Kings of War: Third Edition - The Northern Alliance – Mantic Blog
After several days showcasing the new hotness, today we’re cooling things down with a preview of the brand-new Northern Alliance army! After their debut in Vanguard, the Northern Alliance – with its mix of humans, half-elves, dwarfs, trolls and other creates – has become one of our most popular factions. So, it seemed only fitting this new faction should form the centrepoint of our Third Edition releases. As previewed earlier this week, the Northern Alliance are the joint stars of our new two-player starter set, Shadows in the North. However, that’s only just the beginning of what we’ve got planned for these frosty fighters. In today’s blog, we’re showcasing the new units you’ll find in the Northern Alliance Army and Mega Army sets. CLANSMEN The humans of the Northern Alliance come mostly from the Northern Clans who have sworn allegiance to Talanaar, but can come from many disparate lands. Of these, some are remnants of eastern tribes devastated by Varangur raids. Others are refugees of wars to the south, or exiled from the numerous Kingdoms of Men. Whatever their heritage, each has found a home as part of the Alliance, and will fight to their last breath to protect it. [...]