painting. And uhm... I don't remember if the ghost dog or the skeleton rat (from the Kings of War skeleton sprue) was the first overall. Also, the Irish box is even a touch cheaper than the standard WGA price.


  • @William Redford I've racked up: Halflings, Lizardmen, Cannon Fodder 1 &2, Boxers and Bulldogs so far, plus the Eisenkern Panzerjaeger girls.


  • @Mark Dewis I am interested in the Boxers. But I am guessing my next box will be Ooh Rah followed by Ogres. But Now I want the new Mantic Ogres too...


  • @William Redford 

    Can you pop a WGA goblin on a WGA horse and tell us if it fits?  It keeps coming up and no seems to actually know.  It's a mystery wrapped in a conundrum.


  • @JTam Well, My horses have human riders. I could post a pic of the riders and horses next to a goblin... but thats pretty much all I could accomplish.


  • @William Redford 

    Ah, you're a glue the riders on guy.  Oh well.  

    Appreciate it anyway.


  • Here is a female soldier conversion (fireforge rabble head), some goblins and a bonus Perry light cavalry coversion. 


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