With the completion of these two units of Dark Age archers, my pocket Dark Ages project has come to a close.
Inspired by the TV programme "Vikings", from the outset this project had quite finite bounds and was intended as a simple beer and skittles type of game of short duration on a small table. It also had to fit into a tight budget and for that reason I decided to use the Gripping Beast Plastics.
So what is the extent of the project?
4 units of Viking Hirdsmen
2 Viking leaders
2 Viking musicians
4 units Saxon Thegns
2 Saxon leaders
2 Saxon musicians
4 units of warriors (usable as either Vikings or Saxons)
3 units of archers (usable as either Vikings or Saxons)
6 Dark Age buildings.
Each unit consists of two stands each of five figures, while the leaders and hornblowers are single figures.
While the project is complete, the armies will not see action until October.