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Dalauppror24 Oct 2013 7:29 p.m. PST

Hi

I have decided to add some minis to my Danish Kalmar Union War force, this time there will be some German mercenarys with a Landsknecht flavour.

Inspired by the Paul Dolnstein drawing of Landsknechts in Danish service fighting Swedish Allmoge in 1502 I will try to build me some German Mercenarys using a mix of Perry WotR Plastics and old GW Empire plastic bits…I hope it all will work out…

As far as I have found information the danes hired individuals, groups and the accational company and ofcourse artillery/seige experts of German mercenarys. The infantry was probably mixed up with the Danish infantry provided by the Danish Nobles, as the mercenary knights was mixed up with the Danish Knights.

So my units will have a mix of old and new equipment/clothes in a ragtag look. I hope it will look good in the end…

I built the minis from Perry WotR plastics and old GW plastic bits. You can find a picture of the first 4 painted minis at my blog.

Best regards Michael

Green Tiger Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2013 2:16 a.m. PST

Excellent – innovative use of available parts !

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2013 3:54 a.m. PST

Agreed!

Dalauppror26 Oct 2013 11:39 a.m. PST

Thanks for your support !

A WIP picture of the first 4 painted minis. The minis are old GW Empire plastics and Perry WotR Plastics. 32 more to go…
the next 8 that will fill up the back row are also finished and you can find some pictures of them at my blog.

I hope you all have a nice weekend !

best regards Michael

Pauls Bods Supporting Member of TMP27 Oct 2013 3:23 a.m. PST

Very nice…Itīll be an impressive looking unit when itīs finished.

Dalauppror28 Oct 2013 7:04 a.m. PST

Thanks Paul !

Some more of the German Mercenarys

During the weekend I also managed to fix some mercenary crossbowmen, pictures of them at the blog.

Best regards Michael

Personal logo rampantlion Supporting Member of TMP29 Oct 2013 3:37 a.m. PST

Great work Michael.

Dalauppror31 Oct 2013 1:36 a.m. PST

Thanks !!!

I have added some mercenary crossbowmen to my force

more pictures at the blog

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror05 Nov 2013 10:56 p.m. PST

I have added more Pike/Bill men to the unit, actually just to fix up the bases left.

more pictures at my blog

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror17 Nov 2013 9:31 a.m. PST

Here comes some pictures of the painted and based unit. More pictures at my blog.

Best regards Michael

Dalauppror25 Dec 2013 8:07 a.m. PST

Merry christmas to you all !

You can find some more pictures of my 2:nd unit of Germen mercenarys in Danish service at my blog.

Best regards Michael

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