Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Tohlic Armoured Crawler offers next week!

The deep rich red of the internal bay of the Tohlic began to pulse yellow and orange as disembarkation klaxtons and their tied in warning lights cut in marking seconds until the front ramp descended and the battle proper would begin.  Muffled by the thick layer of titanium alloy the cracking caress of Juno laser beams and the dull impact of Flora grenades sounded far off though the Khanate were very near indeed.  After two weeks in the snow and ice the column had found Invader Delta on a plain between towering mountains its wings broken and body torn by its fall from the stars.  Over the heads of the troops the roar of the Moth rotary cannon which was top mounted on the Tohlic spoke of a tough approach to the Dragon Ship.  Their helmets updated with external views of the armoured carrier as it churned through the icy wastes of the plain.  Ahead were over two hundred Legionaries and all of them were firing at the twelve carriers as they approached.  Half a dozen of the enemy directly ahead were turned to pink mist by the burst of heavy rounds from the rotary cannon and then they were in position.  The Tohlic swung around to present a partially side on profile to the enemy and the fourteen foot tall ramp clanked loudly as it unlocked and descended.  Troopers streamed out of the bay their rifles held ready and quickly took up firing positions behind the hulking vehicle which had been their home since leaving Ismere.  Its flanks rose high over their heads and the rotary cannon continued to fire.  It was only a short run to the broken body of the alien starship...once the Legionaries were taken care of that was...

The big event this month for The Ion Age is happening next week on the 17th October.  Three Early Supporter Offers (yes they are back!) on a brand new large vehicle in 15mm scale. Designed by a new member of the small Ion Age family Michal Janecek the Tohlic Armoured Crawler is going to be on 'ESO' from the 17th to 30th October 2017 with a choice of three tiers of deals each offering greater value than the one under it and of course you get your Reward Points AND you can use your accumulated Reward Points upon these deals if you wish.  Check back on the 17th to see and pre-order your choice of the early supporter offers.

We will be showing you many images of the Tohlic, plus a parts layout along with a free digital download for Patrol Angis which will give you all you need to field this vehicle across the month. There will also be the second part of the short story from last month about the response to the Khanate invasion of Faercycle II in 4338 IC an extract from which is leading this article.  Lots to look forward to and ain't she just lovely!

IAF146 Tohlic Armoured Crawler
This code contains all the parts required to assemble one large 15mm scale long distance armoured personnel carrier.  Used for deep recon it can carry an entire platoon of troops or three battlesuits or combinations thereof operating for weeks away from base.  Favoured by Planetary Defence forces but also used by Muster and Retained on suitably frozen worlds the Tohlic is composed of nine parts cast in high quality grey tone resin and white metal.  These are the forward hull, the rear hull, the left track unit, the right track unit, exhaust mount 1, exhaust mount 2, Turret 1 (Anda Missile Pod) and Turret 2 (Moth Rotary Cannon). Supplied with two different turrets to use and since they use the standard turret ring they will also fit onto other Ion Age vehicles and structures.  This kit is easy to assemble and durable for use on table.  When assembled the Tohlic is approx 105mm long and 40mm tall.  Price 22.50GBP per pack.

The Tohlic Armoured Crawler will be joined by a second smaller release which compliments the IAFP11 PM Cold Climes Platoon. Sculpted by Sam Croes it is a fire team of five Cold Climes Veterans giving you more poses and squad level command options for your planetary militia.  These will be given away free with the early supporter offers and will be regular released after the event.  Awesome!

IAF145 Cold Climes Veterans
This is the veteran troopers or sergeant poses for your Planetary Militia Cold Climes 15mm defence forces.  Co-ordinate the efforts to keep civil law in place on your planet.  This pack contains five different 15mm scale white metal miniatures wearing long coats including a Veteran with Hermit 44mm Plasma Rifle, a Veteran with Moth Rifle leaning forwards, Veteran bare headed with Moth Rifle, Veteran advancing with Moth Rifle and a casualty trooper laying face down.  As always this code can be bought as a pack or as single miniatures or select the three packs and save 10% option on the page.  Price 2.50GBP per pack.

Not long to wait and welcome to Michal! 

Early Supporter Offers  (the offers are live now if you want to get in early...shussh!)

Thanks for Reading,



  1. Wow that's insane. A total monster.

    1. Thanks. It makes total sense for its use. Independent operations in the deep freeze hunting down the Khanate. GBS