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    Default Blindwater Congregation Minion army?

    http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/20...618#more-37618

    "Minion Croak Hunter
    Some few anuras, a frog-like race commonly called “croaks” for their distinctive throaty calls, have made their way from the Shattered Spine Islands to chase both prey and adventure. The scouts and explorers known as hunters have developed a strong relationship with the gatormen of the Blindwater Congregation and will not hesitate to take up arms alongside these newfound allies. Croak hunters stalk their enemies from hidden positions before attacking them with spears dipped in deadly mixtures of natural poisons, including the toxins secreted by their own skin.

    The Croak Hunter Solo comes in a blister (PIP 75026). A player may field up to three Croak Hunters for each warlock in a Circle, Legion, Skorne, Trollblood, or Blindwater Congregation Minion army."

    Does anyone think this is the Gator Army?
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    Oh no, not at all, clearly the Gator army would called something different

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    I'd say it's pretty darn assured.
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    Hey, another model better than the Skinner!


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    It strikes me that the Blindwater Congregation could almost only be the name of the new primarily gatormen contract, given the whole Voodoo Houngan vibe.

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    It's either a Gatorman Minion army...or a Creedance cover band. One or the other.

    "And now...playing the classic Creedance Clearwater Revival hits you know and love...please put your hands together for The Blindwater Congregation!"


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    Quote Originally Posted by petegrrrr View Post
    It's either a Gatorman Minion army...or a Creedance cover band. One or the other.

    "And now...playing the classic Creedance Clearwater Revival hits you know and love...please put your hands together for The Blindwater Congregation!"
    Well, I feel like a fortunate son.
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    Quote Originally Posted by petegrrrr View Post
    It's either a Gatorman Minion army...or a Creedance cover band. One or the other.

    "And now...playing the classic Creedance Clearwater Revival hits you know and love...please put your hands together for The Blindwater Congregation!"
    This is full of awesome. lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PPS_Mod:Polar_Bear View Post
    Well, I feel like a fortunate son.
    *joins all the happy creatures dancing on the lawn*
    I dunno, I think I see a bad moon a-rising. Better to just run through the jungle, but don't look back!
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    Ohh, so the Croak Hunter is an anura... Very cool!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PPS_Mod:Polar_Bear View Post
    Well, I feel like a fortunate son.
    *joins all the happy creatures dancing on the lawn*

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    Given who the other minion pact features, shouldn't Blindwater be singing that they ain't no fortunate sow?

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    I'm really crossing my fingers, hoping they surprise us with a third Minion contract. I think we all knew there would be a Farrow and a Gatormen group, I would love to see a third force, though not necessarily one devoted to a certain species. Maybe just a group who is trying to bring peace to the wilds or some Cygnar army who found out he could manipulate the actions of wild animals and slowly started going more and more feral...

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    This is why I love teaser info so much!! We have a name and not much else, but it's a pretty darn spiffy name, and I approve! Can't wait to get some more gator previews...
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    Quote Originally Posted by kaneblaise View Post
    I'm really crossing my fingers, hoping they surprise us with a third Minion contract.
    There will probably be something roughly equivalent to the Four Star Syndicate contract, able to use almost all the minions but with no bonuses.

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    Gators > Pigs. Nuff said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaneblaise View Post
    I'm really crossing my fingers, hoping they surprise us with a third Minion contract. I think we all knew there would be a Farrow and a Gatormen group, I would love to see a third force, though not necessarily one devoted to a certain species. Maybe just a group who is trying to bring peace to the wilds or some Cygnar army who found out he could manipulate the actions of wild animals and slowly started going more and more feral...
    I'd think a Nyss survivor pact would be kinda cool. Filled with the few hundred or so survivors battling out against all odds for their race's survival. They make the trollkin's problem look like overpopulation.

    But Blindwater Congregation? Cool. Sounds like a 70's band, but still very cool. How are the Farrows gonna compete with this lol

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    If the anurans get a character model named Jeremiah, I'll bring the cheese.

    Gatorman Warlock(s) and Faction army would be really great. Then all the Iron Kingdoms' most fashionable female Warcasters can acquire alligator-skin boots, belts, and matching hand-cannon holsters. I see an Iron Kingdoms' 'Top Model' competition coming soon...

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    I wonder if the 'Croak' will have Warlocks or if they're more infantry support for the Gatormen and their beasts.

    I wonder which of the current minion models (if any) will work for the Blindwater.Gatormen and Wrong Eye are probably a given, Bog Troggs? Swamp Gobbers? The Totem Hunter?


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    In the fluff Gatormen like to eat Bog Trogs, so I don't think they will be likely to work that closely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaneblaise View Post
    In the fluff Gatormen like to eat Bog Trogs, so I don't think they will be likely to work that closely.
    The fluff also says they've been known to band together with the Gatormen when the need has arisen. One can imagine that the state of affairs in the IK is getting dangerous enough that it's hard to imagine a time when it would be less advantageous for them to join forces.
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    Gatormen eat most things. It doesn't stop them working together in faction armies. It will all come down to why the Blindwater fight. What's their motivation?


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    With the anura in there, I'd be really surprised to see bog trogs. Gatormen don't like them, and the anura seem like they'll fulfill a similar sneaky role. Totem hunter...probably not, but maybe. We already have some guests from afar

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    Quote Originally Posted by notsoevil View Post
    Gators > Pigs. Nuff said.
    I agree. Back in the days I rooted for Farrows but the Gator minis are the best.
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    Gatormen and Bog Trogs really hate each other (notice the Big Fish's headdress). I don't think they would work with each other. I could be wrong though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bearded Dragon View Post
    Gatormen and Bog Trogs really hate each other (notice the Big Fish's headdress). I don't think they would work with each other. I could be wrong though.
    And the gator bokor's staff? Bog trog feathers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by George Spiggott View Post
    Gatormen eat most things. It doesn't stop them working together in faction armies. It will all come down to why the Blindwater fight. What's their motivation?
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    Must have Voodoo Gators! Blindwater congregation is such an awesome name.

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    Picnic time for gatormen! The scaly gatormen are having a lovely time today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marius View Post
    Given who the other minion pact features, shouldn't Blindwater be singing that they ain't no fortunate sow?
    This is full of win.

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    OK, but with the Croaker, what do you call it when its dead?

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    Quote Originally Posted by petegrrrr View Post
    It's either a Gatorman Minion army...or a Creedance cover band. One or the other.

    "And now...playing the classic Creedance Clearwater Revival hits you know and love...please put your hands together for The Blindwater Congregation!"
    Can't it be both?

    Also, grats, PP, the name alone finally seals it for me.

    (Who am I kidding? I was already a sucker for the gators)
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