I imply, if you happen to’re gonna begin doing Funko Pops from the grim darkish way forward for Video games Workshop’s sci-fi tabletop sport…you would possibly as nicely make it as near the 40Ok expertise as potential, proper?
Funko not too long ago launched a wave of its collectible Pop Vinyls primarily based on the assorted House Marines chapters of Warhammer 40,000, however a model new one is already on the way in which with a really particular twist. Whereas the mannequin itself isn’t new—it shares a sculpt with the Intercessor Ultramarine launched within the preliminary wave—its coloration is. As a result of, err, it doesn’t have any?
Revealed by the Warhammer Group weblog at present, the brand new Pop is clad in plain gray, wanting slightly like one of many many, many built-but-unpainted House Marines in your Warhammer assortment as a result of god, who has the time to color a complete military of these rattling issues lately? However that’s the enjoyable factor: It’s truly designed like that so you possibly can undercoat and paint the House Marine your self with mannequin paints, simply as if it had been a correct Video games Workshop mannequin.
It’s being launched as a part of particular celebrations for “Warhammer Day” later this month—a celebration of Video games Workshop’s tabletop franchises designed to deliver gamers into their native sport shops shops to color and construct fashions, play video games, and usually have fun the group features behind the over-the-top grimdark motion on the fantastical and intersteller battlefields of 40Ok and Age of Sigmar. However who desires to play a sport or two of Warhammer when you may paint your very personal distinctive House Marine toy as a substitute? Video games Workshop even put out a jokey tutorial video with one among their Warhammer TV paint instructors, Duncan Rhodes, to indicate you ways:
Bit bigger than most House Marines, nevertheless it seems the approach is simply the identical. The unpainted House Marine Pop will launch initially on Video games Workshop’s web site and in Warhammer shops on Warhammer Day, June 29.
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