"From Migration to Kingdom - the barbarian gallery" Topic
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| timurilank ||12 Dec 2016 10:42 a.m. PST|
I have just posted a "Barbarian Gallery" at the blog.
These are recently painted and have been used for my current test games. More later.
|goragrad||12 Dec 2016 12:48 p.m. PST|
As to the reference to differentiating by shields. did you have a historical reference as to differing colors or patterns, or just chose a particular style from the basic Dark age/Germanic range for each tribe/nation?
Nice bit on the figure modification – haven't done much of that with my OG figures, but did do some with some of the Essex Han convict troops. Having 7 identical poses on Horde element seemed a bit much…
| timurilank ||12 Dec 2016 1:06 p.m. PST|
Referencing the shields, I made an interpolation based on Phil's Armies and Enemies of Rome.
The Frankish shields have six reinforcements radiating from its centre, so I gave the Burgundi four.
Using the clothing colour as a reference, I either lightened or deepen the shield ground colour; this added more variation.
The Tervingi wear very light or linen colour clothing.
The modification of the figures was quite a bit of work, but worth the effort when I look now at the photos.
The armies will be featured in the next series of posts presenting the stratagems we use for the campaign rule set.