Thursday, 20 August 2015

IAF076 Retained Lance Command Charlie released!

“Unlike those of the Retained who strike out along the path of the Knight Errant and take up the Quests of the Code Gallant it is the way of the Banneret that appeals to those of a more universal mind.  With the taking of Tor Banner Oath the way of the Code Gallant is abandoned and instead the instead the staff and discus are worn with the understanding of a seeker of truths.  Bannerets can be found at many levels within a Retained Regiment and also in the other arms of the Prydian Army such as the fleet and the myriad aboard the New Glastonbury Tor.  They have the same training and zeal for their soldiering that other knights do but their overarching mission, much like the Knights Errant, lays elsewhere than on the battlefield.  While the Errant seeks the Quest the Banneret seeks the Truth.  Throughout the Precinct is evidence of ancient ways and even older denizens of the galaxy whose way of life is long gone but their imprints remain.  These imprints are upon objects, upon places, upon worlds.  It is the task of a Banneret to use the staff and cowl to follow an imprint where ever it might lead and what ever it might be.  Among their favoured weapons are the Carwennan Mini-Mine Handgun and the Energy Discus as well as a powered mace.  The staff is the mark of the Banneret who has taken the Tor Banner Oath”    
Academy Auto-Trainer Series 26, New Glastonbury, 4326IC

We release five female 15mm scale white metal Retained Knights today giving you female command poses for your Lances! 

IAF076 Retained Lance Command Charlie
Five more brand new specialised poses in this code and all of them female to boot.  Female Retained Knights to lead your lances.  IAF076 contains 15mm scale white metal miniatures in female pattern Alwite powered armour in the following poses.  A Banneret with Carnwennan Pistol and a Staff of her position, a Comms specialists with communication suite, a banner bearer to inspire, a medic with equipment and lastly a casualty resting in a sitting position which off sets nicely with the same kinds of poses in IAF004 and IAF014.  All are without helmets so you can see their faces.  Excellent on their own or for mixing into other Retained forces.  

As always this code can be bought as a pack or as single miniatures or select the three packs and save 10% option on the page.  Go HERE.  Price 2.50GBP per pack.

We have other female knights both in miniature and in artwork too:

IAF016 Retained Post Delta
Our forth Retained Post consists of ten poses of 15mm white metal space knights but unlike the other three Post Delta is entirely female.  Female Retained Knights for use in your Lances!  IAF016 contains ten Retained in female pattern Alwite powered armour armed with a variety of weapons including Angis 12.5mm Rifles an Anvil 888 Launcher a Moth Type 12 Launcher a Minstrel Taser and a couple of Hermit Plasma Rifles too.  All but two poses are without helmets so you can see their faces.  Excellent on their own or for mixing into other Retained forces.  As always this code can be bought as a pack or as single miniatures or select the three packs and save 10% option on the page.  Go HERE.  Price 5.00GBP per pack.

Like female Characters? Try IAF017 Ellen and Ripley HERE.

PIA01 Ylona of Prydia
A poster print of our artwork!  Back in the days of science fiction yonder poster prints were greatly desired and even now posters from films such as Bladerunner and Star Wars are on peoples walls taken from the cinema lobby's of the world.  We wish to give this same feeling of looking at inspiring sci-fi artwork in a non-digital, tangible way to you with our own new Poster Prints.  Printed on high grade poster paper with rich inks here in Scotland each poster is just over A3 in format with a white border.  Perfect for your wargaming walls or office.  PIA01 Ylona of Prydia was inspired by introducing female miniatures into The Ion Age and was created by Sam Croes.  Each Poster Print is 5.00GBP and as always we offer a 10% discount for three purchased at the same time plus as a special treat you can get them signed by the artist too!.  Go HERE.  

Information Burst!
It is the middle of August 2015 and we have our second of three releases this month.  Following up on the Year Two Collection at month's beginning we now have the long requested female command set for the Prydian Army and all your Marcher Barons and Condots too.  Ain't they just lovely!  Next week we have the anticipated up gunned and up armoured anti-gravity tank hunter variant of the Adder..the SuperBlue so if you are holding your Reward Points and are waiting for a new vehicle to use them on it will be next week.  That will be the end of our releases for August.  But there will be some mighty impressive things to follow don't you worry but more on that end of the month.  I would like to thank everyone for their kind comments and emails about this months free monthly miniature IMP24 Planetary Militia Demolition Expert which as well as being a cool figure had it seems an excellent little story with it (see the blog post 1st August for this) too.  Additionally if you have not already signed up for our Mailchimp mailing list you should (its the top right box on our blog home page and its free) as loyal IonFans who are on the list now have access to a ruddy good monthly deal only seen there that last month wore out some of our molds!  Thanks for your custom and for the kind words about our products we do appreciate it. Finally remember that by placing an order with us you will sign up for an account with the website and that means you get Reward Points in all purchases and the free monthly miniature too.  These points can be used any time to get free products and discounts on orders too.  With The Ion Age its all good!

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