Sunday, 23 October 2011

Scottish Mythology for Basic Impetus...





I have been out to the Lead Mountain in the new garage...
I have been put off the Greek Mythological idea for Basic Impetus by the potential cost!!! I have, with a rummage out in the garage, come up with another idea/cunning plan based upon Scottish Celtic mythology. The fantasy elements will be allied to my Picts/scots.I have the fantasy figures and pict/scots already apart from one. Here are the ideas so far-
Firstly a unit of Sidhe-foot warriors from the Faerie Court as well as a chariot sidhe unit.Secondly a Fachan - a one armed,one legged giant armed with a massive club.Thirdly a waterhorse/kelpie to cause terror in opponents.Finally(so far) is the urisk/ourisk a Scottish equivalent of the satyr as a skirmishing /lurking type of creature. Back to work tomorrow so this may have to wait to the weekend...

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  1. I like this idea! (being more enamored of mythology of the British Isles than southern/eastern Europe)
    I hope you will post pics of finished miniatures when you're done.

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  2. Doing Hordes of the Things a Scottish friend of mine did a whole force of his own, including 'Ents' and some other woodland creatures.

    The large 'Ents' he made himself out of twists of wire and lichen.

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  3. Murdock do you have photos? I would be most interested to see them...

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  4. Great idea, and I love the Froud picture from the Faeries book. I had a similar project in mind years ago using a lot of Minifigs Valley of the Four Winds pixies and weird elves etc
    Mike

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  5. In the meantime, what happens to that poor Jesuit from Tradgarland you sent converting / exploring Tibet?
    Maybe he'll have to do some 'dungeon crawling' in the caves opening on the Shangri-La valley, in the hope to discover an entrance to Agartha? Let him beware the yetis, then...

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  6. Sounds like an excellent idea, sir.


    -- Jeff

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