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Entries are now invited for Mantic's Kings of War-themed painting competition.

What is Brush with Death?

Brush with Death is a chance for Mantic fans around the world to show off their painting expertise in a global competition.



After being judged by the Mantic Studio Team, the winning entrant from each category will win a coveted Brush with Death trophy! To find out more about the categories and how to enter, read on.

What are the Categories?

Kings of War Single Miniature

  • This can be one Hero, Hero(Mon) or Monster unit from Kings of War
  • All miniatures must be produced by Mantic Games
  • Conversions are allowed, using modelling materials and other miniatures produced by Mantic Games
  • Scratch built miniatures are not allowed
  • You may mount your miniatures on a suitable gaming or display base
  • The person entering the competition must be the person that painted them
  • You can enter both categories, however, you can only enter each category once
  • By entering the competition, you agree to images your entry/entries being used in whatever manner Mantic Games sees fit

Kings of War Army

  • This is a minimum of six units, following the ‘Picking a Force’ rules from the Kings of War rulebook
  • Conversions are allowed, using modelling materials and other The Walking Dead miniatures produced by Mantic Games
  • Scratch built miniatures are not allowed
  • You may mount your miniatures on a suitable gaming or display base. The army may also be presented on a display board
  • The person entering the competition must be the person that painted them
  • You can enter both categories, however, you can only enter each category once
  • By entering the competition, you agree to images your entry/entries being used in whatever manner Mantic Games sees fit

How to Enter

In order to enter, simply take a good, quality image of your painted model and submit it by email to brushwithdeath@manticgames.com. Make sure that you include your name and what categories you are entering - you may enter several cateories through one email, but each category may only be entered once.

The closing date for this the competition will be Midnight (GMT) on Monday 21st May - all entries must be received before this time.  The winning entries will be announced on Monday 28th May.

Good Luck!