splendid blog) mentioned he'd found some random 1/32 figures. These found their way to me with the help of an intermediary (thanks Mark) and I've now managed to carry out the required repairs and rebasing on the chaps I'm keeping, after passing a few on.
These three figures are the - from left - a French line infantryman made from the old Airfix kit, the Emperor himself who is an Historex kit, and Prince Poniatowski, a Polish gentleman who became a Marshal of France. No doubt this had the other Marshals grumbling about immigrants from Eastern Europe taking their jobs..
All three figures have had a few loose bits reattached, been based on my customary bits of mdf and topped off with a good coat of gloss varnish. They'll be nice additions to my French forces in the game planned for September. There's also a British Rifleman - again an Airfix kit.
Thanks again Will!
Monday, 30 May 2016
Friday, 27 May 2016
The Trojan right surges forward...
...as does the Greek left - led by Odysseus.
Things were soon looking sticky for the Trojans.
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
The Greeks were easier to assemble...
On the right, Martin as Agamemnon, King of Mycenae and Jerry limping along as Achilles.
Furthest from the camera is Graham as Helen of Troy, the face which ate a thousand chips. Sorry Graham - couldn't resist!
Hector leads his elite spearmen out of the city.
Stay tuned for the concluding episode!