31 January 2010

More Lictors

I painted up some Foundry lictors that I managed to get on eBay (along with a few other Roman bits.) They're a little smaller than the ones I converted from Wargames Factory figures, or any other Roman figures I've got. I tried taking a few pics, but the only one to come out was one of them escorting a Roman character from Crusader Miniatures.

They're nice clean sculpts, and the fasces are, obviously, much better than the ones I did. I'd like to make a second (improved) attempt at converting a couple, but I'm not certain what I'm going to do with all these lictors! (1:1 scale skirmishes in the streets of Rome? Actually doesn't sound like a bad idea...)

3 comments:

  1. Chaosium makes an RPG supplement for Rome in the Basic Roleplaying range - so maybe all those lictors would have another use! Of course, you'd have to be into role-playing in historical periods. They do look lovely, though.

    Paul

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  2. I hear Gorgon Studios plan on making a sort of 'Streets of Rome' range in the near future which focuses on 1:1 encounters.

    I have the figure in the middle, going to use him as the leader of the town militia. All very exciting!

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  3. I'm hoping to try the Gorgon rules at some stage.

    Re Lictors, I think Aventine may up with some, too, at some point.

    Those may be small but they are very nicely painted!

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