14 November 2012

Review: Spartan Games "Dystopian Legions Drummer"

I recently pre-ordered the model above for use with my Imperial Guard detachment the "7th Scansin Regiment of Foot".  The company is Spartan Games, and it's from their Kingdom of Britannia line for Dystopian Legions.  Their website states that you get 2 Miniatures but never actually show you a picture of the 2nd Mini.   Naja, I thought it's either two of the same, or something close, and went ahead and ordered it. These came in yesterday and of course I just had to get it open and see how they looked.  Below is the back side of the box they came in.
Here's my first surprise, the second model comes with a field hat, and not even a Pith Helmet. My 2nd surprise is that the one model that comes with a Pith (the one I was really after) is bare footed...  :(  Now I'm stuck trying to decide what to do.  Either Green stuff a pair of boots (which I'm not good at), use the 2nd model, or I have to start cutting. 

The miniatures themselves are very well done, but there was quite a bit of flash to clean up, which went pretty quick though.  Another thing that bothered me was that the slots in their bases is too small, and you have to trim down the piece below the mini to get t hem to fit.    The attention to detail is very good, and I was blown away and all the fine details when you look closer.  I'm really looking forward to getting these painted up.
Above is a picture showing the hight of the miniature next to Marshal Argos himself.  They pass quite together well I must say, although he could off been a tad smaller seeing that he's supposed to be a child.  All in all an Excellent Miniature and I'm already considering using some of their other Miniatures as Storm Troopers.

1 comment:

  1. Nice! I've been eyeballing this range, cool to see some comparison shots. Thanks!