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MichaelCollinsHimself27 Feb 2017 1:49 p.m. PST

Thought I`d post all the figures I`ve painted for the Spartcaus revolt army…

I`m buying seven packs of Strelets Roman Republican and Caesar`s infantry to go up against them!

Anyways the photos:

The figures for warbands…


Cavalry (Greek & Roman figures used) and sling and bow skirmishers…


Light-armed troops for the hordes and some Javelin skirmishers quite a few captured legionary shields and eagles "`ere are these yours Gaius Cassius Longinus Varus?"…


These are the rest of the mob less well-armed and armoured scythes, pitchforks, and angry ex-Roman slaves throwing stones some crazy Thracian or German women in there too!


foxweasel27 Feb 2017 2:24 p.m. PST

And heads on sticks! Cool. That's the good thing with a slave rebellion army, no one can say you're wrong.

jowady27 Feb 2017 9:30 p.m. PST

Very nice, I've wanted a slave army since I read "The Spartacus War".

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member27 Feb 2017 10:40 p.m. PST

Good stuff! I'm fascinated by how gamers are tackling this conflict, not one of the popular eras maybe, not a classical clash, but full of novel game possibilities.

MichaelCollinsHimself28 Feb 2017 12:12 a.m. PST

I just bought seven packs of Strelets Roman Republican & Caesar`s infantry to play with them.

including these guys…



WarWizard28 Feb 2017 7:22 a.m. PST

Very nice. I have a Spartacus army I built for WAB. This reminds me I have to get some Romans for them to revolt against.

MichaelCollinsHimself01 Mar 2017 11:50 a.m. PST

All Spartacus army figures plus some Roman artillery and skirmishers after varnishing…


Most of the Hordes figures at the first stage of basing with sand and gritted bases…


Spartacus cavalry also sanded and gritted…


Frank the Arkie01 Mar 2017 8:13 p.m. PST

Very cool. Those Strelets sets for this time period offer a lot of possibilities.

MichaelCollinsHimself05 Mar 2017 9:12 a.m. PST

Done …painted, based, focked and varnished…

I`m just wondering now how to model those burning logs a la Kubrick !…


Deuce03 Inactive Member05 Mar 2017 9:06 p.m. PST

Thick dowel rod and cotton wool?

MichaelCollinsHimself05 Mar 2017 11:55 p.m. PST

Yeah… got some and some twine for chains or ropes too!
I`ll see what figures will do now…

Olivero06 Mar 2017 2:42 a.m. PST

Hi, pretty cool! Do you have the last picture (link) in a higher resulution?

MichaelCollinsHimself06 Mar 2017 3:00 a.m. PST

Hi Olivero,
I`ll take some more pictures and post them later…

MichaelCollinsHimself06 Mar 2017 9:18 a.m. PST

More of a close up inspection of the army…







MichaelCollinsHimself15 Mar 2017 11:48 a.m. PST

Some burning logs a la Kubrick?


…just needs painting, basing, etc. and some flame-coloured cotton wool.

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