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grambo Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2023 2:45 a.m. PST

Army number 9 is Classical Indian with scratchbuilt 'Temple by Sacred River' camp (which is not to be taken too seriously!). I also made a Temple camp for my Greeks, again far from perfect but does the job. I now have: Indian, Greek Hoplite, Carthaginian, Macedonian, CeltIberian, Republican and Marian Roman, Celts and Parthian. All are magnetised and stored in wooden cigar boxes. Everything then packs down into a rather flashy outer box including terrain etc.A few photos to share with you.












Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2023 3:01 a.m. PST

I love the look of these tiny armies – have you done a painting guide anywhere because they look good and I'm really tempted to try making a portable game in a box (like the cool kids have).

BrockLanders12 Dec 2023 3:28 a.m. PST

I already do ancients in 28mm and 10mm but I have to admit the really tiny scales like this are intriguing.

Joe1870 Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2023 4:14 a.m. PST

Awesome work. Looks great.

Personal logo FlyXwire Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2023 6:16 a.m. PST

I can feel the earth shaking from the marching of all those little feet and from those elephants!

(the Sacred Temple camps look awesome too)

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2023 11:45 a.m. PST

Great looking army.

korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2023 4:14 p.m. PST

Lovely work indeed, really nice.

grambo Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2023 2:06 a.m. PST

Appreciate all the comments, thank you.

Not done a painting guide as yet but I may well do. You can pack a LOT of 3mm figures onto a standard 40mm frontage DBA base, that's what I like, you can have 4 x 15mm figures or 48 x 3mm :) A bit more detailed than 2mm blocks but less detail than 6mm!

Here's the Republican Romans out for a parade drill, The 4 deep typical deplyoment with the veteran heavy infantry the Triarii at rear and the skirmishing Velites out in front.



GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Dec 2023 2:03 p.m. PST

Who makes the figures ?

I have used the Magister Militum 3mm for Marlburian armies, are these their ancient figures ?

UshCha15 Dec 2023 4:41 a.m. PST

ERR, aren't they supposed to be 12 elements, the Romans seem to have 18 elements. They do look goo though.

grambo Supporting Member of TMP16 Dec 2023 6:25 a.m. PST

GildasFacit – Yes, these are all by Magister Militum 3mm Ancients :)

UshCha – Well spotted! All my armies have that core of 12 elements but these figures come in big packs and it's a shame to waste them :)


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