These guys didn’t turn out as well as I’d hoped for no specific reason I can point to. The sculpts are great; I believe they are
meant to look like commoners.They still
make a great addition.These minis are
from the 2nd Labyrinth Lord boxed set.
Thick and still hardy,
Captain Illick has a dark complexion and long thinning salt and peppered
hair.As a youth, he was a dashing
figure astride his mount often leading the entire caravan even then, as a
scout.With age, his natural skill with
animals and diplomatic abilities became apparent and he soon became the
He is a gruff but
passionate task master always with the tribe’s best interest in the forefront
of his scheming goals.
Captain Illick and his troupe of gypsies play a large
role in the Virthorne Campaign mainly due to the large amount of hooks that can
be explored by association. His caravan
is need of guards for more dangerous treks.He will pay well for live monster specimens (and dead if they are preserved
and exotic enough) for his carnival.And
the troupe’s independent activities puts them in conflict with both the
authorities and the thieves guild.
2 of these minis are Ral Partha (11-109 Gypsies); Capt
Illick has the pipe.The other 2 minis
are also Ral Partha (01-251 Corsairs - Raiders of the Eastern Seas).
Notice the common blue sash that notes their affiliation to their tribe.