Saturday, November 13, 2010

The army grows!

Finally finished my 3rd Roman unit. At least I'll have some figures on the board for the Magnesia re-fight in two weeks time.
Unit of Renegade Hastati. Only three more units of these little buggers to go!!! (Which means I also have 3 units of Principes, 2 Triarii & 1 unit of Velites. Oh yeah, and the cav. How could I forget those.)

My Republican Roman army so far. Slowly chipping away, beats me how some people churn out large quantities of great looking figures all the time. And I havent even been out fishing lately!!

6 comments:

  1. Great work! The figures look excellent and you're churning them out, so I don't know what you're talking about. The uniform red shields works well and gives a cohesiveness to the look. Keep going!

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  2. These look great. You should be proud of your work.
    Who cares for fishing.;)

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  3. The army looks great - I like the shading, top-notch work! I think your rate of production is just fine - this is a hobby not a job!

    I look forward to hearing how your plucky Romans swept the field in the future refight of Magnesia.

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  4. Thanks for your comments everyone. Maybe it feels as though the pressure is on because of the up coming game. I usually just chip away, changing periods quite often.
    I think I'll paint up a couple of WWII Aussies when the figures arrive to give me a break from the Romans. (any good sites with paint colours Helen?)
    But we still need the fishing Hein, gives me an excuse for a few beers!!!

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