Replacement Kerns

July 12, 2015

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These are the four replacement Ps, with built sleeves and jerkin-and-leine over the original tunic, ready base-coated. Advertisements

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Second thoughts about those Irish Bd and Ax

July 9, 2015

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I hate to mess with my nice new army, but I’m going to re-jig the Ps and Ax elements. The Ps with shields are going to be joining the other heavier-equipped kerns in the Ax; and the heavily equipped Ax are going to make a third Bd element. I’m turning to a pack of HaT […]

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Medieval Irish IV/58 – 2.2Edition

July 5, 2015

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Medieval Irish mounted are based and flocked

July 2, 2015

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I think I’ll let picture do most of the talking… I got them on bases yesterday afternoon, and this evening got the boggy-green flock and two shades of grass on. Just the banner, or standard, to add tomorrow!

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Medieval Irish mounted ready to mount

July 1, 2015

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Meaning, the mounted (LH, Cav) are now all painted and ready to base. In between posts the DBA3.0 rules arrive from the UK. I really like them, though the roughly ‘legal’ size book does not shelve easily. Each army list has a short explanation, which sheds a great deal of light for those that don’t […]

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Medieval Irish mounted elements – back to converting

June 21, 2015

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It would have been great if RedBox had issued horse to go with the foot, but I only need seven figures anyway. There are two LH elements, which means four figures, and a cavalry option, which is three. But the LH and the Cav are completely different. For LH, I need barefoot, javelin-hurling, tunic-wearing minis […]

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Medieval Irish (foot) afoot

June 14, 2015

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So, one week of indoor painting. Here’s where I’m up to. I’m happy with the bases (Psiloi are done) which suggest the rich emerald green of bogs, rather than forest, which is their home terrain. I have not a single mounted mini for this army, but I have ideas for where I can find some.

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