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by jdesmond
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Miniatures Review and Figure Questions
Topic: Maurikian Byzantines
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: Maurikian Byzantines

Salutations, again, Would note that the Byzantine 'army lists' have changed a good deal over past 25 years - the Early & Maurikian Byzantines of WRG 7th had large numbers of 'Regular A & B extra-heavy cavalry (horses with frontal metal armor) with lance, bow and shield' allowed, making them ...
by jdesmond
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Camels
Replies: 13
Views: 261

Re: Camels

Salutations,

You're the boss!

Yours, John
by jdesmond
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Miniatures Review and Figure Questions
Topic: Maurikian Byzantines
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: Maurikian Byzantines

Salutations ! Well, I am accumulating the lead for that army myself (tho actually something of a Late Roman force, morphing and expanding.) with most of the figures coming from Essex, Old Glory or Outpost. Don't think you can go far wrong with any of these three (contrary opinions invited). Were you...
by jdesmond
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Camels
Replies: 13
Views: 261

Re: Camels

Salutations, again, everyone ! I doubt we'll have to move this thread; I agree with you, completely, and on this topic shall likely write no more. We've surveyed the points where history meets with visual appeal and with the whimsey of modellers and sculptors, with the condensation of a 'cast of tho...
by jdesmond
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Camels
Replies: 13
Views: 261

Re: Camels

Salutations, Dr. Kuijt, and gentlepeople ! OK: 1 - The Palmyran list in Meshwesh has 'horse bow' and 'cataphracts' as allowed 'general's troop types' 2 - The only miniature figure of Queen Zenobia that I know of is that of her riding a camel, by Irregular (Oneovdezedaze Mr. Kovel of Silver Eagle wil...
by jdesmond
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:50 am
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Camels
Replies: 13
Views: 261

Re: Camels

Salutations, gentlefolk ! OK. am currently uppainting the Palmyrans (one element Bad Horse "Camel mounted caravan guards", and possibly one of Horse Bow should any more of the 'Queen Zenobia riding camel' ever arrive on these shores) and Arab Conquest (one Bad Horse 'Light camels') I have ...
by jdesmond
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Miniatures Review and Figure Questions
Topic: Early German - OG, Forged in Battle, Essex
Replies: 1
Views: 104

Early German - OG, Forged in Battle, Essex

Salutations, gentlefolk ! Unfortunately ain't able to get to Historicon this year, so sending some pictures of Early Germans, cast by Old Glory, Forged in Battle, and Essex, painted by yours truly, for your edification. In nearly all cases, haven't mixed manufacturers on a stand (can you find the ex...
by jdesmond
Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Product Discussion - Ask questions and talk about WGC Products
Topic: Rules, printing multiple copies of ?
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Rules, printing multiple copies of ?

Salutations, gentlefolk ! Have sent my PayPal 'cash' to ye Wargame Vault, downloaded the November and March editions, printedout a copy for myself. Would like to print out several copies for friends to study before they march onto the field (While it's possible they may become purchasers in the futu...
by jdesmond
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Painting Miniatures
Topic: Two New Thistle and Rose Armies
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: Two New Thistle and Rose Armies

Salutations, gentlefolk! "For the Mongols and the Vikings should be friends. Yes, the Mongols and the Vikings should be friends, Oh, one raids from the seee, and one rides the steppe countree, but that's no reason why they can't be friends..." Brought memories of singing this filksong in t...

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