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  • #139235
    Shahbahraz
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    I personally prefer the Victrix figures to the Warlord ones, they seem a little more anatomically plausible to me, and apparently the Warlord ones you have to be careful about the size between the various sets. But that’s hearsay.

    --An occasional wargames blog: http://aleadodyssey.blogspot.co.uk/ --

    #139238
    Tony S
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    Thumbs up from me for Victrix as well!  Some of the assembly can be a trifle fiddly, but I do admit I don’t like assembling figures at all.   I did notice that they are sold of out German warrior figures; I guess a lot of people must be really looking forward to Infamy!  (But I’m sure you can find them elsewhere; Caliver maybe?  That’s where I get mine).  Warlord aren’t bad though, but I just prefer the look of Victrix.

     

    However, not only are the figures from Victrix top notch, but Warlord’s recent price increases are enough to make Games Workshop blush.

    Warlord: 20 plastic Gauls – C$43.

    Victrix:  48 plastic unarmoured warriors – $C50

     

     

    #139245
    Shahbahraz
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    The only drawback with using Victrix, who are decent sized figures, is you need chunky barbarians to tower over the puny legionaries. 🙂

    And I have just spent the last three hours assembling the final Romans (it won’t be, I have at least 36 more figures in that spare Victrix box, but plenty for a Caesarian force..) and then adding sand and kitty litter to markers, bases and other bits and pieces. All the sabot bases are ready for the paint shop as are the last of the Romans, a cart, Fervour dials (Warbases) and some Gallic cavalry. And I rummaged through old trophies and turned up some druids, a wailing woman and a mounted and foot warrior for my Germans, (plus a gladiator???) Now waiting for my Germans to arrive…  come on 1st Corps 😉  I can foresee a marathon painting session for the Romans though.

    --An occasional wargames blog: http://aleadodyssey.blogspot.co.uk/ --

    #139247
    Thaddeus Blanchette
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    The only bad thing I can say about Infamy, Infamy is that there is no easy acronym. What do we refer to it as? II? I,I? InIn? *snipped*

    I2?

     

    I think it may go down in gaming lore as “Kenny”.

    We get slapped around, but we have a good time!

    #139316
    DrussTheLegume
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    My printed copy of Kenny (or Infamy to the uninitiated) turned up today

    Amazing service as usual from TFL

    #140797
    Harvwy Bidrman
    Participant

    I learned about InfamyInfamy yesterday—last night!  I’ve set my current terrain projects by the wayside and I created an account here just to say that I’m so excited… I was painting and basing 15mm ancients on 19.05mm rounds for my own game The Flood when I heard about this…

    I’m whole hog on this game and am begging for releases of Maccabean, Egyptian and Assyrian PDFs/sourcebooks… unlikely.  I can’t wait to see if this game can grow and get into second edition and allow Aztecs and Ninja/Samurai… pleaaaaase

    #140800
    Mr. Average
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    There seems to be as much Infamy these days as there were Pikemen Lamenting about this time two years ago. Would it work, do you think, if, day, a single soldier were substituted with a base of 3mm troops?

    #140801
    fairoaks024
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    There seems to be as much Infamy these days as there were Pikemen Lamenting about this time two years ago. Would it work, do you think, if, day, a single soldier were substituted with a base of 3mm troops?

    id say that it would work very well like that.

    #140807
    Shahbahraz
    Participant

    I know a number of people planning on using a variety of scales. Personally I think it would feel a little odd as the movement vs weapons ranges might be askew.

    --An occasional wargames blog: http://aleadodyssey.blogspot.co.uk/ --

    #140989
    agent pumpkin
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    I went for Warlord figures as they were on offer. Apart from my usual incompetence in building plastic figures in impressed with the Romans. The Gauls however, are a different story. I really don’t like them. I’ve switched to Victrix for the main units.

     

    Also who thought multipart figures with metal and plastic parts was a good idea? Arghhhhh! 😆

    #141011
    Albert of Winterpig
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    I just live in hope of the ‘Don’t tell him Pike’ supplement for Macedonians et al.

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