|The Table... Norman Castle at Shrewsbury|
|The Welsh - a nautical people, complete with ladders|
|Let Battle be unconstrained! My Leader challenges his.. sadly, to no avail.|
A lot of fun, and in the car I discussed whether the nephew and I could see ourselves collecting a retinue for the game.
At first I was thinking 'Dark Ages' using Gripping Beast, then potentially, Norman period using the Conquest Games plastics. He however, is keen to do something Scottish around 1300 for the Wars of Independence. If we were to look at the Fireforge plastics, then they could do for 1300.
Ok, the germination of an idea.. and incidentally, when I looked through the various sprues lurking around the place, I had acquired a single sprue of Fireforge Sergeants some time ago, that on close inspection, are ideal, in period and very nice models with tons of variety. But the 'Fierce Foot' from the Scottish list are a little more tricky. I looked at the Frostgrave Barbarians... too hairy. So I then thought about using Gripping Beast Vikings as Islesmen.
Here's how they turned out. Basing I am still not decided on. The pictures are also somewhat washed out in artificial light.