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16 Aug 2021 11:52 a.m. PST
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Theoden116 Aug 2021 10:34 a.m. PST

Does anyone other than Perry Miniatures make 28mm Saracen/Arab/Islamic casualty figures that would be suitable for Crusades era games? I have a large Arabic and Seljuk army comprised of Musketeer/Footsore and Gripping Beast figures. I thought Gripping Beast made casualty figures for such an army but cannot seem to find them on their website. I know Crusader Miniatures and some other make casualty figures for the Crusaders themselves but not their opponents. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

stecal Supporting Member of TMP16 Aug 2021 10:44 a.m. PST

Not much out there, I agree. You can look at "pretty close" Middle Eastern/Indian casualties in the Perry Sudan or Foundry Colonial India & Afghan lines. Also Old Glory does Ansar & Beja casualties for the Sudan in loose clothing and turbans/bare heads.

You could also fabricate casualties from various plastic figures by cutting off the base and a bit of bending and clipping.

Travellera17 Aug 2021 2:48 a.m. PST

There could be some potential in 18-19th century afghan casualty figures in turbans. At least Old Glory have a few of those. You could also take a Western Crusader casualty and replace the head and the shield.

Theoden117 Aug 2021 12:17 p.m. PST

Thanks for the recommendations.

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