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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2016 12:47 p.m. PST

"L'Art De La Guerre is the current hotness in the Ancients community – a one book package with all the rules and armies. The majority of the players play in 15mm, but a few select brave souls play in the "Manly Scale" of 28mm. Its a righteous beautiful wargaming event to play Art De Guerre in 28 mm. I do not own any 28mm Ancients, so all of these great looking figs belong to Sean Mackintosh. The armies set for this day's battle were Late Imperial Romans vs. the Visigoths. The Roman force was Cataphract Heavy with a good backbone of Legionnaires. The Visigoths had the usual tons of sword swinging warrior infantry with the elite nobles mounted on Medium Cavalry. The Romans – having better command – were able to choose to defend against the Visigoth attack…"

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Amicalement
Armand

Yesthatphil12 Feb 2016 1:22 p.m. PST

Haha … the Manly scale – you have to laugh at that wink

But the game does look splendid and the figures are nice thumbs up!

Phil

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Feb 2016 1:26 p.m. PST

Yes made me smile, too. Never thought my collection qualified me as manly!

coopman12 Feb 2016 1:43 p.m. PST

Nice!

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2016 2:11 p.m. PST

I thought the manly scale was 54mm--or maybe that's the ogrely scale.

Personal logo Who asked this joker Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2016 2:16 p.m. PST

that's the ogrely scale.

So 54mm have layers? Ogres have layers. grin

Nice looking game!

drgarlic Inactive Member12 Feb 2016 2:57 p.m. PST

They are so Manly, they carry their own trees with them into battle!

Now THAT'S Manly!

Diocletian28412 Feb 2016 5:32 p.m. PST

Very good write up and the figures look beautiful. A lot can be said to play a large battle like that with 28mm figures. It is interesting on how the battle played out and how you reached a critical point.

HarryHotspurEsq13 Feb 2016 7:48 a.m. PST

Surely 6mm is the manly scale? You know, not having to prove anything…

Lovely figures though.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP13 Feb 2016 10:32 a.m. PST

Then I guess 2mm would be the Supermanly scale!

Yesthatphil13 Feb 2016 10:38 a.m. PST

Kudos to Armand for spotting it and giving us a smile

Phil

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Feb 2016 10:51 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it with fun guys!. (smile)

Amicalement
Armand

hindsTMP Supporting Member of TMP14 Feb 2016 12:41 p.m. PST

No, this is a manly scale…

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