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LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« on: February 10, 2016, 09:20:33 PM »


The purpose of this stickied thread is to gather all GoT-related efforts and discussions in one, easy-to-find source.  

This first post will serve as the primary collection of: 1) Adventurers’ project threads, 2) visual references of heraldry, armor and other material culture and 3) other sources of inspiration such as scenery and projects from around the web beyond LAF.


This is a community effort! Please send all feedback, suggestions and questions to Dilettante Gamer via PM so we don't clutter up the thread. Thanks!!!


Game of Thrones Adventurers Roll Call

First among equals is Frank Becker, whose work inspired many of us and sets a high standard for these projects, whatever our varied talents and aspirations:

Frank’s
“SAGA – Westeros”
His blog: https://tabletopdeutschland.wordpress.com/

Admiral Alder’s  “Game of Thrones WIP”

Arget8's  “Inviting you to a wedding (GoT Freys)”

Askellad's  "Game of Thrones, my minis project"

Barbarus’  “GOT: A Saga of Ice & Fire”

biomenace’s  “Wargaming Game of Thrones / Westeros n 28mm”

Captain Blood’s  "To Westeros with Captain Blood!"

Charlie_’s   “Perry Miniatures medieval blog”  
His blog: http://theriverlandsatwar.blogspot.com/

Cimmerian’s   “Not another aSoFaI thread!”

Coenus Scaldingus'   “A(nother) Song of Ice and Perry, and quite some Fire too thread!”

CyberAlien312’s  “List of Miniatures Fit for A Song of Ice and Fire/ Game of Thrones”

Darathar's   “Darathar's Adventures in Westeros”

Devoted of Slaanesh’s   “Westeros for SAGA and Black Plague”

Dilettante Gamer’s “Direwolf & Dragon Rampant - Gaming in Westeros”
His blog: http://dilettantegamer.blogspot.com/

Don Voss’s “Don's GoT”

Faber’s “Another SAGA GoT project”

flags_of_war’s  “Westeros SAGA Project”
His blog: https://www.facebook.com/thecamlachiewolfe

**GS**’s  “Saga C&C in Westeros”

Gunner Dunbar’s  “Another Game of Thrones project”
His blog: http://gunnerswargamming.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/now-taking-commissions-gunners-painting.html

Hammers'   “What am I doing?”

Harry von Fleischman’s   “Archers in Westeros armies”

horridperson’s  “horrid visit to Westeros: Dornish test”

HvM’s   “HERE WE STAND – Impetus on Bear Island”
His blog: http://hvm-workbench.blogspot.com/search/label/Westeros

jimbibbly’s   “Jimbibbly’s infrequent WotR and GoT thread”
His blog: http://jimbibblyblog.blogspot.com/

King Arthur's "WESTEROS - Perry Miniatures - House Cerwyn Project"

LordOdo’s   “A Song of Ice and Fire – Game of Thrones”

Magus Kasen's   “Wargaming Robert's Reebellion”

MattW’s    “Westeros (not again!)”

nickelkers’ “A Song of Ice and Fire (A Game of Thrones Blog)"

Ogrobs' “Wherein I paint stuff, starting with Game of Thrones"

Orange's “Men of The North"

rfitchmc's “The Battle on the Green Fork"

Sangennaru's' “The Hunters of Wolfswood - House Mormont"

shadowking1957’s  “Game of Thrones Nights Watch”
His blog:  http://shadowking-shadowkings.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/heroes-miniature-colony-87-nights-watch.html

Silent Bob’s “Game of Thrones Factions” and   “Game of Thrones photos”
His photos on Facebook:   “Simon Brown: Wargames Stuff”

Silent Invader’s “Games of the North 10/2”
His blog: http://www.silentinvader.uk/index_chapter_wargaming.html

Sukhe_Bator’s “A Song of Fire and Ice in 25mm”

The_Baron’s “Game of Thrones Project”
His blog: http://returntologansworld.blogspot.com.au/

tomek917’s   “Tomek’s Westeros Project”

tomrommel1’s ”Tomrommel1’s Game of throne figures”
His blog: http://wargamesgazette.com/

Wolfslord’s “15mm Fantasy and Game of Thrones progress on my blog”
His blog: http://wwpd-wargaming-blog.blogspot.com/

Wulko's  “Wulko's Westeros”
« Last Edit: September 21, 2017, 08:42:40 PM by Captain Blood »
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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread - Westerosi Heraldry References
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2016, 10:06:47 PM »
From Sukhe_Bator:
There is evidence to suggest that GRRM has in mind a hierarchy of banners denoting rank and status with the Main/chief banners being on taller staffs and also multi-storey flags in use [presumably of the longer and narrower pennon/pennant/standard variety]

‘Hallis Mollen went before him [Robb Stark aka acting head of House Stark]… carrying the rippling white banner of House Stark atop a high standard of grey ash’ (GOT, p.562)

[At the Green Fork] ‘The white of House Stark was seen everywhere, the grey direwolves seeming to run and leap as the banners swirled and streamed from the high staffs’ (GOT, p.663)

'with 3 banners going before them, the crowned stag from the high staff, the direwolf of Stark and Lord Beric's own forked lightning standard from shorter poles' (GOT, p.453)

'A column of armoured men... They are flying a purple unicorn below the lion of Lannister... a son of Brax' (COK, p.592)

The North

Stark
Umber
Mormont
Reed
Karstark
Manderly
Bolton
Glover
Flint
Wull
Norrey
Liddle
Hornwood
Tallhart

The Iron Islands

Greyjoy
Harlaw
Botley
Drumm
Goodbrother
Codd

The Vale

Arryn
Royce
Hardyng
Redfort
Grafton

The Riverlands

Tully
Mallister
Piper
Vance
Bracken
Blackwood
Frey

The Westerlands

Lannister
Clegane
Brax
Crakehall
Lefford
Payne
Swyft



The Reach

Tyrell
Tarly
Redwyne
Fossoway
Florent
Hightower
Rhysling

The Stormlands

Baratheon
Caron
Connington
Dondarrion
Estermont
Selmy
Swann
Tarth

Dorne

Martell
Dayne
Yronwood
Uller
Santagar
Wyl
Vaith
Qorgyle

The Crownlands (Targaryen)
« Last Edit: April 18, 2016, 04:49:38 AM by Dilettante Gamer »

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread (VISUAL REFERENCES)
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2016, 10:07:35 PM »
HOLD FOR OTHER VISUAL REFERENCES

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread (AROUND THE WEB)
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2016, 10:08:21 PM »
<HOLD FOR OTHER PROJECTS AND SOURCES OUTSIDE LAF>

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread (WIP v1.0)
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2016, 04:40:57 AM »
<Hold for gaming, rules, scenarios and AAR/batreps>

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2016, 02:26:29 AM »
Hi there, this probably isn't the right place but it seems the most likely point to catch the crowd I'm trying to engage.

I'm Looking to ressurect my GoT miniatures project but I've ran into a bit of a problem. I want to take the easy route with shields and banners and just use the transfers available from
http://www.schildschmie.de/?go=artikel&ps=25604&subid=33359 however they don't ship to Australia!

So I was wondering if anyone who has dealt with scildschmie would be kind enough to act as a middle man and do a proxy order then reship the goods my way once they've arrived?





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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2016, 02:11:21 AM »
I could do that :)
As long as you promise to start a Westeros thread on here  ;)
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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2016, 03:47:38 AM »
Not sure if this is the appropriate place, but I came across this thread when looking up visual references for Freys:

https://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/armour-of-game-of-thrones.226810/

It is full of screenshots of the troops of just about every house as represented in the series.

I didn't get what I was looking for, but I'm sure it'll be helpful for some!

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2016, 04:18:12 PM »
Hi there, this probably isn't the right place but it seems the most likely point to catch the crowd I'm trying to engage.

I'm Looking to ressurect my GoT miniatures project but I've ran into a bit of a problem. I want to take the easy route with shields and banners and just use the transfers available from
http://www.schildschmie.de/?go=artikel&ps=25604&subid=33359 however they don't ship to Australia!

So I was wondering if anyone who has dealt with scildschmie would be kind enough to act as a middle man and do a proxy order then reship the goods my way once they've arrived?

Hi mentok - thanks for posting in here.  I thought these transfers were made by someone here on LAF.  I know I've seen them here.  I'd need to go back through all the threads above to find them.  I'd be interested in getting some of these too, but I'd like to get them for specific Fireforge shield shapes as I have a different shape for each household for visual unity.

LordOdo - Your emoticons indicate you know something on this. Say more.

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2016, 04:32:08 PM »
Well, I have only ordered them before. I don't think anyone on here made them actually, but I might be mistaken. You can select for what shape of shield you want the transfers, when you order houses seperately, not using the deals in which you get a lot houses all together. If anyone wants Connington transfers, I'd happily trade a few, as I've a huge amount of them :)

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2016, 06:17:59 PM »
Well, I have only ordered them before. I don't think anyone on here made them actually, but I might be mistaken. You can select for what shape of shield you want the transfers, when you order houses seperately, not using the deals in which you get a lot houses all together. If anyone wants Connington transfers, I'd happily trade a few, as I've a huge amount of them :)

Connington - pffft!  My planned Targaryen retinue is waaaay down the queue.   ;D

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2016, 07:04:55 PM »
Connington - pffft!  My planned Targaryen retinue is waaaay down the queue.   ;D

Hahahha yeah, already guessed not much people would be interested as most of you do the War of the Five Kings era. I will focus mainly at Roberts Rebellion.

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #12 on: March 23, 2016, 07:38:27 PM »
Hahahha yeah, already guessed not much people would be interested as most of you do the War of the Five Kings era. I will focus mainly at Roberts Rebellion.

Connington set to make a comeback under the banners of the Targaryen heir (pretender?) in GRRM's next book if he'd just finish the damn book.

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2016, 07:56:45 PM »
Yes.. But I doubt anyone is going to make 52 Connington soldiers! ;D o_o

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Re: LAF Game of Thrones Compendium Thread
« Reply #14 on: March 24, 2016, 11:44:37 AM »
Yes.. But I doubt anyone is going to make 52 Connington soldiers! ;D o_o

I'd like too.... I'd need them for my Roberts rebellion targ loyalists.

Gotta get the 9 major houses, their chief rivals, essos nations, free companies, and blackfyre rebellion houses out of the way first. Lol.

Grand ambitions

 

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