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This update for the 30 Days 30 Miniatures shows another five completed Gripping Beast Norman crossbowmen. This takes the total to ten, four to be based for ADLG and six to be based singly for skirmish games and WAB.A versatile set of figures that will see use as Normans, obviously; Christian Spanish and mercenaries for the Viking and El Cid periods and even First Crusaders.Day 16 - 16 figures completedCheers for now

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Roman Command from Gripping Beast

Be it for the empire or for personal gain, the Roman Command are here to lead the legionaries and auxiliaries to victory!Roman CommandHey, and why not have a group shot of them all together whilst we're here? We'll be announcing a release date for the Parthians and Romans soon, so stay tuned!These 10mm miniatures were sculpted by Robi Baker, and painted by the Brush Demon, Ben MacIntyre.Gripping Beast

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Roman Auxiliary Cavalry from Gripping Beast

Look out - here come the Roman Auxiliary Cavalry! They may not be the most heavily armoured cavalry in the world, but you can be certain they'll fight tooth and nail to bring glory to Rome!Roman Auxiliary CavalryTomorrow, we'll be showing off the Roman Command, as well as an group shot of the range all together; so stay tuned.These 10mm miniatures were sculpted by Robi Baker, and painted by the Brush Demon, Ben MacIntyre.Gripping Beast

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Parthian Cataphracts from Gripping Beast

It's Monday, which means we're back with some more 10mm reveals! Today, we're pleased to show off the thundering Parthian Cataphracts; as well as an overview of the full range!Parthian CataphractsFrom tomorrow onwards, we'll be sharing some pictures of the glorious Romans - so stay tuned!These 10mm miniatures were sculpted by Robi Baker, and painted by the Brush Demon, Ben MacIntyre.Gripping Beast

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Gripping Beast

AboutGripping Beast are manufacturers and retailers of wargames figures and accessories. Founded in 1996, the company currently based at Beast Towers in Evesham, far from the traditional “lead belt” of miniature companies in and around the Nottingham area.At Gripping Beast we cover a wide range of historical periods, ranging from the Wars of the Diadochi, to the Crusades and even the Gallipoli Campaign of the First World War. As we only produce miniature ranges that interest us, we are able to ensure that we get high quality, historically accurate and complete ranges that we are proud to sell and that our customers can buy into with confidence.As one of our major loves is the Viking Age (just look at the range of figures & accessories we do for the period!) we are especially proud to be working with our good friends at Studio Tomahawk as the producer of the official SAGA miniatures range.We are keen supporters of the hobby side of things, as well as supporting tournaments and campaign days around the worl

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Back to the Brushes 237

Started another 30 Days 30 Miniatures Painting Challenge last night, 3rd September. Opting not to have a theme in this challenge as the free flowing approach suits better at presentThe out line of the challenge is detailed below, the main point being to have fun with your hobby.To paint 30 figures of all shapes and sizes in 30 daysThe figures can be partly painted as the main point is to complete figures that have been forgottenBasing is not necessary to count as completedAny scale is goodToo have funThe end date is set by your start date - 3rd October will be the end date of this challengeTo post updates as often as possibleLastly to show a round up post with a group picture of everything.Work in progress pictures of five Gripping Beast Norman crossbowmen and a long forgotten Hun now very near completion.So, pick up your brushes, dig out some half painted and half forgotten figures and show it some colour.Cheers, for now

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Charlie Foxtrot Counters

Ive bought a few bits off Charlie Foxtrot and have always had good service and the bits Ive bought have always been nice ,but I ordered a few shieldwall markers off them and I really like these ,even though they are simple designs I suppose ,I will use them in my clash of Empire games you get 8 of the triple shield markers for £1.75 a real bargain .in front of some Artisan,Gripping Beast and Footsore Vikingsa good size ,thick enough to pick up easily and tough enough to last

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30 Days 30 Miniatures Painting Challenge round up August 2019

Here is the round up picture of last month's 30 Days 30 Miniatures Painting Challenge. Now to clarify what is here and what is missing. All are 28mm unless stated otherwise:12 ACW Confederates in 15mm5 Foundry Viking Berserkers5 Gripping Beast Norman crossbowmen2 Gorgon Studios Spartans2 A&M Arabs at camp in 15mm2 Gripping Beast Numidian Skirmishers1 Gripping Beast Moorish spearman1 Citadel plastic skeletonNot shown in the round up pic as they are now at their owners house1 Foundry Viking Berserker1 Red Box Human hunterThis takes the tally for the Challenge to 32 figures completed in 30 days. The next 30 day challenge will start this evening.Cheers for now.

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