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Kent Reuber Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2013 12:15 p.m. PST

I picked up a set of these. My only criticism is that I wish that they had included arquebus-armed infantry in addition to archers.

Porkmann Inactive Member23 Jun 2013 4:25 a.m. PST

Wouldn't the arquebusiers have been later than "Feudal"?

Wulfgar Supporting Member of TMP23 Jun 2013 8:22 a.m. PST

"Feudal" is a broad term regarding Japanese History. It applies to many hundreds of years.

If the term ashigaru is used, as it is in the text of the advertisement, then Kent is not amiss in wishing for men armed with a teppo.

These paper figures do look very nice, though, and I hope that they will be both popular and useful in pulling more people into the era.

Porkmann Inactive Member23 Jun 2013 9:13 a.m. PST

I apologise I did not notice "Ashigaru" in the text.

Wulfgar Supporting Member of TMP23 Jun 2013 3:48 p.m. PST

Pretty innocent mistake, Porkmann ^^
Hope to see you in a game someday!

Personal logo elsyrsyn Supporting Member of TMP24 Jun 2013 5:40 p.m. PST

Is that a no-dachi, or is he just happy to see us?

Doug

LVMENES15 Dec 2014 2:21 p.m. PST

Hi. In the second set, there are arquebusiers. And yes, it is an odachi or nodachi. There is a miniature with an odachi in the second set too.

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