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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.

Friday, 19 January 2018

Finished: 15mm Ming Chinese Heavy Infantry Unit #1



And another unit for my Ming Chinese army rolls off the paint table! This time it is a unit of heavy infantry (or armoured medium foot for FoGR). As these will be more of a guard/elite unit, I opted to give them a somewhat more flashy colour scheme for their robes.






The next units I'll be working on are two more spear & bow units, to be followed by another heavy foot unit, before I move onto the heavy cavalry.

The various extra packs that I was waiting for arrived on Tuesday and I've been working away to get them prepped. The bases I was running short of also came in on Tuesday.

7 comments:

  1. Another very fine unit and the flag looks really finishes it off.

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  2. Found this site on Ming heavies: http://dragonsarmory.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/ming-troopers.html
    I was wondering if the headgear on your figures are not hats?
    I am sure though it doesn't matter, they look mean!

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  3. Looks good, your expanding Ming army makes me rue the lack of options in 28mm.

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  4. Beautiful and colorful figures, congrats!

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  5. @ Ray - cheers! :)

    @ Dannoc - thanks! :)

    @ Herkybird - cheers! And thanks for the link - hadn't come across that page before. They are helmets rather than hats, although I guess they could have been painted in some colour, but I decided to leave them as bare metal :)

    @ Dartfrog - thanks! :)
    I didn't realise there isn't much availability for Ming in 28mm - that's a bit of a pain for your project :(

    @ Neil - cheers! :)

    @ Phil - merci! :)

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