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Author Topic: Crusade: Lion Rampant AAR, Ayyubid vs County of Tripoli  (Read 63521 times)

Offline Rotorcraft

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Re: Crusade, Mamluks
« Reply #45 on: March 07, 2014, 09:23:41 AM »
I love the consistency that show your army, moreover being a unique kitbash of models from all different periods and manufacturers.

So well done.  :o

Regards.

Offline Anderson Collection

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Re: Crusade, Mamluks
« Reply #46 on: March 08, 2014, 08:01:05 PM »
great mix of figures well done again!

Offline Dr. The Viking

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Re: Crusade, Mamluks
« Reply #47 on: March 08, 2014, 08:04:36 PM »
Brilliant stuff Engel!
My Empire - where everything I ever did is collected:

http://www.c0wabunga.com

Offline Engel

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Re: Crusade, Mamluks
« Reply #48 on: March 13, 2014, 11:42:20 AM »
Big thanks guys.



With that latest unit painted I thought it was time for a new armyshot.

Im missing the African skirmishers as they were in the basement at the moment of photoshooting.

More pictures can be found at: http://kampgruppe-engel.blogspot.se/2014/03/saracen-army.html


Offline Engel

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Re: Crusade, Saracen army
« Reply #49 on: March 17, 2014, 09:18:03 AM »
Last week we played another crusading game of Hail Caesar.

As my collection still is rather small or spread out we used "small" units.
As the armies weren't evenly matched in points we gave the Latin force some ruins to shelter in and a special rule of needed to hold out a number of turns rolling a dice for the game to end after this number of turns, the actual number of turns before they where allowed to roll that dice and the number on that dice have totally escapes me now.
And they where given two monk miniatures on foot, any foot units they are joining are given the stubborn rule (reroll one moral dice).


More pictures and the report can be found at: http://kampgruppe-engel.blogspot.se/2014/03/crusade-aar.html


And here are some of the Pictures.








A thought that occured to me is that the Heavy cavalry formations in "small size" games of Hail Caesar are a killer. To better balance the Heavy cavalry I Think I should move up to standard sized units.
« Last Edit: March 17, 2014, 09:22:58 AM by Engel »

Offline Engel

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Re: Crusade, After action report
« Reply #50 on: March 20, 2014, 07:35:37 PM »
Latest unit. A small unit of Saharan light horse.
I really like the dark blue on this unit.
The miniatures are from Gripping beast but the spears are actually plastic broomstick straws.

Many more pictures at: http://kampgruppe-engel.blogspot.se/2014/03/saharian-light-cavalry.html




Offline Anderson Collection

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Re: Crusade, Saharan light horse
« Reply #51 on: March 24, 2014, 08:15:12 PM »
Great stuff I also like the blue,

Offline Engel

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Re: Crusade, Saharan light horse
« Reply #52 on: April 04, 2014, 05:19:26 AM »
Their always a short supply on nice terrain so here’s a small amendment.

http://kampgruppe-engel.blogspot.se/2014/04/terrain-pieces.html

Some hills. Made out of styrophome, wood glue, sand, some watered down acrylic paint and a mixture of flock.




Offline Anderson Collection

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Re: Crusade, terrain
« Reply #53 on: April 04, 2014, 06:41:04 PM »
Great stuff!

Offline Engel

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Re: Crusade, terrain
« Reply #54 on: April 22, 2014, 10:28:35 PM »
Heavy Arabic cavalry enters the scene.

Many more pictures at: http://kampgruppe-engel.blogspot.se/2014/04/arabic-heavy-cavalry.html


Offline Phil Portway

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Re: Crusade, Arabic heavy cavalry
« Reply #55 on: April 22, 2014, 11:18:32 PM »
They are nice!
If it isn't enjoyable, it isn't gaming!

Offline Hupp n at em

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Re: Crusade, Arabic heavy cavalry
« Reply #56 on: April 24, 2014, 04:12:13 AM »
Wow, that cavalry is beautiful!

Offline Dr. The Viking

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Re: Crusade, Arabic heavy cavalry
« Reply #57 on: April 24, 2014, 07:04:29 AM »
Very nice and colourful

Offline Anderson Collection

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Re: Crusade, Arabic heavy cavalry
« Reply #58 on: April 27, 2014, 10:41:41 AM »
Your collection really looks good can I ask which manufacturer for the last group?

Offline Engel

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Re: Crusade, Arabic heavy cavalry
« Reply #59 on: April 28, 2014, 10:10:19 AM »
Big thanks fellows.

Those last are from Musketeer Miniatures.
Some of them I really like but some of them are just to stiff and chunky for my taste really.

 

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