Old Battles, old toys, old blokes.
Ancient Wargaming Using My Own Rule Set and Vintage 25mm Figures
Saturday, 16 June 2012
(Original 1968 version of Minifigs S range Hun archer; S Range Pict archer; PBs German warrior)
In the section "Forming an Ancient Army" in WRG Ancient War Game Rules first edition (July 1969) the authors offer the following invaluable painting tip: "Germans mainly blond, shaggy and slightly smelly, and in dull colours, navy blue being popular". Quite how you achieve the odour of ancient German using a paintbrush is, alas, not explained.