The Best Alternatives to GW Miniatures: REVEALED

By |2015-07-29T10:00:52+00:00July 29th, 2015|Categories: BITS, Editorial, News / Rumors|

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They say competition breeds innovation and lower prices, and for this industry that seems to hold true. Come see the amazing sampling of independent company alternatives to Games Workshop’s Citadel miniatures.

It’s hard to deny that Games Workshop’s designs for miniatures have made a quantum leap in the last few years. Part of that is sure to stem from the new 3D computer design and printing technology our there, BUT how much of it was also inspired by necessity?chapterhouse

Do they need to stay ahead of the tidal wave of independent bits, and figure manufactures out there? 

Checkout these best alternatives to GW Miniatures!

List Via Spikey Bits Hobbies FB Group: Updated Aug 2017

Future Alternative Miniatures 


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Kromlech’s Rotten Butcher

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Fantasy Alternative Miniatures 


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Mini Monsters  Alternate and themed Terrain

That is a TON of amazing alternate sources for your miniatures needs. Plus with the prevalence of 3D printing technology, new companies are popping up all the time. For now it seems like Games Workshop is staying ahead of the curve with all this, BUT the future is anyone’s guess.

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Virginia Restless, Miniature Painter & Single Father to 3 Cats. I blame LEGOs. There was something about those little-colored blocks that started it all... Twitter @catdaddymbg