Monday, 14 June 2021

Introducing ProjectBACCHAE - a Triumph of Dionysos for Fantastic Battles

The next large project that I embark on will be a 28mm, Greek myth-inspired, Dionysiac army for Fantastic Battles. The intention is to base the army around a core of maenads and satyrs, supported by a mixture of centaurs, various animals and erotes.

The simplest way to start the project was by rebasing a few 28mm figures already in my collection - a company of nymphs from Shadowforge, and a Eurkea Miniatures Pan with a wee scratch built set of pipes. Pan will serve as a captain in the army, and I am planning on using the nymphs as a company of magic-using, skirmishing, fantastic beasts.




5 comments:

  1. Another 28mm project - steady on old chap ;)
    I used to have that set of dryads, not as nicely painted as yours (goes without saying), but I have mislaid them somewhere.

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    1. I know, it's most unlike me! I still prefer smaller scales, but this is giving me more options! :)

      They are fantastic figures. I'm eyeing up the Shadowforge maenads for my next big purchase.

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  2. I have long planned to do a project based on the novel “Day of the Minotaur “ by Burnett Swan. I will follow this with great interest and wish you well with the venture.

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  3. I’m going to be watching this project with great interest, as I’ve had SoBaH and HoTT projects of my own queued up for some time, waiting for time and funds.

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  4. Great looking. Always good see a different fantasy army.

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