Necromunda New Forgeworld heads for most gangs

Discussion in 'Tribe News' started by cronevald, Dec 31, 2018.

  1. cronevald

    cronevald Gang Champion

  2. SumpRat

    SumpRat Gang Champion

    Man they’re pretty.
     
  3. Trafalgar Law

    Trafalgar Law Gang Hero

    They're nice. I like the Escher and Cawdor ones, but no additional female heads for Van Saar?

    Don't know if I'll buy any though. I've already got enough Escher and I'm not going to want to try to change the heads on models I've already assembled and painted.
     
  4. Forward Assist

    Forward Assist Gang Champion
    Yak Comp 2nd Place

    I think the two androgynous heads are female in the VS pack.

    Obviously Delaque don't need anything...
     
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  5. cronevald

    cronevald Gang Champion

    Maybe top row 1 and 3, maybe bottom row 3. I think there are a few in there that wouldn't look off on the female pose. And I think Delaque only got left out because they were just released. I'd be surprised if they don't get some down the line.
     
  6. Paupoi

    Paupoi Ganger

    Both Escher and Goliath are 50% hit 50% miss but Cawdor are a home run for me. Orlock are truly meh and Van Saar are not my thing since I like the helmets best.
     
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  7. cronevald

    cronevald Gang Champion

    I'll agree on the Escher. I actually like the Orlocks a lot as the ones that come in the box are so damned generic that I didn't use half of them.
     
  8. Sethmerlin666

    Sethmerlin666 Gang Hero
    Honored Tribesman Yak Comp 1st Place

    Cawdor are rad, its the hoods we've been looking for
     
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  9. Stoof

    Stoof Yakmarines 2nd Co. Word Priest
    Tribe Council Yak Comp 2nd Place

    I can't help but think these - particularly Van Saar and Escher - are the heads they should have come with in the first place!
     
  10. Merzbau

    Merzbau Ganger

    I’m happily surprised to see these but some of them seem like a major aesthetic shift, like the over the top skull respirators for Goliath and (especially) Orlock. And I’m going to reserve judgment until I see them painted, but the Escher ones look like they might have cartoonishly overdefined lips- borderline Raging Heroes stuff. I hope I’m wrong and it’s just the lighting (bare resin is kind of hard to make look good); the rest of the designs look good, especially ones like the scarred head that are clearly drawn directly from illustrations in the books.
     
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  11. MFMONK

    MFMONK New Member

    Great idea, poor execution. Like most vanilla ones more.
     
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  12. MusingWarboss

    MusingWarboss Gang Hero

    I love the Cawdor heads, it’s nice since they didn’t actually have much choice on the sprue, unlike the mass of heads on earlier releases.

    The Escher I sorta like, there are a few on there that I think hmmm about but probably worth a look.

    Goliaths I do like too as they seem to have gone quite Fury Road with them!!

    Don’t have much interest in the others but the VS ones look pretty generic.

    This of course is always a bit of an issue a year later. Most people will have brought a box or more of their chosen gang and got on with it. For new players it’s nice on box 2+.

    Can’t help but think it’s a bit of a push to shift more sprues though!!
     
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  13. There is more overt ethnic variation in these, which is pretty cool!
     
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  14. DerekDecker

    DerekDecker Ganger

    Meh, no respirator mask head for Escher, how did they forget this? Also I think the hair they choose for the Escher pack are just kinda bland, the one from the plastic kits is way better.

    Van Saar female finally have hair, but they look masculine.
     
  15. RobStrachan

    RobStrachan Gang Hero
    Tribe Council

    Ah... I already have 20 of each house with gs’ed haircuts for variation. I might treat myself to some more though... they do look good (except the Orlocks).
     
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  16. UndeadKing

    UndeadKing Ganger

    Goliath heads look great. Tempted to get goliaths over finishing off my cawdor
     
  17. Space Truckin

    Space Truckin Gang Hero

    These are fantastic. Now surprise us again forgeworld and sell them for a reasonable amount :D
     
  18. Chivers7

    Chivers7 Ganger

    I’m guessing £10 for 10 heads...
     
  19. ClockworkOrange

    ClockworkOrange Executive Officer in charge of Trolling
    Staff Member Tribe Council Yak Comp 1st Place

    :LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::unsure::(:eek:
     
  20. DerekDecker

    DerekDecker Ganger

    you'd be happy if you're paying in pound :")
     
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