Pictured here are my first sets of figures form Song of Arthur and Merlin. The figures all have a good Dark Age Britain look. The unarmored Roman infantry is by HaT. The armored Roman infantry and the Germanic Warriors are both by MiniArt. HaT clearly makes fine figures. MiniArt has some molding issues and the detail is not as good as it could be. All of the figures, otherwise, fit the semi-historical Arthurian legend pretty well.
These figures exceeded my expectations. The detail is good and the quality is very nice. Very little clean-up was required.
These figures were OK. The figures themselves are a bit larger than the HaT figures. The detail is a little soft and there was a fair amount of clean-up to be done. The look is otherwise really good.
These figures match the size of the Germanic Warriors pretty well but the detail is pretty vague. There was a large amount of cleanup to be done.
Now that I have these figures, Newline Designs has announced that they will be producing a set of Late Roman figures and another of Goths in 1/72 scale. As I am not completely satisfied with the MiniArt products, I will be looking at the Newline figures to see if they will work with HaT figures.
Very nice. I bought the very same models for the same purpose. I haven’t painted them yet, but I have painted some of Hat’s Dacians and Roman cavalry for a Song of Blades and Heroes game. I used the human warrior stats in the main rulebook.
How are you liking the Dacians? I was thinking of using a box to help fill in the Saxons. Mixing them with Coats and Shine (HaT) goths or perhaps the Newline Designs goths might do the trick.