Contact us and Information

Welcome to the information page of the Alternative Armies website.  Here you can find some useful information that will help you get started with us, to talk to us, to get to know what we are about as a wargaming company. Read on for information about our free resources, favourite links, conventions and worldwide agents and what to do if you wish to ask us a question.

Want to ask us a Question?

If you have a question that is not answered by the information on our website then please contact us on ( and ask us. You can also speak to our staff on +44(0)1465841677.  We will do our best to get back to you quickly with an answer.  Miniature suggestions, looking for gaming groups, want to submit something for us to consider publishing or molding.

Postage and Packing

Alternative Armies has flat rate shipping split into two world zones and those are the UK and the Rest of the World (Europe, North America, Australia and everywhere else outside of the UK).  We charge a flat 5.00GBP for orders in the UK and 6.00GBP for Rest of the World Orders.  Orders everywhere that are over 80.00GBP value are shipped for free.  P&P is selected and applied during checkout and this is also where any promotions we are currently offering will also show up.  This is standard mail and is a non-tracked service.  We also offer a 'signed for service' for a flat charge of 10.00GBP any world region.  Select this during checkout if you desire it.

Free Resources

Alternative Armies has a large array of free for the asking resources for our game systems.  These can be asked for by email or simply visit our Free Downloads page to get them now.

Favourite Wargaming Links

While Alternative Armies and its brands feature on hundreds of websites, blogs, feeds and so on across the world there are a select few that we think you might benefit from directly by us telling you about them here.  If you find a place you would like us to know about by all means tell us:

Orcs in the Webbe - Craig Andrews premier free resource for Flintloque and more.

Dampf's Modelling Blog - Home of Tony Harwood, Flintloque Fan and Terrain Maker.

Worldwide Agents

Noble Knight Games - North America.  All of our Ranges including The Ion Age ranges.


We are open to suggestions and if you have a convention you would like us to attend then please contact us.  Our agents also attend conventions and information on this can be supplied upon request.

About Us

Alternative Armies manufactures and distributes quality small scale models and figures for collectors and hobby gamers. All products are designed by leading industry sculptors and are finished and hand painted to the highest standards in Scotland.

These fine scale models are manufactured in white metal which may contain lead and in resins having been carefully crafted to capture accurate detail. Due to the nature of the product, involving small and sharp pieces, they are not considered toys and are not recommended for children under 14 years of age.  We welcome suggestions for future releases and correspondence to Alternative Armies, Barrhill Road, Girvan, Scotland, KA260QD or on +44(0)1465841677. Email us on with your questions.

Alternative Armies is a brand name of Alector Ltd which also owns and The Ion Age among others. We are the prime brand and the home of the famous Flintloque and Slaughterloo fantasy Napoleonic wargames, Typhon the game of Greek Mythology, Erin the game of Celtic Mythology, HOT and HOF 15mm systems, USEME series and the classic Laserburn range. Also 28mm Classic 'Oldhammer' type Fantasy ranges and the DarkeStorme fantasy skirmish system for 15mm and 28mm gaming.  Also MOTH, Firefight, Patrol Angis and other space opera products and games.

We are a part of a small and professional company based at Girvan, Ayrshire in Scotland and this is only one of several online presences we have and brands we operate.  Others can be found at the above locations online.  We have been in this business for over two decades and enjoy a great reputation in our market places among thousands of customers across the world. Click on this link to download a copy of our TERMS of business.  These are also present in every placed order receipt and links online elsewhere.  These terms include our shipping and returns policies, GDPR Compliance and so forth in detail.