The Pointy Stick thread

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Re: The Pointy Stick thread

Post by Jeremy » Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:16 pm

Hmmmmm.... if I paint one unit of everything I own, it comes to over 2000 points just in Carthaginians and Allies. :shock:

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Re: The Pointy Stick thread

Post by Paul » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:51 pm

Jeremy wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:16 pm
Hmmmmm.... if I paint one unit of everything I own, it comes to over 2000 points just in Carthaginians and Allies. :shock:
2000 plus options was the standard size for armies when I was doing the competitions. So it's an ideal size. All my armies will be around 2000-2200 points.

RE Your Unit size query: I found an old army list which included a 40 strong Unit of Fyrd, a 24 strong Unit of Huscarls and a ten man unit of heavy cavalry plus Skirmishers and Characters.

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Re: The Pointy Stick thread

Post by Jeremy » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:53 pm

Thanks Paul. I’m kinda settling on 32 man for the Gauls and 16 - 24 men for the Cartho’s.

Battlecar Farca and his ally Ginantonix have already started the recruitment and training process.

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Re: The Pointy Stick thread

Post by tim.w » Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:08 pm

Just been on a daytrip to Bridlington, which just so happens to have Yorkshire's premier wargames shop. Picked up a copy of Swordpoint, no figures this time, waiting for Fiasco and Battleground.

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Re: The Pointy Stick thread

Post by Zenbadger » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:45 pm

For a minute there I thought "shit yeah! not been to QT for ages..."

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Post by goat major » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:38 pm

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Re: The Pointy Stick thread

Post by tim.w » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:50 pm

I'm painting. Got one finished!

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Re: The Pointy Stick thread

Post by Jeremy » Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:07 pm

Please move me into Painting Hell, my second unit is halfway done

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Re: The Pointy Stick thread

Post by levied troop » Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:41 am

You need to drop my Hittites Simon and have me in painting hell for Italian Feudals and buying frenzy for Angevins.
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Re: The Pointy Stick thread

Post by grizzlymc » Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:43 am

If you have a Kanban, you can drop your Hittites; if not I don't want to look.

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