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Arcane Steve01 Aug 2017 2:46 a.m. PST

My latest blog is actually a 'guest article' from a fellow wargamer. It shows how to make casualties from standard victrix figures. The topic came up as Chris wanted to make 'Square' markers for Black powder. Rather than changing the formation of his battalions on the table, he intends to 'swap them out' for pre made Squares when necessary. More details here:

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I hope that you find the ideas useful.

de Ligne Sponsoring Member of TMP01 Aug 2017 3:19 a.m. PST

Very interesting. I shall give that a go.

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP01 Aug 2017 3:48 a.m. PST

Clever. I may also give it a go. You cannot have enough markers.

WarWizard01 Aug 2017 4:00 a.m. PST

Wow that is quite excellent. Thanks for the :instructions".

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP01 Aug 2017 4:55 a.m. PST

Nice!

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP01 Aug 2017 9:02 a.m. PST

Excellent! Thanks for posting this. thumbs up

Lord Hill01 Aug 2017 11:46 a.m. PST

Here's my Victrix casualties in a hay waggon from 2014 (where did the time go??!!)

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Ceterman Supporting Member of TMP01 Aug 2017 11:49 a.m. PST

Great job there! I always use casualty figs in all my games! They make it so much "realer" & you can see where the fighting took place. It let's you follow the action, sort of…

Brian Smaller02 Aug 2017 1:44 a.m. PST

I made some for my Zulu Wars Brits from Warlord plastics.

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Arcane Steve02 Aug 2017 6:13 a.m. PST

Some more great ideas! the casualty counter looks great and I like the idea of a casualty wagon – a great piece for a scenario!

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2017 11:03 a.m. PST

At least in the Napoleonic Wars there was the chance that the enemy would respect your status as injured and "hors de combat".

Zulu Wars…different……and I mean on both sides. How many prisoners did the Garrison of Rourke's Drift take from the many wounded Zulus the next morning? OK, I accept that the attackers did carry off those that they could but……..

Arcane Steve, great thread. Very useful. Realism cries out for dead humans and horses. But wounded of both is more challenging to model, whilst actually more realistic statistically….at early stages anyway. I was inspired by this topic!

spontoon03 Aug 2017 2:27 p.m. PST

Saw them down the centre line and you'd have two casualty markers!

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