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Civilians! Got the WAB Shieldwall supplement, and the campaign calls for a number of farmers and servants, women and children, but can't find much in this scale. The Norman train has a few, but not nearly enough to make a moderately sized group of civilians. You could make it a big set with some Vikings to make it a "raze the village" type of box, group of civilians, group of raiders and some militia types. The Vikings got the least stuff from the big boxes when it comes to quantity :)
Specialist shield wall set.
Could come with alternative heads, shields and weapons to construct a shield wall for any army of the period.
Would also complement HaT's El Cid Spaniards, which do not contain any figures suitable for a shield wall.
Possibly castle siege sets, including defenders (firing downwards) and a selection of animals to catapult over the wall.
Saxon army on the march needs mounted nobles.
Not sure about more sets for norman conquest.
But what about improving the crusader range?
HQ Crusaders (English/French/German/Austrian, Italian)
HQ Military Orders
Crusaders on march (foot/horse)
Military Order Warriors on march (foot/horse)
Saracens on march (foot/horse)
Saracen siege equipment
Saracen supply train
i know the normans had trouble with a lombard revolt while away in the balkans fighting the byzantines.how different would the lombards look as opposed to the normans?
Certainly now that Bernard Cornwall's 'Lost Kingdom' seies has been televised. Saxons vs Danes should be considered. Certainly Afred his daughter Aethelflaed- the Lady of Mercia and his grandson Ethelstan have great potential. the great advantage of the so called dark ages is that armies of the combatants were not a large as in later periods.
As Graham Korn commented on the fryd is essential but like others commented mounted troops were also very common