Malifaux: Winter Wonderland (alternate Rasputina crew)

Unlike the last alternate crew I painted, I wanted to get the Winter Wonderland Rasputina set done as soon after release as I could. It’s still winter, right?

Alt Rasputina
Alt Rasputina

The pre-assembled model for Rasputina had some production problems, so the Black Friday kit included a resin version instead. She ended up being the most troublesome model to assemble. The swirly snow clouds did not want to line up, even after being softened with heat. Green stuff hides the worst of it.

Alt Wendigo
Alt Wendigo

The kit came with three separate beast-in-a-box models for the Wendigo. I decided to just use my favorite and save the others for the bit box.

Krampus (alt Snowstorm)
Krampus (alt Snowstorm)

Unlike the yellow official art, I went for a straight up evil Santa scheme for Krampus, including natural flesh tones.

Festivus Arborus (alt Ice Golem)
Festivus Arborus (alt Ice Golem)

The evil Christmas tree as Ice Golem is the model I’m happiest with of the set. The colors just work nicely together, and too my surprise, the shape of the pine needles actually works.

The snowmen Ice Gamin turned out bluer than I expected, but I think I secretly kind of like it. They’ve got monstrous teeth, so something should be a bit off about them. Plus, it separates them from the snowy bases.

I guess now, between the Dark Carnival and this Winter Wonderland, I have some choices when declaring Arcanists. I should probably just admit that I’ve added another faction to my collection.

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