Thursday, February 1, 2018

American Civil war minis for Rebels and Patriots



My 8mm playtest minis did work but sins I like 28mm I had to paint me some for the Playtesting of the Rebels and Patriots rules. My matey Jesper was working on some Union so I got me a box Perry Plastic Zouave minis and started on a Confederate force.

Ofcourse i painted them as Louisiana Tigers, it was harder than I thought to paint blue strips.... The box had 42 minis so I made me 3 units of 12 minis and a group of skirmishers of 6 minis (yes the drum count as a minis as I somehow was one minis short in the end...). The banner I used was the one included in the box.

These 42 minis will give me a small hard hitting 24 point Company for the Rebels and Patriots rules, at least if I give them some optional upgrdes...










14 comments:

  1. Very nice work and good looking unit. Southern Zoaves, that's news to me. Might paint platoon for me too!

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  2. Nice work Michael I am hoping my current acw basing will work when the rules come out. I might paint a few singles up as extras🙂

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  3. Wonderful work Michael. I don't think I could paint strips now, assuming I could have in the past!

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  4. I have a box of Zouaves waiting to be paintwd as Wheat's Tigers. They have been waiting for the right rules to come along. Guess I don't have an excuse now...!

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  5. Great looking figures Michael! The Tigers are an awesome way to start a Rebel army.

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  6. The Zouves look fantastic!

    I can't tell you how excited I am for Rebels and Patriots - I have a lot of minis I can already use (and a lot that will finally get painted so I can use them as well!).

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  7. Great unit to start with. Too bad their distinctive uniforms didn't last long. From what I've read, by the Valley campaign they were being issued plain 'ol gray.

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  8. Tanks mateys for nice comments, appreciated!

    Glad that you looking forward to Rebels and Patriots, I hope the rules will give you good and fun games :)

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