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03 Jun 2020 6:56 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Plancenoit Update" to "DBA Army of the month: Norse Viking"
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    03 Jun 2020 7:38 a.m. PST
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Yesthatphil03 Jun 2020 6:38 a.m. PST

It's now over a year since I started compiling a DBA Armies page on the Ancients on the Move, the Shows North blog.

With recent additions, I now have over 30 army galleries loaded up – and you are always welcome to browse, comment, share your enthusiasm etc.

But I thought I'd mark the recent expansion by sharing pictures of some of the earlier entries (which otherwise, maybe, I don't pay much attention to – blogging being so much about the latest this and that … ) …

Starting with one or two of the more popular entries.

So this month, it is Book III list 40b: Norse Viking -

As the notes on the page say, around 10 different brands of figure were used, although far and away the biggest selection are from the excellent Peter Pig range.

As a camp for this army I have tried to represent the prows of lonsghips pulled up into a reedy East Anglian inlet

I hope you enjoy this snapshot (there are more pictures on the gallery page linked above)

Phil
Ancients on the Move (Shows North)

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP03 Jun 2020 7:08 a.m. PST

Nice!

darthfozzywig Supporting Member of TMP03 Jun 2020 8:22 a.m. PST

That's lovely. Very clever camp, as well. Your 15mm looks better than many of my 28mm. :)

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP03 Jun 2020 10:08 a.m. PST

NICE! NICE!!

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP03 Jun 2020 10:34 a.m. PST

Great stuff

coopman03 Jun 2020 11:27 a.m. PST

Nice. Congrats.

Legionarius03 Jun 2020 11:52 a.m. PST

Simply beautiful. Love your figures and camp.

Perris070703 Jun 2020 1:29 p.m. PST

Always inspirational! Thanks for sharing.

jwebster Supporting Member of TMP03 Jun 2020 9:57 p.m. PST

Fantastic – love the camp

John

Durban Gamer04 Jun 2020 3:54 a.m. PST

Wargaming as art. It must be such a pleasure to play with such a beautiful army!

Yesthatphil04 Jun 2020 4:12 a.m. PST

Wow! That's a very warm reception – thanks thumbs up! I will certainly continue with this idea and post anothe 'army of the month' in a few weeks.

Thanks, Durban Gamer … they do get played with regularly (Viking is one of those ubiquitous armies that is guaranteed to come up – but even with the more obscure armies or themes, I do try to ensure that armies don't just sit decoratively on the shelf).

That said, I enjoy games with friends and model soldiers always add to the experience. Although as a wargamer/collector I do like to go the extra mile, figures with the most basic of finishes will still make the game come alive.

Phil

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP04 Jun 2020 5:17 a.m. PST

Nice work. I especially like your camp vignettes.

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