My great League of Augsburg re-basing continues apace. This time it was the Highlanders turn. Using 5 figures to a base I ended up with 6 units. More than enough for my immediate purposes. The bases are 40mm by 30mm. The figures are from a range of 15mm manufacturers. I think this creates a suitably irregular impression.
Here are a couple of pic’s. If you’d like to see the rest here is the link to my blog.
Well, rebasing is easier than painting up new troops. Although I find it even easier to ignore a set of rules that requires a certain basing, rather than rebasing. But my hobby work is really better described as puttering than anything actually productive, so that’s also an issue!
They do indeed look very good and I’m confident the heather will give you an edge in close combat.
As an aside, you mention a part of the hobby I used to enjoy – mixing and matching figures from various manufacturers to create a completely heterogeneous look. Dependent of course on the army in question.
Back in the day, when manufacturers would usually offer just a single pose, it would bother me mightily to see ancient Gauls, for example, all rushing forth in an identical fashion. It was great fun tracking down all the different places that made Gauls, then carefully writing out an order to each and mailing it, and waiting excitedly to discover that 15mm means different things to different sculptors.
It certainly is. I could have played the rules without rebasing but…I wanted the look of it. What’s worse I’m rebasing my Great Northern War stuff to the same spec’. It will enable me to do the Scanian War. All self inflicted.
I’ve high hopes of the heather but we will see.
We’ve come a long way Tony since the days of the single pose only. I think the first to offer multi pose packs was Frei Korps 15 back in the day.