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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…

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

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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?"…

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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!

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foxweasel Supporting Member of TMP27 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 TMP27 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…

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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…

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

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Spartacus cavalry also sanded and gritted…

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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 !…

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

Thick dowel rod and cotton wool?

MichaelCollinsHimself05 Mar 2017 11:55 p.m. PST

Thanks,
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…

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MichaelCollinsHimself15 Mar 2017 11:48 a.m. PST

Some burning logs a la Kubrick?

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

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