Wednesday, November 4, 2015

A dream realised GNW battalions in the LOA style

Narke Varmlands 1st battalion
When I commissioned the sculpting of the Warfare Miniatures GNW range I had some pictures in my head of what the finished battalions might look like. Getting a range to market involves so many activities which have nothing to do with painting or modelling.
Preobrazhenskoi Guards

Getting involved in all that means that the precious time I used to enjoy sitting at my work desk to do some relaxing creative work has to be sacrificed. I do far less painting and modelling now than I have ever done which in turn means that the stuff I used to produce which built the LOA reputation for attractive games and terrain has become somewhat of a rarity.
some nice movement here

Only this week have I been able to finish off some of Clibinarium's beautiful sculpts en masse and in a form that I am happy with.
ready to fire

The objective deadline was CRISIS 2015 where Toggy and I will put on a small but photogenic GNW scenario using the new sculpts.
minus the command stand

ON this post you can see shots of the both Russian and Swedish units. Now that I am in the groove and have a benchmark, I hope to produce plenty more like them.

colours to the rear
slightly elevated view
lower level view

no command stand

composite unit with Vastmanland command stand


  1. A beautiful format for a gaming unit - very complementing to the actual historical look and deployment of ensigns etc.

  2. They do really look the part Barry!!

  3. absolutely fabulous my friend, I can hear the distant call of mother Russia. You make it so very hard to resist
    mark Shearwood

  4. I predict that your vehicle will be a lot lighter on the return trip from Crisis. Those figures are so nice that they practically sell themselves. Those Russians are amazing. Take lots of pictures of your game, please. :)


  5. Very nice Barry!
    Looking forward to some GNW games when we can all get our act together.
    I hope you both enjoy Crisis.

  6. Stunning looking units Barry!!! But where are the Dalregiment ;)

  7. thanks everyone, comments as always much welcomed. To my Swedish friends... fear not, the Dal will appear soon!

    I am due a couple of weeks at home soon during which time i will push on with many projects. Dave, don't give up hope we'll be gaming soon i hope.

  8. Wonderful work, I've been waiting to see the gnw figures based in the LOA style!

    Now you can add those pics to battalion deals in the shop ;)


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