Wyrd Miniatures Reveals Pig Jockey For Malifaux & Bayou Bash

Wyrd Miniatures, the tabletop game design company based in Marietta, Georgia, is the company responsible for MalifauxThrough the Breach, and The Other Side. However, they are also to be given credit for games like Kings of ArtificeDeath Comes Rattling, and now Bayou Bash. Today, Wyrd has finally revealed the stats of their last Jockey model for both Malifaux and Bayou Bash alike, and the jockey's a real ham.

The stat card for the Pig and its jockey, Bo Peep, as seen in Bayou Bash, a tabletop board game by Wyrd Miniatures.
The stat card for the Pig and its jockey, Bo Peep, as seen in Bayou Bash, a tabletop board game by Wyrd Miniatures.

Bayou Bash is a wacky and chaotic racing game with all sorts of bizarre, strange, and (dare we say it?) weird mounts. There's a rabbit, a rooster, and even a tree. However, Gremlins (the green-skinned race of seeming-goblinoids such as the one pictured above) and pigs have had good rapport since the beginning of the first edition of Malifaux, Wyrd's first official wargame. Therefore, it seems only fitting that the Henchman of the Bayou starter box, which contains the actual models of the characters in Bayou Bash, be Bo Peep, the pig jockey you see in the Bayou Bash preview we are showcasing today.

The stat card for Bo Peep, the Henchman character from Malifaux's Bayou Starter Box, attributed to Wyrd Miniatures.
The stat card for Bo Peep, the Henchman character from Malifaux's Bayou Starter Box, attributed to Wyrd Miniatures.

Wyrd has this to say about Bo Peep in their Waldo's Weekly article on the matter:

As the Henchman of the Jockey crew, Bo Peep will be Charging tusks first into the fray. With the combination of Ramming Speed, Stampede, and Trample, she won't have any problems getting into the action and causing havoc for her opponents.

When she gets in there, enemies beware! Her Barbed Whip will take down your health a few notches (especially if you're already hurting!), and if that wasn't enough, she'll either reposition you with Hogwash Slosh or Rampage right through the opposition.

Are you excited about Bayou Bash or the Bayou Starter Box for Malifaux now that Wyrd Miniatures has revealed all of the jockeys? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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Josh Nelson is a Magic: The Gathering deckbuilding savant, a self-proclaimed scholar of all things Sweeney Todd, and, of course, a writer for Bleeding Cool. In their downtime, Josh can be found painting models, playing Magic, or possibly preaching about the horrors and merits of anthropophagy. You can find them on Twitter at @Burning_Inquiry for all your burning inquiries.
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