23/04/2020 at 07:19 #135210
I could use making some camps for my 6mm Ancient armies (Romans, Gauls, Britons, Germans) for DBA and similar games. The rules propose quite small areas for camps, so 18cm x 6cm or 12cm x 12cm down to 6cm x 3cm. Any ideas to inspire me? I am at a bit of a loss, especially for the tribal armies.23/04/2020 at 08:09 #135212MartinRParticipant
I have a few thatched huts and some goats for my various barbarians. Amazing the stuff that Irregular sells!
For Romans, some tents and a spare legion standard.
"Mistakes in the initial deployment cannot be rectified" - Helmuth von Moltke23/04/2020 at 08:27 #135214Geof DowntonParticipant
…and for the Gauls a Druid brewing in a cauldron…
One who puts on his armour should not boast like one who takes it off.
Ahab, King of Israel; 1 Kings 20:1123/04/2020 at 09:32 #135218bobmParticipant
Campfire, wood pile, latrine trench, washing stretched out over bushes or hung on line between trees, two wheeled cart with horse tied up alongside.
Children playing, women chatting, dressing wound of warrior or preparing food
There's 10 types of people in the world. Those who understand binary and those who don't.....23/04/2020 at 11:18 #135231Sane MaxParticipant
Britons surely need a long, thin camp of wagons with howling women, to get in the way when they get whupped and flee? But Carts and women will do 🙂
For Romans the size is a problem – a Proper Roman Camp with all the Valla and stakes and Gubbins means it can only really me modelled as a corner sticking into the battlefield24/04/2020 at 14:28 #135316
Thanks everyone for some good ideas24/04/2020 at 17:57 #135332Northern MonkeyParticipant
just to add that both Leven miniatures and perfect6 minis make a bunch of suitable buildings/accessories to bring your camp to life
My attempt at a Blog: http://ablogofwar.blogspot.co.uk/24/04/2020 at 20:23 #135336Guy FarrishParticipant
A Sassanid camp in 10mm – Camels at an oasis
Their Roman opponents, baggage animals in train with foot guards (sorry about the crap photo)
Both 6cm square – for Impetus.
And a bit later 15mm early middle ages Welsh – travel light – flock of sheep
10cm square – for Impetus.
And if you want to go mad
which is somewhere in a box and I can’t remember the dimensions – but not ‘that’ big honest.25/04/2020 at 01:31 #135345Mike HeaddenParticipant
My Amorite camp. Two tents made of large beads and Polyfilla, some Perfect Six sheep and shepherd, a Baccus Amazon archer as woman telling off shepherd boy, an Onslaught miniatures warhound from Vanguard as sheepdog and a couple of fishing lures as pots. All on a 60mm base.
Of course if madness overtakes you you wind up with this …
Ten 60mm square sections complete, so far, and there are several more sections under construction, including a 120mm square ziggurat!
There are 100 types of people in the world, those who understand binary and those who can work from incomplete data25/04/2020 at 02:26 #135346telzy amberParticipant
I like the madness.25/04/2020 at 05:55 #135348
Very nice Guy and Mike. Definitely going to put some stuff together this month.27/04/2020 at 11:59 #135442Sane MaxParticipant
Really Really like those Amorite Tents Mike27/04/2020 at 12:26 #135443MikeKeymaster
The rules propose quite small areas for camps, so 18cm x 6cm
That seems quite large?
That is 6 times larger than the stuff of Mike and Guy?27/04/2020 at 13:23 #135444
It has a maximum of 4 base widths total between length and width added together, so typically 3BW x 1BW or 2BW x 2Bw; the minimum is 1BW x 0.5BW. DBA usually has a base width of 60mm (’25mm basing’) or 40mm (’15mm basing’), so a camp could be anything from 40mm x 20mm to 180mm x 60mm. Point taken that the latter isn’t particularly small…31/05/2020 at 04:19 #137293Alexander Hay-WhittonParticipant
Irregular Miniatures aren’t my favourite company, but they do make an attactive set of 6mm druids on the job.31/05/2020 at 09:50 #137297OBParticipant
They also have a great range of 6mm bits including a Roman Camp, wagons and whatever. Well worth a look.
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