Aliens invade the wild west with this new set for Wild West Exodus!
I absolutely love looking at a variety of games. When Warcradle Studios offered me a chance to review some really cool alien miniatures, I instantly said yes. They sent me their Cerulean Clade Posse Set. For those wondering, these miniatures are from the game Wild West Exodus, but I think the miniatures would fit in with other games too.
The Cerulean Clade Posse
These shape-shifting aliens infiltrate into human society and watch from there. When they want to attack, they use the element of surprise. The little guys, called Infiltrators basically start the game imbedded into enemy gangs. On the turn they want to come into battle they force an enemy gang to make “Mind” checks any enemy that fails, is replaced by one of the Infiltrators. After that, these guys will most likely tie up the chosen group into melee combat. The two partial human miniatures and the tall one in the middle start the game in Human form. While in human form, they cannot be attacked (unless they attack first or the enemy gets too close to them).
The monstrosity on the far right is a powerful model, but it has been tainted with the Hex and can no longer maintain a stable human form.
The Abilities of the Cerulean Clade Posse
Want More About The Cerulean Clade? Check out this video. I go deep into detail showcasing the miniatures and talking about their in-game effects. If the video link does not work, you can also find it here.
A Quick Review
These miniatures were very easy to build. If you run into issues, Warcradle houses online instructions too. That link will also take you to free unit cards (the abilities of which were all outlined in the video above.
Material-wise, you are working with resin with these miniatures. The resin is clear and crisp and easy to work with.
I put mine together and the only thing that I could mention is that the legs on the Cerulean Prim that I received are slightly further apart than what the instructions seem to indicate. In terms of issues to have, this is a small one. I am very happy with these miniatures.
These miniatures painted up really well too. While I had a few issues that I will discuss further below, they are of no fault of the miniatures. Before moving on to discussing painting them, let’s take a look at a scale comparison image.
Painting the Miniatures
Painting the miniatures went extremely well, until I got to the varnishing stage. That was an error on my part. I improperly used some primer and then sprayed some varnish on these miniatures in the same box without cleaning it out first.
The miniatures looked extremely good at this point. I then applied the varnish and terrain elements. It is the varnishing step where I, unfortunately, suffered some issues.
If you want more about how I painted them, check out my full article on Must Contain Minis. In that article, I go over absolutely every color that I used to paint these miniatures. I also talk more about the challenges that I encountered with the varnish and show many more pictures.
Wrapping it up…
Thank you for joining me in this The Cerulean Clade Posse review for Wild West Exodus. Special thanks goes out again to Warcradle Studios for sending me these miniatures for review. They also offer the rules to Wild West Exodus for free. If you want to check that out, follow this link here.
Until next time, Happy Gaming Everyone!!!
Must Contain Minis is my personal reviews, showcases, and battle reports website where I look at mostly Indie and Historical Games. If you haven’t visited for a while, come on over and check the site out! You can visit it with this link right here. On top of a website, I also run my own YouTube channel!