Croat Light Cavalry Ottoman Empire XVI-XVII I wanted to paint these guys long ago, but this project turned out bad since the begging, problems coating the horses, problems with the too slim horses’ legs (i even broke one, replaced by a TAG horse from the spare box). I don’t know, some miniatures turn out bad… Continue reading 28mm Warlord Games – Croat Light Cavalry
Suleiman & Mounted Janissary Officers Ottoman Empire XVI-XVII And finishing for a while, the high Ottoman Command by Warlord Games. They have two different packs, one for the 2 mounted Janissary officers, and the other with the 2 versions of Suleiman, mounted and foot. As other figures in the range by Warlord, they are flat,… Continue reading 28mm Warlord Games – Suleiman & Mounted Janissary Officers
Vlad The Impaler Ok another one.. my client sent me these nice figures as part of the bit Ottoman order.. they aren’t Ottoman, but some how related.. if you read a bit of history about Vlad the Impaler (Vlad Drakul, Bride and Boyar – REN360). I added here another of the gift figures TAG has… Continue reading 28mm The Assault Group – Vlad The Impaler
Ottoman High Officers Ottoman Empire XVI-XVII As part of the large Ottoman range by The Assault Group there is a nice pack with 3 figures (Ottoman General and staff REN068), 2 mounted and one foot, depicting a high Ottoman officer, who knows if Suleiman himself, and his retinue, comprising a standard bearer and a sort… Continue reading 28mm The Assault Group – Ottoman High Officers
Ottoman Azabs (Azaps) Ottoman Empire XVI-XVII More reinforcements for the (large) Ottoman Army.. again some Azaps, this time by The Assault Group. Paint this so irregular units is time killer, and more if they are a mix of weapons as is the case, bows, muskets and pole arms, plus the command figures. The Assault Group… Continue reading 28mm The Assault Group – Ottoman Azabs (Azaps)
Ottoman Tufecis Ottoman Empire XVI-XVII Tufecis were albanian and turkish light infantry musketeers in formed units with some training, often used as Skirmishers. The Assault Group provides a nice range for them, with uniforms clearly inspired in an Osprey’s illustrations, and i tried to follow color patterns too. So we really hope Osprey did a… Continue reading 28mm The Assault Group – Ottoman Tufecis
Ottoman Ordinance Ottoman Empire XVI-XVII The Assault Group produces an specific ordinance gun for the Ottoman Army (S-XVI/XVII) with two crew options packs, both depicted below. Most of the figures of the crews, are wearing a similar outfit to Levent range, with some caps variation. Ottoman artillery was famous for the size of its cannon,… Continue reading 28mm The Assault Group – Ottoman Ordinance Artillery
Ottoman Janissary Kazan Ottoman Empire XVI-XVII The man with the spoon is far large than all the other in the Warlord range. It’s a pity they decided to depict so good extra figures for the army without do a good job on them. An over sized figure, and the other two looking so flat as… Continue reading 28mm Warlord Games – Ottoman Janissary Kazan
28mm The Assault Group – Ottoman Levent. Ottoman Empire XVI-XVII There are not too much information about these guys, and the term Levent is also commonly used as Marine, but also as a sort of semi-professional auxiliary troops. One of the Osprey books about the Ottoman Army, contains one illustration of these guys exactly as… Continue reading 28mm The Assault Group – Ottoman Levent.
28mm The Assault Group – Janissaries with Bow. Ottoman Empire XVI-XVII Second Janissary Bow unit of the army. I Followed a color schema depicted by Osprey in one of their books. Flag is from Wargames Designs, re-printed to match the style of my own flags which i will use in the future. All the figures… Continue reading 28mm The Assault Group – Janissaries with Bow.