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Post by Zippee on Fri May 05, 2017 4:30 pm

Sorry for the slightly dark images - 10mm Baroque ECW game



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Post by Tankred on Tue May 09, 2017 3:39 pm

Zippee, this is really an impressive look. Great outcome! I assume that the base sizes are for 15mm?
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Post by Zippee on Tue May 09, 2017 3:55 pm

Thanks,
yes indeed 15mm bases, so 120mm frontage as per the other threads
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Post by Tarty on Wed May 10, 2017 2:45 am

Nice Zippee.....like the cavalry 'waves' particularly. Good to see all these guys out on the table this project is looking finished now?
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Post by Zippee on Wed May 10, 2017 11:41 am

Tarty wrote:Nice Zippee.....like the cavalry 'waves' particularly. Good to see all these guys out on the table this project is looking finished now?

Thanks for that,
yes the ECW project is closed - some snagging left to do though (isn't there always! - in this case some decent weather and time to spray the whole lot with matt spray).

The 'waves' are the gallopers:
GA07 - Queen's Regiment - 00 by Zippee Jerred, on Flickr

trotters are a single line:
TR03 - Lord Molineux's Horse - 00 by Zippee Jerred, on Flickr

reiters two short lines:
RE02 - Nathaniel Fienne's Horse - 00 by Zippee Jerred, on Flickr

massed reiters 36 figures in 4 ranks:
REM02 - Sir John Hippsley's Horse - 00 by Zippee Jerred, on Flickr

Currently I've been side-tracked by a heap of D&D 28mm stuff, then I need to complete the huge FIB 15mm Hellenistic kickstarter that arrived - made a start with the agema phalanx but that's the tip of the iceberg Smile

After that I'll return to 10mm Baroque with either eastern armies (Polish/Lithuanian and Ottoman) or early TYW
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Post by Tarty on Wed May 10, 2017 10:59 pm

Yeah they look great. I'm new to 10mm the idea of playing around with the basing like this is very appealing. My ECW project has been put on the back burner for now. 15mm Napoleonic's got in the way (that's a black hole) 28mm D&D ? sounding very retro Smile hehehe .....well my D&D stuff is all 80s Laughing
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Post by Zippee on Thu May 11, 2017 12:19 pm

Yeah I've really rather fallen for 10mm, easier and more rewarding to paint than either 6mm or 15mm. And give a good 'presence' when based on the 15mm frontages.

Hah I did 10mm Napoleonics - only a small ZPM involved in my case
Austrian Fusiliers Regiment - IR 19 IR Alvintzy by Zippee Jerred, on Flickr

French Hussars 1809 - 6th Regiment 02 by Zippee Jerred, on Flickr

It's only the huge investment in 15mm ancients that keeps me in the 15mm pool to be honest. If I could stomach starting over, well - no. No! Don't go there.

Whilst some of my 28mm RPG collection (the reaper, grenadier, citadel 3-part character, etc, etc) is extremely retro - the current stuff isn't. Well actually the otherworld stuff is retro but deliberately so - modern sculpts of 1ed monster manual pictures, cracking stuff Smile But the new Nolzer miniatures are really lovely and 5ed has definitely brought us all back to the table after many years of agnosticism.
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Post by Tarty on Thu May 11, 2017 9:39 pm

10mm Napoleonic's is definitely the way I would go if I had my time again but like you I'm too far down the path with 15s now. These guys look great Zippee.
I've got a bit of a soft spot for D&D some of the first metal figures I ever bought were for D&D....still got them Smile
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Post by GamesPoet on Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:15 pm

I like how those 10mm look on the table!

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