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New First Empress Commission!

Viarra and Zahnia, by Telênia Albuquerque Hi folks! Hey, painfully sorry for the unannounced hiatus, everyone. I’ve had a lot more to deal with at work these past months that generally left me too tired and unambitious to get any posts … Continue reading

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Ulfen Guard, by Akeiron

Ulfen Guard, by Akeiron (art direction by Andrew Vallas) “Their rage and pride is focused on a sharpened point.” —Attila: Total War, in-game lore Happy 2017, lovely readers! I hope everyone had a stellar holiday season, regardless of what holidays you … Continue reading

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More Korra Hoplite Art!

Hi again, folks! So, since I honestly have no idea if I’ll have time to finish the writeup I’m working on today, I decided to post another Hoplite Korra sketch that I drew earlier this week, just in case. Previous … Continue reading

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Avatar Korra sketch

So… um… no writeup again this weekend, I’m afraid. Though on Friday I did draw a sketch of Korra as a Greek hoplite. I hope that’s an okay substitute. I apologize for the image quality; my scanner doesn’t handle graphite … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Anache Pathfinders

Anache Designs “What we’ll essentially be doing is using the hairy bastards’ guerilla tactics against them, but with military organization and training. Typically when the Gan tribes attack, they do so with scattered war bands of thirty to seventy, rather … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Heavy Skirmishers

Heavy Skirmisher Designs “Men and women with linen cuirasses and oblong shields. Once they’ve exhausted their javelins, we redeploy them to bolster the phalanx or flank enemy formations. They don’t hold the line as solidly as regular hoplites, but they … Continue reading

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First Empress soldier designs: Barbarian Mercenary Auxiliaries

Barbarian Mercenary Designs Tall, bearded, and powerfully built, the raiders bore shields and weapons of war that morning. Spears were most common, though some carried axes, broadswords, or javelins. The younger raiders bore simple round shields, smaller than those carried … Continue reading

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