Figurines available for scots-irish

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Figurines available for scots-irish

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Hi all! First post in this subforum!!

I would like to know which figurines would you use for scots-irish (for DB). I bought a load of pictish figures, and I wonder if their costume was similar.

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Emilio - what scale are you using ?

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I am using a mix of celts, and a few Scotti figures, with a few picts (a shield change to a round one from the square shapes...)

I am doing mine using 28mm figures - plastics and any old bits and bobs... I have even dropped in a few spear fantasy barbarian types.

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Paul Ecclefield wrote:Emilio - what scale are you using ?
28mm-

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Maddaz111 wrote:I am using a mix of celts, and a few Scotti figures, with a few picts .
Which are those scotti?

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The Gripping Beast Irish are perfect as Raiders.
http://www.grippingbeast.com/shop.php?CatID=12
However a large group of Irish had settled in Western Wales a century earlier and they would be surely have been assimilated. So perhaps a mix of Romano British and Irish/Welsh?
Some of the (later) Crusader Irish can still be used, Especially the slingers are really nice.
http://www.crusaderminiatures.com/list. ... =11&page=1

Most of the Black Tree Ancients Picts can also be used, but I would leave out the naked 'fanatics'
The spearmen, slingers and cavalry are spot on.
http://www.blacktreedesign.com/europe/h ... n=0&page=2
West Wind has a good selection of Arthuriand figures including Irish.
Rather nice figures that will fit in nicely with Gripping Beast and the rest.
And their separate headsets are a godsend for converters.
Some figures require some cleaning up but worth the effort.
http://www.westwindproductions.co.uk/ca ... th=165_167
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The Black Tree picts are what I got, and now I am waiting for some West Wind ones. Now I see the Crusader´s ones as a nice option.

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I've got Gripping Beast Pict's - fantastic looking figures so I'm sure their Irish would be just as good.
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agent_pumpkin wrote:I've got Gripping Beast Pict's - fantastic looking figures so I'm sure their Irish would be just as good.
Their Irish are even better than the Picts. No cavalry though so I used the two Irish warlords and the (somewhat later) Fianna from the SAGA packs.
The Black Tree Pictish cavalry is a perfect match.
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A while back I saw a new range that had 25mm Irish. They were beautiful sculpts and looked to be close to 28mm in size in a comparison photograh. I can't recall the name of the manufacturer.
In trying to these elusive figures I came across these:

http://parkfieldminiatures.freeservers. ... RTHUR.html

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