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Henry Martini05 Jan 2018 4:36 a.m. PST

For those like me disappointed with the DA Cavalry set, particularly the odd helmets provided, the word from Andy at GB is that each sprue in the forthcoming Goth Cavalry set will include six spangenhelms, some with plumes, and additional separate plumes for optional attachment to the plumeless helmets. So it will be possible to salvage the DA Cavalry set, and make your plastic Goth infantry more distinctively Gothic too.

Costanzo105 Jan 2018 5:30 a.m. PST

Great new!

HANS GRUBER05 Jan 2018 10:16 a.m. PST

Interesting. Does the additional Gothic cavalry box have figures in armor, and does it include swords and scabbards?

Sir Walter Rlyeh05 Jan 2018 11:03 a.m. PST

Do Goths prefer black horses?

Cerdic Supporting Member of TMP05 Jan 2018 11:43 a.m. PST

Yes, with purple velvet covered saddles…

Henry Martini05 Jan 2018 3:01 p.m. PST

I don't know Hans, but I think it's reasonable to assume the answer to both your questions is 'yes'.

Henry Martini07 Jan 2018 5:51 p.m. PST

A couple more points:

Given the Goths' historical use of scale armour I expect to see torsos from the Arab Heavy Cavalry set repeated.

I do hope the horses won't be the same weird beasts as in previous cavalry sets, with those bizarrely elongated necks, but…

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