Prepare to embark on an intergalactic journey as we delve into the captivating world of the Spacelords Range, a collection of Science-Fiction figures crafted by the esteemed Hobby Products. This intriguing universe, now under the ownership of eM-4 Miniatures, has been resurrected with portions of the range brought back into production, preserving the essence of the original releases with the same product codes.
The story of Spacelords began when eM-4 Miniatures acquired the rights to the range and reissued it in the early 2000s. Since then, they have been gradually re-releasing these awe-inspiring figures, breathing new life into this cherished collection (With plans to re-release the whole range).
Before we dive deeper, let's take a moment to explore the origins of Hobby Products GmbH. A German company active from 1984 to 2006, they were renowned for their production of games and miniatures. Under their "Metal Magic" imprint, they introduced a wide variety of ranges over the years. However, as time passed, many of their earlier lines were phased out of production.
One of the alluring aspects of the Spacelords Range lies in its versatility. Originally, Spacelords possessed its own game system and engaging lore, though it was exclusively released in German. The figures' distinctive old-hammer style makes them well-suited for a myriad of sci-fi related games, captivating the imaginations of gamers across various communities. From exciting adventures in "Five Parsecs From Home" to thrilling quests in "Stargrave," not to mention the ever-popular "One Page Rules" and countless others, these figures are a perfect fit for a galaxy of gaming possibilities.
Now, let's take a cosmic leap into the heart of the Spacelords universe and discover its powerful factions. Set in the year 4300 A.D., this thrilling saga features six mighty factions locked in an epic war for supremacy. Brace yourself for encounters with the technologically advanced Cybertechs, the rebellious O'Schilly's Partisans, the fearsome humanoid goat warriors known as the Phagon, the enigmatic Sarday'kin, the formidable Mercenary Guild, and the mysterious Yoyodyne. Each faction brings its unique flavor to the table, offering endless possibilities for immersive storytelling and thrilling battles.
So, whether you're an avid collector, a seasoned gamer, or someone new to the enigmatic realm of Spacelords, prepare yourself for an epic sci-fi adventure like no other. With the universe at your fingertips and the stars as your guide, embark on a journey that will leave you mesmerized and yearning for more. The Spacelords Range eagerly awaits your command—may your cosmic odyssey begin!