I went and I was amazed at the extra stuff being made. I thought they said they wouldn’t do rank and file, but lo and behold they had some there! I really like the infantry - no silly hats! Awesomely detailed beards and overall great sculpts of armour.
They’re pretty nice models. The detail on them seems really high-quality. At the same time however, they’re quite different from their previous incarnation (hats, tusks, curly beards, big noses etc), so I think I can still be happy with my own conversion work and browsing good ol’ big hat + curly beard armies.
I was afraid that upon seeing the FW models I’d lose interest in my own models due to the FW ones being “better” versions of my own creations. They are higher quality for sure, but the old style still has it’s own “flavour” and feel.
Hot damn! Now we’re talking. I really like these guys. I don’t see myself putting out for units of these lads, but a few, sprinkled here and there among the old school boys will fit nicely. The command in particular will be welcome, and the rifle dwarves. Not too sure about the rifles though, would have preferred something more blunderbuss-like, but hey, new chaos dwarves!
It feels weird seeing new chaos dwarf units. I might have to go think about this. I feel like a man come back from the wilderness, but the wilderness had come to feel like home…