October 21, 2018, 08:48:03 AM

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Which would you like to see?

Armbrustschützen (Crossbowmen)
3 (21.4%)
Arquebusiers (Hand Gunners)
6 (42.9%)
Hellebardiere (Halberdiers)
5 (35.7%)

Total Members Voted: 14

Voting closed: April 13, 2015, 02:35:39 PM

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Offline David Wasilewski

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #15 on: April 07, 2015, 09:17:02 PM »
Just to offer an alternative:

I'd like a unit of spearmen. In Warhammer spearmen are a pretty 'core' unit for the Empire.
We have halberdiers and pikemen and zwei-handers but no good to honest, basic spearmen.

A command strip and 2 or 3 strips of alternative spears would be great.

Dave

If they were nice, I'd buy 8 units worth.

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #16 on: April 07, 2015, 11:38:52 PM »
I would buy 8 units of Spearmen, but then I would also buy 4-8 units of just about anything you make!  :)

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #17 on: April 08, 2015, 12:53:25 AM »
Crossbowmen or handgunners are more useful.

Spearmen could be made from pikes..
I really would love to buy some Warmaster Kislev, Araby, Bretonnia, Vampire Counts, Chaos demons ...

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #18 on: April 08, 2015, 07:48:26 AM »
I'm sure you could convert some of those pikemen to spearman and save some money if you wanted to.

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #19 on: April 08, 2015, 08:15:54 AM »
Spearmen and Swordsmen would also interest me (more properly ranked swordsmen than the Skirmisher models).
At heart I strongly support any Empire models, but I don't have the money to actually buy anything I already have an equivalent of (the three options in this poll).

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #20 on: April 09, 2015, 01:46:35 PM »
Re the pikes being cut down: Yes, I take your point  ::) ::).

But I'd rather have proper, dedicated spearmen models. The swordsmen sound good too. i.e. models that you couldn't get from GWs original Warmaster range. This would also help keep the IP police away! :)

David

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #21 on: April 09, 2015, 10:09:34 PM »
I'd say arquebusiers - they are more renaissance - and renaissance troops are much less available than earlier periods, where spears and crossbows pre-dominate.

I'm more likely to buy arquebusiers as I have lots of halberdiers and crossbows already painted - but don't have so many hand gunners painted.


Vos - these are historical figures IP is irrelevant. And they don't have any skulls adorning the figures.

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #22 on: April 11, 2015, 05:52:16 PM »

The pikes can easily be count-as halbardiers in games. Crossbowmen are hard to get a hold of.
I would say go for those or even better use the same core model to create crossbowmen and arquebusiers and make both  ;D
I will get 4-6 units for sure!
I really would love to buy some Warmaster Kislev, Araby, Bretonnia, Vampire Counts, Chaos demons ...

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #23 on: April 14, 2015, 04:29:20 PM »
Alright, Bob's back Friday so I'll be getting this process rolling then with the arquebusiers. Figure:

10 sculpts (5 kneeling, 5 standing) in various poses (firing, loading, port, support)
no armor, each armed with Arquebus and a Katzbalger
arranged in column on 6x18x1mm strips with a standing pose in back and a kneeling pose in front (these should be easy to separate)

I anticipate running a quick Kickstarter in May to cover the costs of molding and casting. I'm hoping to be shipping in July, but that depends on when Bob can get to them.
« Last Edit: April 14, 2015, 04:36:27 PM by Dave »

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what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #24 on: April 14, 2015, 08:09:50 PM »
Katzbalger! Wooooo :D
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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #25 on: April 16, 2015, 07:40:43 PM »
I will back it Dave!
I really would love to buy some Warmaster Kislev, Araby, Bretonnia, Vampire Counts, Chaos demons ...

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #26 on: April 18, 2015, 05:31:38 AM »
I'm in.
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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #27 on: April 18, 2015, 09:10:12 PM »
Count me in.

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #28 on: April 19, 2015, 04:21:15 AM »
Ball's rolling guys. Bob said three weeks.

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Re: what should Warmonger's next unit be?
« Reply #29 on: April 19, 2015, 10:53:53 AM »
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