Sunday, October 5, 2008

'ere we go again... more HotT stuff

I was in Melbourne recently attending a conference, and my wife and I scheduled a litttle additional RnR time.. during which of course shopping was in order. Now it was, quite honestly, pure coincidence that we stumbled upon 'Mindgames' in Swanston Street.. no, truly, just an accident,.. hey, really, nothing was planned... anyway..

Browsing as we are want to do, my wife spotted a bag of.... Zombies....they had completely slipped under my radar... must be getting old... but, sure enough.. 100 20mm plastic Zombies... She asked.."Are these any use?" Now seriously, what could I say? 100 Zombies for only $16Aus... really.. silly question.

Oh, no.. irresistible...... I could see HotT Zombie Hordes .. shambling slowly but irresistibly across the table top.. I had similar visions when i spotted those little spiders a few months ago...

Now I have already seen where that lead....and I could see much the same again.. but this time not a new army, rather a variation on a theme.. Zombie Hordes for the Undead to play alongside.. I do need to be careful though. I am trying to make each of the HotT armies fundamentally different from the others,. so they each play differently on the table. I already have a Horde army.... careful, Robin.

The only downside is that the figures are ALL identical.. only one pose...hardly shambling.

'ere we go, 'ere we go ' ere we go.. again.



2 comments:

  1. The good news is this is just one of many Bags O' Zombies. The bad news is each bag contains a single pose, so you get a hundred of each at a time. The good news is they're pretty cheap, even so... with the judicious application of heat and a bit of variation in painting, three or four different poses can make a decent horde of three or four hundred zombies. I guess in HotT terms, that's about equivalent to the entire population of the USA :)

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  2. Peter

    Thanks .. I discovered some of this just last night when two good friends Nick and Stan showed me the Zombie game... I have been able to swap 20 of my 'girls' for 20 'blokes' from the original game set courtesy of Nick

    and.. yes a few conversions.. he! he!... not that I'm addicted you understand..LOL

    Cheers
    Robin

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