Friday, August 23, 2013
Spears will be broken! Shields will be shaken!
So guess what I've been painting. I accedenatly got in lotr mood, I started to play 3rd age total war, a mod for medieval 2 total war, and that got me in the mood. So I got out my bluray exended editions of lord of the rings(I have had the blurays for like 6 months with out taking them out of the shopping bag)
I had one pack of mordor orcs, and got a couple of packs of rohan to, infantry and cav.
It's kinda fun, it's medieval yet more fun, one of my problems with medieval is that troops are boring, I think A few of the 1st crusade knights look cool, but most of the other figures are boring. same with 100 years war or war of the roses. Lotr lets me do a cool version of medieval. Yet it's still "realistic"
There are no giant swords that look like nothing in reality, the lord of the rings univers is kinda like a enhanced medieval world. and I like that.
The rohan are a mix of anglo-saxon/viking stuff,
So the problem, the expence, 12 figures 170kr, that more then METAL historics, now the figures are well made, but still metal cheaper then plastics? I have problems accepting that.
And I like big units, My Evil armies will have 36 figures units, while my good armies will have 24 figure units.