Inspired by the latest Borgias series,and the Warlord Games Pike and Shotte rules,its time for me to start a new wargames period. The army of Cesare Borgia and hopefully some opponents. All in glorious 28mm.
Aut Cesar, Aut Nihil, Wargaming the Borgias.
Saturday, 2 November 2013
Cesare's Swiss Contingent.
Well I've managed to complete three of my Swiss pike blocks. My intention as stated before was to put all the figures on one base, for ease of movement and to cheat a little and not have to paint as many figures whilst still giving the impression of a large mass.
The first two photographs are of my Perry troops, a mixture of plastics and metal.
The next few are of my Connoisseur figures with the odd Perry thrown in for good luck. They were a delight to paint, and I know are not everyone's cup of tea, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
The blocks together with some of my new skirmish troops. There will be three sub units for the Swiss.
The sub unit, with a couple of injures chaps to add interest.
For some reason I have a bit of a slant towards orange at the moment! It is the colours of my local football team, so perhaps subconsciously I am a secret Northern League fan.
Finally the blocks en masse. Cesare's army will hopefully receive its first outing at Smoggycon later this month [weather permitting]