New Anglo-Saxon Warband, Picts and Historicon 2016

Today we are releasing the second in a series of Skirmish Warband deals the Anglo-Saxons and as we did with the Dark Age Irish we are giving you your warlord for free. We are also showing off the soon to be released Picts as we get ready for Historicon 2016, we hope to see you there.

Anglo-Saxon Skirmish Warband for Saga

This Anglo-Saxon Warband is designed to be suitable for a 4 point SAGA force. It provides you with a solid core of troops that can be then further customised and built upon for bigger games, and just like in the SAGA rules we give you your Warlord for free.

Anglo-Saxon 4pt Saga Warband

The warband consists of the following;

1x Warlord and banner man
2x Thegn (Hearthguard) units (4 figures each)
2x Fryd (Warrior) units (8 figures each)

 Every model is different! Banners, spears and bases not included.

Keep your eyes open for more warbands from us in the coming months as we plan to release as many as we can.

Sneak Peak: Picts

If you follow our Facebook Group you will have already had a sneak peak at our major release for this month which are the Picts and Scots.  If you are going to Historicon 2016 in a couple of weeks you could be lucky enough to get your hands on the first of these models before they are released later in July - early August 2016.

Footsore Miniatures Picts

Footsore Miniatures Pict Warlord

Historicon 2016

Footsore miniatures will once again be partnering up with Warlord Games to provide sponsorship of the greatest Historical convention in the USA if not the world!

The first 3000 people who attend the show will receive the special edition figure: Into the Valley of Death. Exclusive to this year's Historicon show!

Footsore will as always have a huge range of Dark Age figures and for the first time at a US show, our entire Late Roman, Early Saxon, Romano-British and Goth ranges. Perfect for building your Saga, Hail Caesar and WAB armies, Or just indulging in some personal painting projects.

There will also be a huge amount of Bolt Action and Antares sets for you to get you hands on as well as play demo games with the team at the booth.

Bill Thornhill, sculptor extraordinaire will be on hand to talk you through his latest evil plan to have the Picts and the Scots released for you for the FIRST TIME at the show itself, obviously while stocks last.

So come and see us at this years premier convention - we are the first booth in front of the door in the dealer room!!

Andrew, Bill & Tiegen
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Footsore Miniatures at Historicon 2015


Not long now until Historicon 2015, the largest gaming convention in North America devoted to historical miniature wargaming.  Footsore Miniatures is very excited to say that we are going to be there taking part over all four days. 

Find Footsore Miniatures alongside Warlord Games at the first booth inside the vendor hall. Stop by to get our new releases making their debut at Historicon 2015!

Don Hauser - US Manufacturing/Fulfillment & Customer Advocacy and Bill Thornhill - Sculptor, as well as staff will be on hand to help you find what you are looking for and answer any questions regarding the Footsore brand.

New Releases

If you are looking for new releases at Historicon you won't be disappointed as we will be bringing these exclusives with us....

Brian Boru, High King of Ireland

He's sculpted in his old age at the battle of Clontarf in 1014 AD which was to be his last battle. Its said he was slain while praying by the Viking Brodir, who was later captured by Brians brother Ulf the Quarellsome. Brodir was then given a horrible death involving a tree and entrails. 

Ulf (Wolf) the Quarrelsome

Ulf was possibly Brian Borus brother or stepson. His mother had been killed in a Viking raid so his hatred of the Norsemen was legendary. He was so incensed at the death of Brian Boru that he hunted down his killers and had them all put to a grisly end. He was generally in a bad mood most of the time we are guessing.

The Priest

The is Father Jack, a bad tempered firebrand who believes that death is a worthy punishment to the enemies of God. He will take up arms and and the cross for any warlord or king that will fight on the side of righteousness.

Although these are being made exclusively for Historicon 2015, future purchases can be made directly through the web store after the event.  

To the Strongest!

Also at Historicon we will be exclusively stocking 'To the Strongest!' which is an excellent set of rules for Ancient and Medieval tabletop wargaming. It enables a battle to be fought with model soldiers on a dining room table and won or lost in less than two hours. But the rules also support huge battles, with several thousand figures and up to five players a side.

The rules include scenarios, terrain and points values to support those players who wish to play competitively. Numerous army lists are available online for free. These start with the Biblical era, go through to Late Medieval times, covering all periods in between.

The rules have been written in plain English, with appropriate diagrams, sample lists and many examples of play. They are copiously illustrated with pictures of battles and beautifully painted miniatures. They have proved popular with veteran and novice wargamers alike!

Find out more about these excellent rules by speaking to us at Historicon or if you're not attending check out their website.  I am sure like us you will agree they make an ideal companion to our range miniatures.

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