A Dark Age Update…

I’ve been plodding on with y Dark Age project and painting more Saxons. Despite having almost finished off another batch of Fyrd I decided to drop all my current stuff for this project (the Saxons and the Normans from Ayton last year) on the table to take some pics. Just to see how it was … Read more

More Saxons! And a Norman. But not that one…

Finally finished the other four Huscarls, a banner bearer and the ‘lord’ for my Normans. Huscarls are Warlord/Saxon Miniatures. These chaps have the kite shield so later which probably fits with my proposed narrative. Next up the warlord for my Normans. I know I’ll eventually need to do a mounted one but most of what … Read more

Saxons and a hut…

Finally finished the next lot of Saxons. The main lot are from the Gripping Beast Dark Age Warrior pack. I’m less keen on this than the Thegn pack. I don’t like some of the poses and I had a few issues getting heads to sit the right way so a couple look like they have … Read more

Dark Age Characters

After completing the big batch of Saxon Thegns I wanted to play with the spare bits of plastic for some characters and also finish the Saxon warlord figure. So… Thirty years ago the small coastal village of Mynyddwych was raided by Vikings. It was unexpected. There had not been raids in the lifetime of the … Read more