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Mark Davies22 Nov 2011 6:27 p.m. PST

I've almost finished all the options for a Mithridatic DBA army:


I can field the pike option, but am still working on the imitation legionaries.


Unfortunately the pictures were take in too bright light. Other pictures here:


Mark Davies22 Nov 2011 10:14 p.m. PST

I've taken the photos again; they're somewhat better:


korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP23 Nov 2011 5:21 a.m. PST

Nice work. You're certainly covered for most eventualities with that lot…:) I'm guessing the pikes and the cavalry are hoping the chariot doesn't suddenly bolt forward with those knives sticking out….
Your pictures are also useful for comparing different makes because they all seem to mix quite well with each other.


hindsTMP Supporting Member of TMP23 Nov 2011 7:08 a.m. PST

A tastefully based and painted army, which overall "looks right" to me. Good job. :-)


elsyrsyn23 Nov 2011 8:02 a.m. PST

Very nicely done!


Mark Davies23 Nov 2011 9:43 a.m. PST

Thanks, it's one of the few armies I've done with more than one manufacturer; a uniform style and basing does a lot to bring them together.

I'm guessing the pikes and the cavalry are hoping the chariot doesn't suddenly bolt forward with those knives sticking out….

Indeed, they're a bit of a pain in game play, especially as they follow up if victorious. Actually, in DBA2.2 their great speed make them ideal for a reserve; I can't help think how it'd look as they fill the gap of a broken element and scythe their way through the fleeing troops--great for morale!

korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2011 5:20 a.m. PST

Ah, the early NKVD! Scythe down your routers or 'persuade' them to go back for seconds….:)

Mark Davies24 Nov 2011 11:56 a.m. PST

Ah, the early NKVD!

Love it! For someone who delegated the massacre of Romans in Asia to the citizens of those cities, that sounds almost plausible!

Mark Davies25 Nov 2011 10:42 p.m. PST

The Pontic light horse have got shields now:


Mark Davies28 Nov 2011 1:45 a.m. PST

Some of the imitation legionaries:



Mark Davies31 Dec 2012 2:16 a.m. PST

And finally, the rest of the legionaries:



Mark Davies23 Dec 2018 4:14 p.m. PST

I now have some other figures I can use as imitation legionaries: Corvus Belli veteran Carthaginian spearmen:


More pictures here: link

Mark Davies23 Dec 2018 4:15 p.m. PST

And Mithridates has a camp guarded my a bull, deer and horse:


More pictures here: link

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