Crusader Miniatures was founded in April 2002  and is a UK based company making 28mm sized metal figures, all designed and sculpted by Mark Sims. They have an extensive selection of mainly historical ranges, but they do have a small range of fantasy and other figures. The company traded independently until October 2007 and then became a trading name of North Star Military Figures with the figures now sold under licence from Mark Sims. Website domain was registered 2002-01-17. Crusader also has a publishing website  for rulesets.