I have heard a fair bit of negative criticism of plastic figures at various shows, and on more than a few blog and other posts. These are usually of the"they're not metal" kind, sometimes of the "I can't be bothered to glue them together" sort but other claims too.
I unashamedly LIKE plastic figures, though the quality of different sets can vary. I am not really a kit builder, especially in white metal (the GW Tomb Scorpion still brings back nightmares when I think of the issues I had building that all those years ago...), but I do enjoy both the construction of plastic figures but also their possibilities. Even just mixing similar sets, such as the Gripping Beast "Hirdmen" and "Dark Age Warriors" sets as I have used here and for most of my SAGA Viking force, gives a plethora of usable results and options that allow for a nice, varied force. But when you add in the opportunities afforded by conversions, then WOW!!!
|The "terrible" thirty-two in all their one attack dice each glory...|
|The pointy-stick lads|
|The hackers and slashers|