I am continuing to gradully chip away at the Hordes of the Things barbarian (Viking) army which I want for my projected solo fatnasy campaign. I finally finished up two more warband stands (though I should take their picture from a greater distance...), which puts me close to being able to deploy a 24 point standard Hordes army. When using these figures wih Dragon Rampant, as also planned, two stands are a unit, so I'm still short about 4 stands of a reasonable warband.
I also inventoried the 1/72 fatnasy recently, and came to the conclusion that I could (barely) deploy two armies for the feudal kingdoms on the fantasy map, so I am hoping to put some preliminary games on the table soon.
With these two, my travel paint kit is temporarily empty of figures. On the left is a Minifigs ME19 Rohirrim lancer, of the topknot variant. I'm trying to work on getting cavalry painted more expeditiously, and this model wasn't too hard. The other figure is almost vintage--it's an unreleased Heritage wizard, available through Mike Thomas's Classic Miniatures. Time to base up this work...
I have had some time to work this weekend, and painted the Broadsword P11 ranger swordsman-captain for my Broadsword ranger unit, as well as two vintage Heritage Gondorian citadel guards, original catalog number 1060. Next up is a Minifigs Rohirrim lancer to match the archer from the previous post.
I was out on a business trip last week with my portable paint kit. Here are a few vintage figures finished and ready for basing.
The Gandalf is a Minifigs ME4. The rather barbaric Rohirrim horse archer is a Minifigs ME20, and the lutenist is a Broadsword P11 ranger. I'm not sure that the lute would be my instrument of choice ranging through the woods, but I like the figure. I have, from the same set, a swordsman/captain and a handful of archers (five, I think), and hope to get them all finished as a little Dragon Rampant unit soon. They'll be scout unit, or, if one thinks of them as elite, a reduced model count bow unit.
I post a little about my ongoing projects, recent games, how I got to where I am, and where I'm going, as time away from the workbench, and a somewhat busy life, permits. I'll try to keep cooking and ballroom dance down to a minimum, but they do seem to take up a lot of time.
This is my really short, no explanation included, list of projects: 54mm Medieval Mayhem (skirmish), 40mm French and Indian War, 40mm NQSYW, 40mm French Revolution/Scarlet Pimpernel, 40mm Renaissance, 25mm Dark Ages (Saxons and Vikings), 25mm Historical Arthurian, 25mm Fantasy, 1/72 scale Bronze Age, 1/72 scale 2nd Punic War, 1/72 scale fantasy (Portable Fantasy Campaign), 6mm Ancients (travel DBA), 6mm Fantasy (travel HotT), 6mm Spanish Civil War.