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Reaper Bones review #196: Marsh Troll

Painted pictures of Marsh Troll.
Painted pictures of Marsh Troll.
Michael Tresca

Marsh Troll

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Trolls are funny things. The iconic regenerating hollow-eyed, long-nosed troll so familiar to traditional Dungeons & Dragons players was originally from Poul Anderson's Three Hearts and Three Lions. And yet, there's nothing really iconic about trolls in popular culture -- depending on which trend you pick, they could have brightly colored hair or long tails. Sculptor Jason Wiebe prefers to treat them like angry stegosauruses.

This big guy has an aquatic vibe to him befitting a marsh monster, with finned ears and a giant spiked club. He's wielding it two-handed, battering up to knock some poor sap's head clean off. A different kind of troll sculpt that can double as a larger lizardfolk miniature, perhaps Blackscale Lizardfolk. You can purchase this miniature at Amazon.

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