Bring out your dead!

A nice post over at Destination Unknown made me want to post my own casualty minis, especially since in our game this week we needed a down figure for all four of the adventurers!

Turns out a dozen or so Hobgoblins and Hobhounds can take out four 2nd-3rd level characters pretty fast!

Here are five Grenadier miniatures (the last one is really a thief climbing a wall).  The first four were sold as a set — two adventurers and two goblins or orcs.

I needed some more diversity though — what about elves and dwarfs?

The dwarf is by TSR (from the brief period they made their own figures.  His weapon broke off a long time ago and no-one ever used him as their PC).  The knight is a plastic figure from a Weapons & Warriors game, filed down to lay flat.  The elves were cast from Prince August molds.

I also did some more whimsical casualties:

A head from a Citadel Chaos Warrior and a pair of boots from a larger scale WWII figure, no doubt the victims of some seriously failed saving throws.

Lastly, a few treasures (scratch built from bits and glitter), two chalk outlines, (the most generic casualties yet) and couple of Grenadier skeletons which were broken  long ago but too good to throw away.

If you have any broken, bent, or unused figures, this is a pretty good way to make sure they get some use.

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  1. A+ for using glitter as gold coins. The piles are worth fighting for.

    The casualty figures look good, and the custom made ones seem to be a creative use for otherwise unused figures.

  2. Those casualties are so great! I love the chalk outlines. 🙂


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