February’s almost done and I’ve neglected this poor blog terribly. I’ve been focusing my spare time on projects for this year's Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge, and one of those projects has been sixty ancient Germanic barbarians from Victrix. These guys have been featured in two lots on the AHPC, the first batch here, and the second here. I won’t repeat all the details from those two posts, but will indulge myself in showing some of the better pics. High praise for these Victrix models. I’ve heard that some of their horse and musket models are fiddly but most of these models consisted of only 3-5 parts. I ordered the bespoke Little Big Men Studios shield transfers for this Victrix set and for the cost of a small bit of work they add immeasurably to the visual impact of these figures.
Elites in amour (Roman auxiliary deserters? captured kit?).
Not everyone wants a fancy uniform. Javelin troops.
Barbarians with assorted choppers.
Fellows with stabby sticks.
Roman soldier’s eye view.
The horde’s all here.
The whole point of getting these figures was to participate in the Clash of Spears games currently popular. I’ve only played two games of CoS thus far, I’ll try to post again soon with some thoughts on those rules.
Cheers and blessings to your brushes!