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Author Topic: Taiping Allies- Miao and Nien  (Read 280 times)

Offline OB

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Taiping Allies- Miao and Nien
« on: September 19, 2020, 11:30:47 AM »
I've posted some pic's and stat's for the Miao tribes and the Nien rebels who both sometimes allied with the Taiping.  The stat's are for Field of battle 3 and Taiping Era. The figures are 15mm and are from Irregular Miniatures.  If it's of interest here is the link.



Offline Sparrow

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Re: Taiping Allies- Miao and Nien
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2020, 11:55:19 AM »
Really interesting looking at these ... so much I “don’t know” about the Rebellion but need to read up on! Pics like this getting me really interested!
Put your trust in God and keep your powder dry!

Offline OB

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Re: Taiping Allies- Miao and Nien
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2020, 12:43:30 PM »
Thanks Sparrow.

There's so much about it that all of us don't know.  I don't doubt that there are copious Chinese records but not much seems readily accessible in translation.  What we have enables us to have a go at gaming the period and it is great fun.

Hopefully more info will come along.

Offline Trebian

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Re: Taiping Allies- Miao and Nien
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2020, 10:24:59 AM »
Really nice looking figures. As OB says there's enough known for us to give it a go. After all , there is a Flashman novel! I put a bibliography in the back of the "Taiping era" rules, and all of the books are readily accessible: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B08GB99DHB/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i1


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