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Raider4
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« on: 23 April 2020, 10:43:39 AM »

Looking for goblins. There's the range for Warband, but these look a bit beefier than I imagine goblins to be.

I want small & weedy for goblins, these look more like orcs. Any ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: 23 April 2020, 11:07:32 AM »

Orcs and Goblins as far as Tolkien is  concerned are the same race.

However I understand your wish to differentiate.

I seem to remember that before the Fantasy ranges were re-done for warmaster ,  Pendraken made a Goblin range that were less beefy. Suggest you drop a mail to Leon as I am sure he would be able to help more than I can
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« Reply #2 on: 23 April 2020, 11:21:47 AM »

Orcs and Goblins as far as Tolkien is  concerned are the same race.

However I understand your wish to differentiate.

Not just me. Looking through every ruleset I have to hand - Wamaster, Sellswords & Spellsingers, 2-Hour Dungeon Crawl - they all differentiate.

There's more to fantasy, especially gaming, than just Tolkien!
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« Reply #3 on: 23 April 2020, 01:36:35 PM »

What scale are we talking about here? 10mm?

I must admit I struggle with a lot of the Goblin and Orc sculpts (in most scales). I find most of them all very 'GW' fantasy in style. More than a bit caricaturish. 
And of course even in Tolkien the various Orc and Goblin tribes/clans are different in size and strength and colouring.

For 15mm I prefer the Alternative Armies range of Orcs, Mountain Orcs and Goblins. Which I use in my Morgoth Angbad army.
In 28mm my Orcs are the GW LotR range, as are my goblins - I have a very nice HoTT 28mm Mines of Moria army with the goblins and a Balrog (of course) and a 28mm Warband Orc army.

I don't have any 10mm Orcs ... not just yet.

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« Reply #4 on: 23 April 2020, 01:40:43 PM »

The orc range is hidden, as Leon nicely for some and you'll see how weedy the Goblins are!
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« Reply #5 on: 23 April 2020, 08:38:52 PM »

The original Orcs are very stocky.

The current goblins are fairly big compared to the historic humans. They are quite gangly though.

If we want to look further afield then Polar Fox do some very nice figures.
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« Reply #6 on: 23 April 2020, 09:48:06 PM »

I'll second Polar Fox.

Black Gate do greenlings for their Ogre Kingdoms army that might do too.
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« Reply #7 on: 23 April 2020, 11:35:13 PM »

Hi

Magister Militum makes some as well:-


Or what about 6mm Orcs,
https://www.perfectsixscenics.co.uk/6mm-orcs.html
https://www.microworldgames.com/collections/6mm-fantasy/products/lesser-goblin-command
https://www.baccus6mm.com/catalogue/Fantasy/Goblins/

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« Reply #8 on: 24 April 2020, 07:51:34 AM »

Black Gate do greenlings for their Ogre Kingdoms army that might do too.

They do indeed, I have loads of these, so don't know why I didn't think of them Embarrassed

If you want photos of the Greenlings with Pendraken stuff shout out.
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« Reply #9 on: 24 April 2020, 08:58:02 AM »

Thanks for the suggestions chaps. Looks like there are plenty of options out there.
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