We’re coming up on the 20 year mark since I bought two of Mongoose Games’ new Mighty Armies box sets: Undead Legion and Sorcerer’s Legion. I believe I got them primarily to plunder for 15mm figures (my enthusiasm at the time), and because I thought the game itself might become an American version of HOTT or Warmaster.
Well, I was so underwhelmed by the sculpts — the skeletons in particular were embarrassing — that I bagged them up and put them on the shelf for a long, long time.
In the meanwhile, Rebel Miniatures acquired the game, rewrote and expanded the rules, and added quite a few armies. In my Covid-induced urges to finally finish things, I painted and based them, per the guidance from the original rules. (Apparently you now just need 3 figures per stand.)
Here they are in all their vintage glory:
The offending skeletons (called “Undead Warriors”). While I suppose it’s realistic that having risen from the grave, they would be armed with sticks and stones and anything else to hand … sticks and stones? Really?
Wights. Perhaps it is I who did these chaps an injustice with the olive drab skin tone?
Spectres. My favorite of the lot, done in GW Hexwraith Flame contrast paint.
At any rate … done!