Alternative Zombie Miniatures
Selected by the White Knight
21. Project X
Projekt X is a brand new range of highly detailed 1/48th scale (36mm) pewter figures set in a Science-Fiction horror alternative history of the Second World War. This is a sister company to North Star figures and the range includes some WWII zombie figures like a zombie battle pack (5 minis) and a few undead characters.
Pinnacle makes miniatures for their Deadlands and Great Rail Wars games. The setting is the Weird West, an alternative fantasy setting for the old west in the days of he American Civil War. In the weird West the dead don't always stay dead, and more than one unfortunate gunslinger wakes up to find himself one of the Harrowed, which for our purposes can be described as zombie cowboys.
New company producing mainly zombies. The first ones are a bit less than we're used to, but the second batch, sculpted by Drew Williams, looks a lot more interesting . These are present day zombies, not undead medieval rabble.
24. Amazon Miniatures
Essex makes a large range of historical models and some fantasy models. Some of their ranges are decent enough rank & file models, while others are barely shaped lumps of molten lead. The zombies fall into the latter category, so I won't bother showing them here.
27. Eureka Miniatures
Australian manufacturer with one of the most diversified miniature catalogues I've ever seen. They already figured in most of our other showcases and we can rely on them for some original miniatures this time over. Eureka miniatures produces zombies in their "Pirates" line of miniatures. These are zombie pirates (of course) and zombie pirate conjurers in eastern or Hawaïan dress. Picture courtesy of private Fatgoblin (Thanks again).
28. Neil Sims Productions
The former manufacturer of classic AD&D and promising Chainmail ranges, now venturing in the godforsaken realm of prepainted, randomly packaged, plastic crap because apparently that's what we really want to spend or money on... But I digress, what I really want to say is that the defunct Chainmail, still available from many places, carried some unusual zombie figures, like a zombie minotaur, a zombie gnoll with extra limbs and a zombie troglodyte.
30. Ghastly and Company
Mortis Ambulo, the Dead walk amidst the ruins of the Roman Empire. This pack contains 8 zombie bodies, and an assortment of heads (both helmeted and bare), and some arms. Like snowflakes, no two zombies are alike. Make up a zombie horde by mixing heads and arms, and making slight bends to the arms. The figures are 28mm and sculpted by Tony Aldrich to represent historically accurate Roman zombie legionnaires.
Only available from http://www.historifigs.com/ghastlyco.htm
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If you're looking for other undead allies to fight alongside or to command your zombies, then take a look at the excellent All Things Bony, Tombs of the Pharoahs and All Things Bloody showcases.
If you want to use these minis in the excellent "Zombies" boardgames, take a look at our very own UnclEvl's optional rules.
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