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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

WIP: Donnington 30YW Cuirassiers #6 - Finished!

I was in luck - when I got home from work this evening it wasn't piddling down so I could open my windows and do the spray varnishing. After the matt varnish had had time to dry, I did the flocking of the bases. I've decided to leave tufting until the whole army is finished (well, that is, I mean, finished until I decide to add more units) to ensure a coherent approach.

Here you go:









I've also washed the sprues of Vikings that I'm going to make a start on. They're now drying out on my workbench. Tomorrow I'll make a start on assembling them - that should be interesting as I haven't worked with plastic figures or models since i was a teenager.

First things first though - I need to work out what weapons my warband composition is going to be. I'm tempted to go down the Jomsviking route (no levies!) which should make things easier - two 8-figure groups of warriors and four 4-figure groups of Hearthguard. I can always add some bow armed levies later on if I decide I want missile troops in my warband.

15 comments:

  1. Splendid job!

    Looking forward to seeing your Norsemen hit the table :-)

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  2. Make sure you use plastic glue on those vikings and not super glue. You'll get much better results.

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  3. Very nice work, Tamsin. They look great all ranked-up.

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  4. Fabulous looking Cuirassiers. Based and all formed up they look very formidable indeed!

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  5. Great work... They look quiet impressive even at this samll scale!

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  6. Great work, they should look great on the battlefield.

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  7. Nice work! I like the finished look of the armour. Lets hope they do their work

    Ian

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  8. Thanks guys! I'm pleased with them (and with the weather changing for the better!).

    @ Paul and AHunt - it will be a couple of days before there are any pics of the Vikings I think.

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  9. Nice work Tamsin but something more sinister has arisen, there's a rumour on the blogosphere spread by Ray that you called me Ray on my blog yesterday!

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  10. Fantastic looking Cuirassiers.Very very well done indeed! Have fun glueing up those Vikings.

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  11. They look good there and lovely bases that totally finish the figures. Look forward to the Vikings.

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  12. Yeah, in the bag, well done :)
    You are five times faster than me!

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