|Janissary Vets face European cavalry|
|An Ottoman Wagonburg bristling with menace - Come and get us!|
Ray Roussell blames me for his Donnybrook addiction. I know the term lead pusher could have a totally different meaning in the context of selling minis as opposed to playing with them. I am however probably answerable to both descriptions.
|Four ELITE Janissaries with flintlocks and an Officer character|
At Salute, Ray told me I needed to get the finger out and produce a Donnybrook force for gaming with Ottomans. I'll do that I casually responded. Ray is much bigger than me and its best to agree with him.
|Twelve RECRUIT Anatolian Irregulars with muskets and a Musician character|
I thought about the request and them thought about a couple of variants of such a force might look like.
I finally came up with three frames of force. I also seem to remember at I am typing this that I sent a full Ottoman Donnybrook Faction piece to Clarence for consideration a few months back, now where the heck did I put that?
|Nine RECRUIT Crimean Tatars|
Anyway here are three variants Ray which I hope may be useful.
|Twelve RECRUIT Segban musketeers with matchlock muskets and a Sharpshooter character|
Ottoman Infantry force
Unit of Elite Janissaries armed with flintlock muskets 4 models
Unit of Drilled Tufeckci musketeers armed with matchlock muskets 8 models
Unit of Recruit Segban musketeers armed with matchlock muskets 12 models
Unit of Recruit Irregulars - Anatolian or Balkan armed with improvised hand weapons 12 models
|Eight DRILLED Tufeckci musketeers with an Officer character|
Unit of Drilled Timariot Sipahis - armed with lance, pistols and shields 6 models
Unit of Recruit Crimean Tatars -armed with bows and swords - 9 models
Unit of Drilled Janissaries or Janissary Apprentices armed with flintlock muskets 8 models
Unit of Recruit Irregulars - Anatolian or Balkan armed with matchlock muskets - 12 models
|Eight DRILLED Janissaries with matchlock muskets and a Standard Bearer character|
Ottoman Cavalry force
Unit of Elite Sipahis of the Porte - armoured, lance, pistols and shield - 3 models
Unit of Drilled Balkan Timariot Sipahis - armoured, lance, pistols - 6 models
Unit of Drilled Anatolian Sipahis - spear, bow - 6 models
Unit of Recruit Tribal cavalry - bows - 9 models
|Dave's GB Arab cavalry guising as Sipahis - Our own Turkish cavalry will be previewed in the coming week.|
An the good news is, I have now had a glimpse of six sets of Ottoman cavalry from Clibinarium!
|Twelve RECRUIT Anatolian Irregular Archers with Musician character (Dave's TAG bowmen)|
DONNYBROOK FORCE OFFER
For anyone looking to dip their toes in either the Donnybrook or Ottoman streams I am offering an Ottoman infantry force for Donnybrook as described in Option 1 above with:
36 figures plus 5 characters
which is equivalent to eight packs (£68.00 ex postage) I am happy to do the force for
£60 post free
Just email me and head the mail to firstname.lastname@example.org : Ottoman Donnybrook offer
Here is the full range of 12 codes available currently. Cavalry will follow before June 2019