Friday, 18 March 2011

Northstar Foundry Sale

I spotted this offer today and, in particular, the three packs of naval figures that I could use for pirate games, albeit in a much later period. At six quid a pack they're excellent value and useful as a little self contained painting project in their own right. It's a shame there isn't another pack of gun crew or generic crew figures but at least I'll be able to put a decent skirmish force together for a cutting out raid, anti-slavery boarding party or amphibious landing boatcrew.

Excellent!

Postscript: Just had an email from Northstar to the effect that they'd run out of Marines. Oh well, at least I have some nice crew for a Royal Naval cutter or suchlike. I can always find some troops from another range, perhaps more appropriate to the mid 1700's? 

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