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Welcome to the information page for Alternative Armies.  Read on here for our contact details, our terms of business, our shipping rates and regions and additional information of use.  Click on this link to download a copy of our current TERMS of business. 

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)1465 841 677.  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, sculpting or molding.  Contact us by mail to 'Alternative Armies' Barrhill Road, Girvan, South Ayrshire KA260QD Scotland.

Our Shipping Rates

We have four regions for postage and packaging along with two different types of shipping. These being standard shipping (Royal Mail or Standard Airmail not tracked or signed for) and 'door to door courier' which is a courier company tracked and signed service to which we will supply you with the consignment number (UPS) so you can see progress.  Here are the region rates.

UK: Small Order (3.00GBP) up to 20.00GBP value of order, Standard Mail (5.00GBP) from 20.01GBP to 49.99GBP value of order. Free Standard Shipping over 50.00GBP. Royal Mail Special Delivery (any size of order) 10.00GBP. UPS Door to Door Courier (any size orders) 15.00GBP. Order Values are AFTER any discount is applied before shipping is calculated in the cart.

Europe (all regions): Small Order (7.00GBP) up to 20.00GBP value of order, Standard Airmail (10.00GBP) from 20.01GBP to 124.99GBP orders over 125.00GBP free standard shipping (not tracked). Tracked Airmail Shipping is a flat rate of 15.00GBP on any order size.  Order Values are AFTER any discount is applied before shipping is calculated in the cart.

North America: Standard Airmail (12.50GBP) on orders up to 125.00GBP then free standard shipping (not tracked). Door to Door Courier (any size orders) 40.00GBP. Order Values are AFTER any discount is applied before shipping is calculated in the cart.

Rest of the World (all regions not already listed): Standard Airmail (15.00GBP) on orders up to 150.00GBP then free shipping (not tracked). Door to Door Courier (any size order) 50.00GBP. Order Values are AFTER any discount is applied before shipping is calculated in the cart.  Japan has its own unique rate within this featuring tracked shipping.

China:  Standard Tracked Airmail on orders of any value 30.00GBP.


Select your choice based on your region and method during checkout.  Free Shipping will be by Standard Mail unless your order size or weight requires a courier service; to that end there will be no additional payment and we will contact you with details.


Payment Methods

Through our online portal we accept the following methods of payment. Paypal.  All major credit and bank cards.  Online portals such as Google Pay, Apple Pay and Shop Pay.  Full list displayed during checkout.

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 and Groups

As well as our website and our BLOG there are other places you can find resources and conversation on our game systems and miniatures. If you find a place you would like us to know about by all means tell us:

Join our Emailing List for the latest news by going HERE for the online form.

Our Facebook Group - Run by Alternative Armies and a great place for a chat.

Our Facebook Page - Run by Alternative Armies.

Our MeWe Group and Page - Run by Alternative Armies.

Our Online Forum - Hosted by Pro-Boards.

Gavin B Syme on Twitter - Our creative manager tweeting.

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

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

Worldwide Agents

Noble Knight Games - North America.  All of our Ranges including The Ion Age range and ranges such as Loud Ninja Games and Bradley Miniatures.


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 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 one of several online presences we have and brands we operate. We have been in this business since the late 1990's 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 current TERMS of business.  These are also present in every placed order receipt and links online elsewhere.  These terms include our shipping and returns policies, Compliance and so forth in full detail.