Not only has The Last Legionary fired my imagination, it has also come just at the same time as I have (somewhat late in the day) discovered DBA, so it will not be a surprise to see the beginnings of my newly painted DBA late Roman British:
Donnington's, 15mm. As far as I understand it, the only information we have relating to shield designs of the period in Britain are those of the Field Army, the comitatensis. So, these are speculative shield designs for my men of the frontier.
Lack of time, lack of opponents and lack of space have all pushed me over the last year or so towards multiple based troops, grid and small table space gaming. I have, as I have mentioned before, been inspired by Bob Cordery, and Ross Mac, both of whose blogs are deservedly popular. But I can also thank John Curry for his magnificent project of republishing so many fantastic works from the past, such as:
Food for thought, and I fully intend to create a Morschauser 'shock' period army, or two.
Splendid looking chaps. Limitanei is such a splendid word too.I will be fielding them in my 28mm efforts in this period.I feel my picts will have some roman deserters mixed in too perhaps...ReplyDelete
28mm ?? Ancients? We must see these on your blog - soon. Roman deserters and Picts - I hope not. I'm sure Mithras wouldn't approve.ReplyDelete