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Offline Barry S

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Re: 15mm African Adventures (Tarzan an Co. added 28/7/17)
« Reply #30 on: August 27, 2017, 06:51:26 AM »
As part of my African themed adventure I have decided to build a couple of Hordes of the Things armies loosely based on the Adventures of Tarzan. There are still a few more types of critters I would like to represent, but these are the ones I have finished so far.

A few of the miniatures are on sabot bases allowing me to use them for skirmish games such as In Her Majesty's Name, etc.

First off is Tarzan on foot and mounted on Tantor.

Tarzan, Kerchak and friends .

Great White Hunter and assistant, Waziri Tribesmen and Witchdoctor.

Some of the wildlife.





« Last Edit: October 14, 2017, 06:29:47 AM by Barry S »
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Offline Etranger

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #31 on: August 27, 2017, 12:13:07 PM »
Excellent as always, Barry.
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Offline monkeylite

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #32 on: August 27, 2017, 12:57:23 PM »
Brilliant. Great ad for the sort of armies that work in HotT, too.

Offline NickNascati

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #33 on: August 28, 2017, 12:07:31 AM »
There is a very good Zulu War variant for DBA that was written quite a few years ago, called "Brave Men's Blood".  The Zulu commander had to spend points to keep the wings of the formation from moving.  It gave quite a good game.

Offline Leigh Metford

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #34 on: August 28, 2017, 01:58:45 AM »
Synchronistically, there's an article on building a Tarzan army for DitDC in MW 411.

Offline Barry S

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #35 on: August 28, 2017, 04:24:05 AM »
Thanks Gentlemen.

I have a few more elements I would like to add, along with an opposing army.

There is a very good Zulu War variant for DBA that was written quite a few years ago, called "Brave Men's Blood".  The Zulu commander had to spend points to keep the wings of the formation from moving.  It gave quite a good game.
I have heard of these. I think I have a copy somewhere...

Synchronistically, there's an article on building a Tarzan army for DitDC in MW 411.

I picked up a copy of MW 411 as I own a copy DITC :D

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #36 on: August 28, 2017, 01:54:22 PM »
Nice! Particularly love Tarzan on the elephant and the body-painted guys. Very striking.


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Offline FifteensAway

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #37 on: August 29, 2017, 07:10:32 AM »
Barry,

The African Cape Buffalo are now available from Highlander Studios - just search Buffalo.  I have some and will be getting many more.

And thanks for the photo with the cat.  Will have to try and hunt some down.  Did you get the rhinos from Eureka, too? 
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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #38 on: September 05, 2017, 01:57:23 AM »
FifteensAway, the rhinos are from Irregular Miniatures.

Thanks for the heads up about the cape buffalo!

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #39 on: September 05, 2017, 03:49:18 AM »
Oh wow!  Those look great!!   :-*

Offline FierceKitty

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #40 on: September 05, 2017, 09:40:42 AM »
The semi-submerged ones are very appealing.
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Offline Barry S

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies
« Reply #41 on: November 12, 2017, 03:50:32 AM »
I thought I would share some photos of my latest completed project - 15mm Boers based for the Hordes of the
Things colonial wars variant Hordes of the Empire.

The basing is different to the rest of my HotE collection as I plan to eventually sell this army.

Complete Boer Army


Mounted Infantry including General


Sneakers


Artillery


Hero and Scout...


Camp


Custom Made Measurement Stick, Artillery Template and Die. The Measurement Stick is hinged and opens up to the Command Radius. The Template is transparent orange. It still has the backing paper attached.


The piece of writing on one half of the measurement stick is a section taken from the Rudyard Kipling Poem - Tommy.

We aren't no thin red 'eroes, nor we aren't no blackguards too,
But single men in barricks, most remarkable like you;
An' if sometimes our conduck isn't all your fancy paints,
Why, single men in barricks don't grow into plaster saints;
 

 

Offline DintheDin

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies - Boers Added 12 Nov.
« Reply #42 on: November 12, 2017, 07:46:57 PM »
Your Boers army contains some beautiful vignettes and your measuring stick is very artistic and inspiring! Hats off!
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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies - Boers Added 12 Nov.
« Reply #43 on: November 12, 2017, 07:57:59 PM »
Gorgeous work all round. I'm usually not in favour of vignettes on wargaming bases but have to say yours look splendid. It works for Boers, I think. Thank you for sharing!

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Re: 15mm Zulu War Armies - Boers Added 12 Nov.
« Reply #44 on: November 20, 2017, 07:59:43 AM »
Thank you for the kind words  :D


 

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