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Philotep31 Oct 2020 6:25 a.m. PST

Hi gentlemen. Since my 1/72 WFB army is painted, I can show them all at once, standing their ground, then in battle against the Orcs.

The Talabecland army, defending a village north of Talabheim:

Then the Orcs arrived, and the battle begun:

The complete battle report here: philotepsfigures.blogspot.com/2020/10/orctobers-battle-empire-vs-orcs.html

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2020 7:17 a.m. PST

Great looking armies, especially, in 1/72. Thanks for the write up.

Given up for good31 Oct 2020 11:38 a.m. PST

Some sweet models you have there :-)

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2020 6:28 p.m. PST

Holy Craft Paint, Craftman!!! That is some of the finest painting I've ever seen… Your game looks like a diorama. I know they're likely all plastic mini's, but I still would be very apprehensive to game with them. Not a criticism, just being honest. That quality of paint work scares me to even think about touching the figures, for fear of damaging them.

Incredible figures, terrain, etc. That is the whole package. Stunning, really. Just stunning. Thank you, for sharing. Cheers!

Philotep04 Nov 2020 1:40 p.m. PST

Thank you very much for your kind comments :)

Yes, they are plastic indeed, andI must admit that the halberds are a bit fragile, but the acrylic paint stays well on the minis, and even better if you add a layer of matte varnish. I regularly let some of the minis fall on the floor (it was an accident, I swear :)), and they get no damage.

Skinflint Games27 Feb 2021 10:51 a.m. PST

That is freaking amazing, makes me embarrassed posting my stuff here! Bravo my friend, you've set the bar :-)

Gunner Dunbar04 Apr 2021 1:16 a.m. PST

Very nice

Albus Malum12 Apr 2021 8:54 p.m. PST

And another nice thing, they are single based!

Skinflint Games04 Aug 2021 2:47 p.m. PST

WOW. Just got through painting a block of those Orcs myself, and frankly yours make mine look like crap. I take my hat off to you sir, stunning job on the terrain too – bravo!!!

rob polymathsw09 Aug 2021 4:50 a.m. PST

Absolutely love the colours and the paint schemes, awesome work!

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