New Marlburian range from Foundry

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New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by Eugenio von Savoy » Sun Jul 03, 2011 8:21 pm

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I was in the Foundry last week and noticed a recent addition within their display cabinets.

They had about two dozen painted examples of their new Marlburian range including many very nice Gardes Francais, British Horse including command and some general purpose wounded figures.

I understand they will be releasing the range later this year and they say there may be some 40 packs.

The figures appeared to be slightly taller than their existing Perry designed Marlburian range, however they are not as tall as Front Rank, thank goodness, so I for one will not be having to up size my units to accommodate.

The detail is excellent with wonderful facial features and there is considerable 'movement' in the figures I saw. I understand that the designer is one of their existing fantasy sculptors. Sorry I was unable to take any pics to show you.

Can't wait to get my Spanish army finished. Ten units completed in the last seven weeks and just twenty more to go.

I now need to think what I will be using these for. Savoyard? More French? But what a state to be in.

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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by Alpha » Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:15 am

Thanks for the heads up Tim! I'll try and find out more.

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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by footslogger » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:55 pm

Hopefully they are nice. And hopefully they will have done pikemen for the Brits.
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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by parkinspieces » Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:18 pm

Funny that, I was there on the other Sat at the Open Weekend and saw them myself, I just assumed that it was just another range that didn't make it to the catalouge.

Probaly saving them for later in the year when they'll put the prices up :wink:
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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by footslogger » Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:19 pm

parkinspieces wrote:
Probaly saving them for later in the year when they'll put the prices up :wink:
This is too close to being true....
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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by Eugenio von Savoy » Mon Jul 11, 2011 6:36 pm

Probaly saving them for later in the year when they'll put the prices up

Gents,

Whilst that may be true, from what I saw they are without doubt the best sculptures for the Marlburian period I have seen to date. These have some real animation to them.
Be prepared to be amazed is all I can say guys.

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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by pandour » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:51 am

first picture on foundry's site

http://wargamesfoundry.com/coming_soon/

best regards

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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by jezamonos » Fri Aug 26, 2011 2:17 pm

They are ok but I'll be sticking with Front Rank.
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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by raggedroyalist » Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:19 am

I went to Foundry last week,( I had to travel over, because when I wanted to place a telephone order for some of the remaining Marlburian figures, I was told we are too busy to take your order, call back the following week!!!)
poor customer service and little or no product knowledge together with the place seemed to be either having a car boot or closing down sale

I saw the new Marlburian range, strange postures and facial features, some figures had very strange muskets that seemed straight out of the GW 40K range, and I got the impression from senior staff at Foundry that the figure packs would come in multiable postures. Sorry I wont be waiting for them, try looking at the new Ebob range instead.

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Post by huevans07 » Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:40 pm

raggedroyalist wrote:I saw the new Marlburian range, strange postures and facial features, some figures had very strange muskets that seemed straight out of the GW 40K range.

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I checked the link above and the Marlburians looked alright to me. Are you sure you weren't shown the "Beastmen" instead?
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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by conflans » Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:07 am

Are they all in tricorn or are they going to feature the earlier LoA period as well? Thanks.
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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by raggedroyalist » Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:52 am

I checked the link above and the Marlburians looked alright to me. Are you sure you weren't shown the "Beastmen" instead?[/quote]


nope, trust me, Ive seen them in the flesh now twice, some of the most bizzare looking muskets, looking like underbarrel shotguns, and postures that bear no relation to 18th century drill or postures. To be honest I think they are on a parr with the ECW generals they released a few years ago, err very hinchcliffe 70's retro.

However, the cavalry do look good, big me on big horses. Have pics on my phone, so will try to work out how to download to the p.c

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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by Churchill » Wed Aug 31, 2011 5:49 pm

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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by j1mwallace » Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:26 pm

Pictures up on their site. Very strange muskets, look like 2oth century Mannlicher Carcano.
taking the piss with the price though. £1.50 for a standard infantryman and £2 for an officer!!!.
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Re: New Marlburian range from Foundry

Post by raggedroyalist » Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:12 pm

well I cant understand why they dropped the old range.

These look ruddy awful- why cant the people who give figure designers a brief do it properly- what kind of pose is MB502- infantry advancing???
And what are those muskets supposed to be?

The old range was far superior, this is just a waste of time and effort, roll on ebob

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