Alexander the Great is, in my opinion, the greatest military commander of all time. That opinion was shared by many
of the great commanders from throughout history. Moreover, he is the measuring stick by which all others are judged.
Here are some great Macedonian troops I recently acquired from Dean Motoyama, who is based in my old "homeland" of South
To see more off Dean's workmanship you may like to check out his website:
I'm still deciding on a rule set to use with large numers of ancient figures (WRG, Warhammer Ancient Battles, etc) but
for smaller sized armies I will definitely use DBA. I aim to build a DBA army for every army in the DBA Army List
that is of interest to me.
|HaT Greek Hoplites (reverse side, showing shields).
|Zvezda Macedonian Cavalry
Here are some pics of a HaT Phalanx painted and based that I recently acquired:
Below are some Italieri/Zvezda Persians painted for me by Joe Gretzky:
Here are the magnificent Zvezda War Elephants of the Successor States, painted by Lesley Miller.
I suggest you check out Nick Grant's superb site dedicated to Ancient Wargaming with 20mm plastic figures using
DBA or DBM rules:
Also, the DBLCHM Yahoo Group, devoted to collecting, and Wargaming with 20mm plastic figures:
Some of my favourite books on Ancient Military matters: