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10mm Dacians from Pendraken.

I have started a new project while lockdown continues. So just because you need more than two projects on the go (erm, 4, no, 5, no 6, oh call it 8...), doesn't mean you can't keep other things happening.

Dacians, why Dacians? Well, part of my love of ancients, and using armies that neer do well. I also loved Nick Overland's 15mm army I borrowed a couple of year ago, my paint scheme was even influenced by his greta work.  Dacians are the ultimate in victim forces, utterly annihilated by the Roman under Trajan (see Trajan's column for sorces) and Terry Jones (yes THAT Terry Jones, in his Barbarians book explains the genocide well.

Pendraken Dacians, which I helped advise on, started with some spear troops. I had enough for two and three-quarter units, so I'm just waiting on reinforcements, so here are the first two.


Not as efficent as the dreaded falx men, but make the bulk of the army, and still useful troops in MeG (tribal loose, short spears, inexperienced javelin, shoot and charge).









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