Tuesday, July 3, 2018

DBA Special: IV/75 Timurid ... 1360 - 1506 (15mm)

(Phil's DBA Timurid army as used at Bakewell)

I have very muched followed tradition in the look of this army ... it is quite decorative and I think much of the inspiration for reconstructions comes from contemporary illuminations and ceramics.  So perhaps fancifully ornate?   Nice for collectors, anyway ... and a useful sort of army for players ...

It is mostly a cavalry army:


A general plus 5 Timurid armoured horse archers ...

(the rear corners are clipped as an unobtrusive way of clarifying the general's element)


The figures are mostly a mix of Essex and Museum (for the cavalry) and (for the infantry) the old Tabletop Miniatures range (now 15mm.co.uk) ... plus (to keep figure fanciers on their toes) some bits from Minifigs, Irregular and Gladiator.


... and ...



Ther's a smattering of foots option that gives you some variability ... I always like a couple of bowmen, so my choice was ...


... and ...


It is 'Steppe', aggression 4 (so you mostly invade other countries - which seems fine ... ) ...

(please click the images for a larger picture)

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