I started work on the first unit of my halfmen army . It is a militia unit. The unit is supposed to be made up of farmers living around the town of Gelsen-Kirchen. A town famous for its church ( Kirche means church in german). It is lead by a very famous old warrior who fought many battles against the yellow Kobolds of Dort-Mund. In these battles he lost an eye and a leg but he still wants to get back into the fight. His name is Ass Hauer :
Here is the unit:
I started painting them yesterday so not much progress to be shown here. I will post new pictures as soon as I finished the first figures.
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Lovely work Thomas. I see 12 models, does that hint towards a Dragon Rampant force?
Yes indeed it does !
The horrors of Dort-Mund hold cannot be perceived by a sane human mind…many adventures succumbed to its vile darkness :P. Really looking forward to this taking shape. I love me some Halflings and I also like your light hearted approach to it.
Thanks ! It is, after all, a fantasy project and for me that can’t be light hearted enough. Real life is hard enough anyway
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Well, said. That is the beauty of Fantasy. it can be grimdark, or light hearted, in the end there is always a happy end (well, if it isn’t GoT :P)
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Lovely figures. I will definately getting a few of these when they on the open market. Looking forward to seeing what you do with them.
My hobbits live around the hills of Dort-Mund and enjoy gardening, brewing beer and watching their local team play (their nickname ,as you know, is the yellow kobolds),
I feel a little sorry for the Gelsen-Kirchen halflings as in the Shire gardening competion, they have not picked up a trophy in nearly 60 years 😉
Yes I had to think up a backstory for my halfmen and yes they were not that lucky in the last years !