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Thursday, October 15, 2015
31 Days of Toy Terror Returns: Skeleton War from Hunson
Today I'm looking at a really cool set of minifigures from the Hunson toy company: Skeleton War! I picked these up from Amazon earlier this year to add to my ever-growing collection of minifigures. These guys are sold in a simple plastic bag with the cardboard topper that you see in the photo above. If you're a fan of Ray Harryhausen, Army of Darkness, Skeleton Warriors, the book of Ezekiel, or any other story involving armies of skeletons than check these guys out. As always, when reviewing bags of minifigures, I like to imagine that these guys are the enemies from a 1980s NES game called Skeleton War and that I'm writing the enemy descriptions in the instruction manual. It's bizarre but I'm having fun, so whatever. I imagine Skeleton War would be a sidescrolling fantasy themed beat 'em up, kind of like Golden Axe, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game, or Bad Dudes. More bony details after the break...
Height: 2 inches
Number of figures: 20 in 6 different styles.
Non-Scalper Price: $5- $7 dollars
With the ability to both attach and block, Warghast patrols the land of Bonesylvania fighting off any warriors he encounters. Timing i crucial when encountering Warghast!
When flail starts to swing his powerful weapon it's time to get out of his way. Either used a ranged attack or wait until he stops swinging, as his 360 degree attack will bludgeon any warriors nearby.
Armed with two hatchets Scarpal wonders throughout Bonesylvania to fight any warriors he finds. Scarpal charges and launches a series of devastating attacks. Wait until immediately after his attack or hit him from the rear to shatter him.
Fearmurs are plentiful, savage, and disposable. Armies of Fearmurs will charge at invaders of Bonesylvania. Dodge their scimitars and deliver the shattering blow.
Only Bonesylvania's finiest archers join the Craniams. These master archers launch powerful arrows at a distance. Close the distance and bring the fight to them!
Distance and power combine to form the Spearnum's attack! Armed with lethal spears, Spearnums attack in small groups and prevent heroes from entering into the defended castles of Bonesylvania.
Interested in more Skeletons? Check out these reviews:
Conan Series 2: Hour of the Dragon by McFarlane Toys
Xaltotun the Undead
Mighty Max by Bluebird/ Mattel
Mighty Max Escapes from Skull Dungeon
M.O.T.U.S.C.L.E. by Super7 (2015)
Purple Skeletor & Skeletoken
Skeletor, Beast Man, & Trap Jaw
Skeleton Warriors by October Toys (2015)
Bone Titan Skeleton