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Offline skip

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New units for the AWI update 10/7 royal welsh
« on: May 23, 2020, 05:15:56 PM »
Here are some recently finished regiments for AWI wargaming
Gists Additional Regiment and the 15th foot , all Perry plastics

Brian










« Last Edit: July 10, 2020, 08:06:38 PM by skip »

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Re: New units for the AWI
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2020, 06:11:57 PM »
Bright colors and neat paintjob!
And bases well done, too!
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Offline Digits

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Re: New units for the AWI
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2020, 06:41:16 PM »
Very crisp, nice job.
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Offline skip

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Re: New units for the AWI
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2020, 07:24:16 PM »
Thanks guys, mostly done with GW contrast paints

Offline Baron von Wreckedoften

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Re: New units for the AWI
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2020, 10:18:21 PM »
Very well done.  One small criticism - which might be useful to anyone putting together marching plastic figures - is to avoid "tick-tocking".  This is where the arm and leg on the same side of the body move forward together.  It's actually very difficult to achieve when you try to do it, but surprisingly easy when you are trying to avoid it!  You tend to see it done by real-life humans who only march occasionally and have not yet had the habit yelled out of them by a kindly, and well-meaning NCO.

Prior to modern times, troops never swung the arms when marching anyway and generally kept them by their sides, so straight up-and-down, or even angled slightly backwards is accurate.
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Offline skip

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Re: New units for the AWI
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2020, 03:53:16 PM »
Very well done.  One small criticism - which might be useful to anyone putting together marching plastic figures - is to avoid "tick-tocking".  This is where the arm and leg on the same side of the body move forward together.  It's actually very difficult to achieve when you try to do it, but surprisingly easy when you are trying to avoid it!  You tend to see it done by real-life humans who only march occasionally and have not yet had the habit yelled out of them by a kindly, and well-meaning NCO.

Prior to modern times, troops never swung the arms when marching anyway and generally kept them by their sides, so straight up-and-down, or even angled slightly backwards is accurate.
thanks Baron, i did realize this after i built them but was too lazy to fix, probably could have hidden them in the back row, just noticed one or two have their muskets on the wrong shoulder too !  but i do like a little variation, the plastic British i find the better set IMHO

Brian

Offline skip

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Re: New units for the AWI
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2020, 07:05:07 PM »
Some more units for the AWI, first up is the Royal Deux Ponts for my French brigade followed by
a Grenadier battalion and the 33rd regiment of foot ( Cornwallis own regiment)













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Re: New units for the AWI update 27/6
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2020, 04:52:42 AM »
Splendid and clearly a lot of careful work. That is the size of unit I will be going for.

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Re: New units for the AWI update 27/6
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2020, 07:03:04 AM »
Very nice looking units  :-*
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Offline skip

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Re: New units for the AWI update 27/6
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2020, 09:42:51 AM »
Thanks guys
Splendid and clearly a lot of careful work. That is the size of unit I will be going for.
Yes this is the average size  regiment of 4 bases, the grenadiers will be made into a large 6 base unit as the Grenadiers, Highlanders and Guards units were larger Regiments, for the Continentals 4 base units would be the norm

Brian

Offline Wellington Bonaparte

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Re: New units for the AWI update 27/6
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2020, 10:13:03 PM »
They look splendid, hope my "lobsters"  turn out as smart as these brave chaps! My centre company Bns, will be 6x4 bases with the Highlander and Grenadier Bns either 7or 8 bases each, really so they match up with my oppo's already raised Continental army. Could I ask where you get your standards from, they are very impressive.

Offline Baron von Wreckedoften

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Re: New units for the AWI update 27/6
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2020, 10:31:02 AM »
Nicely done, Skip.

Offline skip

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Re: New units for the AWI update 27/6
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2020, 04:50:11 PM »
thanks for the kind comments guys
They look splendid, hope my "lobsters"  turn out as smart as these brave chaps! My centre company Bns, will be 6x4 bases with the Highlander and Grenadier Bns either 7or 8 bases each, really so they match up with my oppo's already raised Continental army. Could I ask where you get your standards from, they are very impressive.
Hi, the standards are 100mm lances/pikes from Northstar Miniatures but cut down to maybe 70-80mm, whatever looks right with GMB flags

Offline wds0855

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Re: New units for the AWI update 27/6
« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2020, 08:07:30 PM »
Those look great, what size bases are you using ?

Walt

Offline skip

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Re: New units for the AWI update 27/6
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2020, 04:41:33 PM »
Those look great, what size bases are you using ?

Walt
Hi Walt they are 40mm x 40mm

Brian

 

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