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These guys have been up on the painting table for the last few weeks.  Ever since Salute if I am honest.  When last seen, they only had their base coat (I prefer to undercoat in a cream colour for some reason that even I don’t understand fully).

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They needed to be finished off so that Coronasan could get a game of Bushido booked with me. He has been asking me for a game for some time. I have been promising that I would sort him out for that game for months.

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The base coats were done after the basing was completed.  The basing for these guys was not well thought out, or planned in any formal way.  I had an idea that I would try planking the bases, but without investing in anything to do it with. So as I had a few offcuts of MDF from my recent building projects I ploughed on regardless of the lack of planning.

The result looked fairly poor but, never one to wait and think things through, I carried on adding even more things to cover up each mistake. Finally some sand covered the last of the gaps and added some secondary texture.  I had a plan to paint them as light coloured bases but when I washed the sand with a slightly darker shade they ended up looking like they would need to be edged in black as normal.

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The overall effect is passable and I learned something about not giving in to spontaneity too 🙂

So, first up is Tsubaki one of the factions ‘Roses.’ These play the role of a geisha, who in the game itself, appear to be useful for distracting the lesser elements of the opposition stopping them from attacking.

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Far less subtle is Manu who is a Sumo bodyguard.  These guys are the muscle in the faction. He looks good for combat and also as protection for the leader with his bodyguard skill.

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Senpu is a cheap fighter. He looks a solid combatant with only a few skills.

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As all factions needs some brains, Harukichi is there to lead from the shadows.  His abilities appear to benefit others so is unlikely to be played as a combatant unless his bodyguard is not paying attention.

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Lastly we have Wasupu with his crossbow.  He is the ranged combatant.  Rapid fire and armour piercing skills help him out.  I will have to see what his chances to hit are, as he seems quite cheap for his abilities.

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So there they are…  One starter set done.  What next to buy?  Maybe I should play them first and see what seems to be missing.  I get the feeling I may find the 2 non combatants a bit of a challenge to get working at first.  Only time (and a game) will tell!

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