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Dalauppror04 Sep 2012 10:42 p.m. PST

I have just posted some about my latest projec The Baltic Crusade during the 13th century with focus at the Swedish Crusaders and the Battle of Neva 1240.

Please have a look: link

Best regards Michael

JARROVIAN Supporting Member of TMP05 Sep 2012 4:06 a.m. PST

Have you checked out the Society of Ancients booklet on the Baltic Crusades?

Dalauppror05 Sep 2012 11:27 a.m. PST

Thanks for the tip !

I just placed a order:)

best regards Michael

Dalauppror08 Sep 2012 10:26 a.m. PST


Just updated my blog with some pictures of the first crusader minis. link

The minis are a mix…

Back row:

- 2 viking archers from Artizan, oen with a heas swap (GB plastic saxon head)

Front row:

- Knight from Curteys mini with a GB axe.

- Medieval spearmen from Curteys mini with a Warhammer head and GB Shield,.

- The last 3 are plastic GB viking/saxons with shield from Curteys/GB and GB the last one got the head with warhatt from the Curteys medieval spearmen…hope you got i all :)

Best regards michael

Dalauppror13 Sep 2012 10:10 a.m. PST

I have now finished the first 7 minis for my Swedish Crusader force, some Swedish Ledung Warriors under firm command of a Knight from the House of Oxenstierna. More pictures at my blog…

Dilettante Gamer Inactive Member13 Sep 2012 2:26 p.m. PST


Just wanted to go on record as a fan of your work and your blog!


Dalauppror13 Sep 2012 9:55 p.m. PST

Hi Wade

Your welkomme, glad that you like my work:)

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror07 Oct 2012 10:01 a.m. PST

Finish with all comissions at the moment I got some time to continue with my Baltic Crusades Project i.e. Swedish Crusaders 1240ish. Some about my first Swedish Ledung unit you can find here: link

At the moment I painting Bishop Thomas of Åbo /Turku and he´s Stambo / Bannerman. link

More about Thomas when he´s finished;)


Dalauppror08 Oct 2012 11:15 p.m. PST

I have now finished the Bishops Stambo/Bannerman. The Bishop will follow closely…

More pictures and a short history lesson at my blog ;)

Dalauppror11 Oct 2012 9:28 a.m. PST
Dalauppror16 Oct 2012 12:06 a.m. PST

During the weekend I been painting some Knights for the Bishops Retinue. The first one are Chaplain Wilhelm that was granted land by Bishop Thomas in 1234.

Some more pictures at my blog.

archiduque16 Oct 2012 2:11 a.m. PST

Excellent stuff Michael!!

Dalauppror21 Oct 2012 11:48 a.m. PST

Thanks !!!

Here comes yet one more Swedish knight on a Baltic Crusade, more pictures at my blog

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror24 Oct 2012 12:01 a.m. PST

Here comes some groupe pictures of my Crusading Knights so far, some more pictures at my blog

Dalauppror31 Oct 2012 6:46 a.m. PST

Updated with some more Swedish Ledung Infantry, one using a "Näverlur" more about that at my blog:)

Dalauppror03 Nov 2012 5:42 a.m. PST

Some more crusaders.





Dalauppror05 Nov 2012 11:02 p.m. PST
Dalauppror08 Nov 2012 10:51 p.m. PST

The project so far


next up



Dalauppror13 Nov 2012 2:30 p.m. PST

Just some more WIP pictures from my painting table of some Swedish Ledung soldiers for my Baltic Crusade project. It start to get colder up here in Sweden, snow in the air, a perfect time för some winter warfare…



Best regards Michael

Dalauppror17 Nov 2012 1:04 a.m. PST

As the winter are here I have decided to let it start to snow in my Baltic Crusade project… now on all the Baltic Crusaders will have winter bases and I also have to fix me some winter terrain, sledges and scouts on skis…

some more winter pictures at my blog

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror28 Nov 2012 10:33 a.m. PST

Some Skirmishers fresh from the conveyor belt.

Some more pictures of these Baltic Crusaders at my blog.

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror30 Nov 2012 3:05 p.m. PST

I havent started the Skiers yet but I at least finished some more Ledung Soldiers that i started to paint in early November.

more pictures at my blog

Dalauppror25 Dec 2012 9:38 a.m. PST


Best regards Michael

Dalauppror30 Dec 2012 10:15 a.m. PST

Some more pictures of the Sledge for my Baltic Crusade project at my blog

TwinCities Gamer30 Dec 2012 3:40 p.m. PST

Wonderful stuff, Dal. You're able to produce beautiful miniatures like 5, maybe 10, of Santa's best elves!

Dalauppror31 Dec 2012 3:13 a.m. PST

Thanks Helot :)

Dalauppror31 Dec 2012 4:34 a.m. PST

here are a picture of the second sledge I built for my Baltic Crusade project.

Happy New Year !

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror08 Jan 2013 12:10 a.m. PST

Here are som pictures of the 3rd Fors/Sledge for my Baltic Crusade

This one are built using the Perry RN 34 Single horse peasant/ Cossack wagon from the Russian napoleonic range.

As I already used the driver on one of the other sledges I had to make me a new one using a Gripping Beast Plastic Saxon with a hooded head from West Wind

Some additional pictures at my blog

Best regards Michael

Field Marshal24 Jan 2013 8:59 p.m. PST

This is great stuff Dal….its great to see something other than the usual suspects for this period…nice work!

Dalauppror30 Jan 2013 1:02 a.m. PST

Thanks Field Marshal ! I´m glad to be able to contribute somthing sligthly different:)

I´m not just painteing woodland indians at the moment… I have managed to start painting some Baltic heathen for my Baltic Crusade project to:)

The first unit to be finished are a group of 6 skirmishers.

More pictures at my blog

Dalauppror02 Feb 2013 4:29 a.m. PST

Here comea a picture of the  First group of Baltic heathen Warriors for my Baltic Crusade project they have at last got their snow on the bases.

Of course some more pictures at my blog.

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror04 Feb 2013 9:23 p.m. PST

here comes some more hethens to help out with the adversaries !

more picture at the blog

Dalauppror09 Feb 2013 2:44 a.m. PST

even more heathens…

as usuall somemore pictures at the blog

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror11 Feb 2013 12:32 a.m. PST

A couple of more pictures of the pagan Light Hores at my blog

Best regards Michael

bluewillow13 Feb 2013 3:51 a.m. PST

a great project, looking foorward to more of your work Micheal!


Personal logo rampantlion Supporting Member of TMP13 Feb 2013 2:37 p.m. PST

Beautiful work Michael!

Dalauppror18 Feb 2013 7:22 a.m. PST

Thanks mates

You can find the first AAR there the minis was used at my blog: link

Rules used was the "Lion Rampant" by Daniel Mersey (Authour of the Dux Bellorum rules)

Now I´ll go back and try to paint the 30ish minis I have left…

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror20 Feb 2013 4:07 a.m. PST

I have painted a banner for the Heathen Warlords Hird, you can see some pictures of the progres at my blog

here are a concept sketch of the motifs

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror25 Feb 2013 1:06 a.m. PST

Heathen Warlord with Hird.

More pictures at the blog

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror27 Feb 2013 12:50 a.m. PST

I start to see the end of the first part of my Baltic Crusade Project, left to do are:

12 Heathen Warriors – Almost done pictures in a day or so…

6 Swedish Crusader Knights – Not started.

12 Swedish Ledung Soldiers – Made some small conversions can you see in the picture below, they are now all primed and the painting can start…

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror04 Mar 2013 6:26 a.m. PST

At last are the final? 12 Heathen warriors finished, now just some Crusaders left.

more pictures at my blog:

Best regards Michael

Personal logo rampantlion Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2013 7:20 a.m. PST

Great work and they do look like a bunch of troublemakers that need a bit of the good word…or a good sword, which ever comes first!


Dalauppror06 Mar 2013 11:27 a.m. PST

Probably the sword;)

Thanks for your support Allen !

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror12 Mar 2013 1:45 a.m. PST

I just put some pictures of the last? Swedish ledung unit, more pictures at the blog:

Here are some pictures of the Gripping Beast miniature "Harold Godwinson & His Brothers" or at least one of his brothers. The last brother havent yet decided which side to part with…

Harold was drafted for my Baltic Heathen force and one of his Brothers sided with the Swedish Crusaders as they offer him a new shiny helmet and shield:)

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror16 Mar 2013 2:26 a.m. PST

The last? minis for my Baltic Crusader Project are these 5 Swedish Knights. some more pictures at the blog

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror18 Mar 2013 2:01 a.m. PST

Here are a groupe pictures of my Swedish Crusaders, you can find some more of them and a groupe pictureof the Baltic Heathen at my blog

Best regards Michael

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