Sunday, December 31, 2017

DARK ALLIANCE: War Trolls & Fire Demons.

Dark Alliance has an extensive series of 1:72 scale plastic fantasy figures.  They have just released a new set of War Trolls that are about 54mm.  They are intended to be gigantic in 1:72 scale, but make fantastic orcs or ogres in regular toy soldier scale. There are 4 poses and they come 8 to a box.  Made in Ukraine.

UPDATE 12/31/2017:  Dark Alliance has released three more sets of War Trolls and two new sets of Fire Demons.  All of the new figures continue to "borrow" the style of the Peter Jackson LOTR movies.  As with the prior set, the quality of the sculpts is excellent, but the overall production quality is inconsistent.  Some of the Trolls have misaligned bases and the demon wings have pegs intended to fit into holes on their backs, but do not fit well at all.  Still, it only took a little effort to widen the holes and make it work.


War Trolls Set 1 (2016)





























War Trolls Set 2 (2017)

























War Trolls Set 3 (2017)



























War Trolls Set 4 (2017)

























Fire Demons Sets 1 & 2 (2017)
























9 comments:

  1. Wow these figures look Great and i will be getting some of these as soon as they are available in England, And the Good news is i heard about these figures a couple of months ago and there are plans for another 2 sets of these War Trolls and Hopefully a set or 2 of large Balrog Demon figures. That's what ive heard and lets hope it comes true.
    Darren

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  2. Many of the trolls are very armored as the last seen in battle of five armies in the Hobbit. Still great x orks.
    Thanks x sharing ,will be great to buy then soon.
    Erwin

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  3. Pirated copies of a russian plastic troll ("Zvezda"), armor trolls - part of a set of foot and mounted knights ("Zvezda" too). Someone just glued together pieces and little piece "green stuff", and sold as their own. Thieves, what else to say.

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    1. Both companies are ripping off the Peter Jackson Movies, and that is fine with me. I am just happy they are usable in the scale I collect.

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  4. I'm happy too. I do not care about piracy as is true every body is coping LOTR or Hobbit film. So if that case ZVEZDA and many others are first pirates .Even Big scales PAPO,PLASTOY and others are making complete very alike extracted film charters with out paying license rights. So let be as far give children and adult new figures.
    But for us as collectors and having fun it is great to get these. I already bough few sets and very happy .In fact I can cut and glue and make more poses off.
    Best.
    Erwin

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  5. I love these figures, As you say Shaun these are meant to be gigantic figures in 1/72 scale but they go really well in 1/32 scale. The Demons look Great and the Troll figures could be used as Ogres or perhaps small Trolls? The detail of the figures is Excellent and they are in exciting poses also, Brilliant new addition to Fantasy figures.
    Darren

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