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Arcane Steve22 Feb 2021 4:26 a.m. PST

My latest blog covers the latest additions to my WOTR army. As I decided to build a generic force rather than a specific one, I am happy to take a few liberties with Livery etc. Purists better look away now….
Click on the link to read the blog



Frederick Supporting Member of TMP22 Feb 2021 5:59 a.m. PST

Great work!

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP22 Feb 2021 6:03 a.m. PST

A nice-looking bunch!

But in answer to the rhetorical question, I think the best answer is "it depends on the scenario generation system." Build the right ten units, and you can play anything in One Hour Wargames. About 16-20 gives you any Charles S. Grant scenario. Otherwise, measure your table. Somewhere between enough troops to form two solid lines across the table and enough for three lines, you've passed the completion point, and started building another army.

Not that I haven't done that, you understand.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP22 Feb 2021 6:26 a.m. PST

Is that a trick question?

Tom Molon Supporting Member of TMP22 Feb 2021 6:43 a.m. PST

I guess it's when you stop seeing someone else's model of a fighting unit you never thought of, but now realize should be essential for your army, or another's support unit that makes you say, "Why didn't I include them", or …. You get the idea. Basically, I just do not understand the concept behind the question.

Personal logo brass1 Supporting Member of TMP22 Feb 2021 6:55 a.m. PST

Simple! The army is complete when the last miniature falls from my cold, dead fingers.


Legionarius22 Feb 2021 7:51 a.m. PST

+1 Brass1. In my case, I would say: "You never know."

Huscarle22 Feb 2021 9:02 a.m. PST

Nice, and if you are looking for peasants, you could try Fireforge's Northern rabble link

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP22 Feb 2021 9:16 a.m. PST

OP: great work on your army, by the way.

Oddball22 Feb 2021 11:42 a.m. PST

Great looking figures, you have motivated me to finish painting some tents I have primed.

jdpintex22 Feb 2021 1:55 p.m. PST

Well for the WOTR, I guess I might get finished once I no longer have any new flags and/or retinue color combinations to paint up. Or anytime you get over the 1:1 scale in army size.

Arcane Steve23 Feb 2021 4:13 a.m. PST

Thanks for your comments! I will have a look at the Northern Folk rabble – I think that they will make some useful levy units and add a bit of character to my army!

mildbill24 Feb 2021 11:09 a.m. PST

The answer is always 'just three more units.'

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