Thursday, October 25, 2018

Saga Russian Princedoms City Militia Crossbowmen

Now that the October game day and the Tobacco Factory project are behind me, it's time for something new. This is the start of my first Saga army. I've chosen to start with an 'Eastern Princes' army list, which includes Russian and Lithuanian Christian armies. This first unit is only available for Russian armies, but I do intend to eventually paint up enough figures to do both armies with their unique units.

I've chosen this list for a couple very non-competitive reasons. First, nobody else in the club has this army, and second it gets to field a way cool wagon laager, which I've always wanted to paint up. Early reports from the Saga forums say the wagon laager is a sub-optimal choice for the list, but I'm doing it anyways.

These figures are Gripping Beast's Russian City Militia crossbows. There are only four poses in a pack. These are the figures from three separate packs. What they lack for in variety they make up for in sculpting quality. Easy and enjoyable figures to paint. I spent about six hours painting these, four of which were spent while watching game one of the world series. 

Next up during game two of the world series was a significant amount of progress on two four-figure units of hearthguard and a warlord for the army. Finishing them is waiting on a shipment of shield transfers. In the meantime I'll continue on to the wagon laager. Expect more posts about this army soon.


Mark Decoteau said...

Wonderful job AJ! I look forward to seeing these in person.

Christopher(aka Axebreaker) said...

Great looking troops!


AdamC1776 said...

Very nice

Iowa Grognard said...

Excellent job!

Andrew Bruce said...

They look excellent

Take care