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I love the Tecumseh set, but I think it would have been preferable to do it as a Strelets*R release with all unique poses. That way we could have had only one Tecumseh, and maybe a Tenskwatawa, a Black Hoof and maybe a couple of other leaders and maybe some women. Indians dressed and fought in a highly individualistic manner and Strelets*R style suits this much better than Strelets Mini style. I hope if Strelets chooses to do another tribal or irregular set they choose all unique poses for the figures.
I completely agree with you in all your comments about the Tecumseh Set.
However, I strongly suspect high costs will prevent any other all-unique pose
foot sets from ever being made by Strelets. Nowadays, companies try to keep costs
down, and sets are growing smaller.
indeed, 40+ figures sets are a feature of the past, that isn't sustainable any longer due to different market situation. We can hardly imagine a scenario, under which this format can be brought back, being also viable economically. Even Big Box format, where 3 older sets pay for the new one, aren't, generally speaking, a solution, since they sell significantly slower, than their regular counterparts. Their creation is driven primarily by some interest to some specific event, that, in our opinion, is worth depicting, like, for example, forthcoming 950th anniversary of Hastings or Stamford Bridge.
Lots of individual poses are good for irregular/tribal subjects but, I have to say, I was impressed by the format of your Jacobite Highlander sets. It was good to get multiples of the firing poses but there was still plenty of different poses to make a wild highland charge. The separate command sprue ensured there weren't too many of these figures.
Of course if you wanted to make Cavalry and artillery sets for this period I'd be happy to get them in just whatever format you thought was best.