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Title: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Easy E on September 16, 2020, 09:37:07 PM
Anyone have the 411 on the Victrix Republican Roman Legion box I and II.  I ordered some from a US distributor but have not seen them for several weeks.  They say they are on back order. 

When I go to Victrix's website, sure enough they were also Out-of-Stock.  It looks like the box in chain mail is back available, but not the pectoral armor.  I ordered some of both.

Was this a COVID delay or they were just that popular with all these Roman rule sets coming out recently?  Any idea when they will be back and shipping to the distributors again? 
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Wiegraf on September 17, 2020, 12:36:01 AM
Romans are EXTREMELY popular lately with the coming of games like Infamy, Infamy. Now while I think usually Imperial Romans are all the rage, Republicans also becoming more and more popular with games like CLASH out. I believe there is a higher demand for them than there was say a couple years ago, and it is likely Victrix may with cOVID be struggling to keep up with demand.

Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Codsticker on September 17, 2020, 02:49:46 AM
It could get worse: Studio Tomahawk will soon release Saga: Age of Hannibal .
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Easy E on September 17, 2020, 02:48:33 PM
Plus, Osprey will have Wars of the Republic coming out next year as well.

That's why I wanted some Republican Romans, to get ahead of the curve for all these rulesets! I all ready own Clash of Spears.
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Atheling on September 17, 2020, 04:01:53 PM
Plus, Osprey will have Wars of the Republic coming out next year as well.

That's why I wanted some Republican Romans, to get ahead of the curve for all these rulesets! I all ready own Clash of Spears.

Republican Romans look so damn good too  8)
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Codsticker on September 18, 2020, 04:00:19 AM
Punic wars allows (requires? :D) you to collect so many different types of troops; I've been awfully tempted by them.
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Atheling on September 18, 2020, 08:40:52 AM
Punic wars allows (requires? :D) you to collect so many different types of troops; I've been awfully tempted by them.

Absolutely a requisite!  :D ;D
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Corso on September 18, 2020, 11:10:54 AM
Very true  :D  8)

I have done a punic army, but there are many more units I wish to add lol

The Victrix kits mentioned are quite popular but I guess the reason for them being out of stock is due to covid. I'm waiting for the Early Imperial Roman cavalry to get back in stock to order some.
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Ray Rivers on September 18, 2020, 11:33:45 AM
Punic wars allows (requires? :D) you to collect so many different types of troops; I've been awfully tempted by them.

Indeed.

Not only do you have a very diverse amount of troop types, but the battles are far more balanced. Once you get into the Empire really good opponents are much harder to find.

I too am a big Republican Roman enthusiast and would recommend that period to anyone who wants to do Ancients and Romans specifically.
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Easy E on November 13, 2020, 06:39:02 PM
They are back in stock for both boxes again at Victrix.  They are still hit and miss sometimes though.   

I got them ordered, so I hope my US Distributor can get them to me this time!
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: sgzleada71 on November 14, 2020, 06:17:35 AM
I like the Agema Republican Romans a bit better.   The Victrix models are perhaps a tad superior in their molding but very static in their poses.   The  Agema ones seem a little more versatile.  I like having the Agema Triari kneeling  too. 
Title: Re: Victrix- Republican Roman Legions Question
Post by: Easy E on November 16, 2020, 04:12:31 PM
Drat, the box with the chestplates is still hard to get hold of.  That is the pone I really wanted.