What better way to get started and test the overall theme of the army? There's nothing better than a horde of minions to make an army look substantial. I bought 20 as part of a larger kit.
Assembly was originally straightforward:
Legs come as a single piece, all with a very similar pose, which I did not like one bit. Their legs are spread apart, and neck and lower spine naturally pose them in a hunched position, making them pose like mischievous goblins instead of murdering machines.
Unfortunately, I realized this a bit too late, after assembling more than half of them. I just didn't think it through beforehand and went online to see if people shared my opinion.. Then I discovered these, and I felt bad and jealous and bad and jealous. It was a bit too late to go back; I used plastic cement to glue components together and there were fused into, effectively, one piece of plastic.
At this point, I had 8 Warriors left unassembled. I cut their legs apart and converted them into various poses with a more upright postures. I also cut apart one Warrior that I assembled before and altered the posture, but it was too troublesome and I stopped there. After all, I will wind up getting more Warriors sooner or later, as part of some kit of something. I will make newcomers interesting and simply not use goblins-posture models from that point on. Or include them but put them in the back of units.
I glued green plastic rods onto the models before painting because I was going to paint them anyway. Normally you're supposed to glue them on last and keep them translucent and green. With that, they were ready for painting.