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[EN/PL] Jarl Sigvaldi Strut-Haraldsson (Footsore Miniatures)

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It was long time since entry about  Vikings, which is why I invite you to a story about one Jomsviking. A man who was evil and two-faced, with a wicked character.   Welcome to the story of Jarl Sigvaldi.

To today's entry I prepared a special miniature received from Footsore Miniaturesspecializing, among others, in figurines from "dark ages" but not only.
If you do not know it yet, check them out!
Jarl Sigvaldi was the semi-legendary chieftain of the fabled Jomsvikings and commander of their stronghold - Jomsborg. He succeeded Palnatoke as the leaders of the Jomsvikings in the late 10th century. The character of Sigvaldi remains largely enigmatic. As a leader, he was said to be more wily than brave despite leading such a powerful force,

       Sigvaldi Strut-Haraldsson was the son of Jarl Strut-Harald, who ruled over the Danish territory of Scania and the brother of Thorkell the Tall, And cousin to Swedish Jarl Wiffen.

 In order to win Astrid, the daughter of…

[EN/PL] "We cannot get out" / "Nie możemy się wydostać" (Khazad Guards #1)

"The world is grey, the mountains old, The forge's fire is ashen-cold.."- Song of Durin. Fragment.

Gimli sang to his companions while wandering through the underground fortress of the dwarves in Moria (Khazad-dûm). The song, though it is exalted and full of nobility, is bitter in its expression and casts its shadow over the former power of the small people.
The Fellowship of the Ring stood next to the tomb with the name engraved:

Among the bones and rotten, decaying boxes Gandalf lifted an old book - dwarves chronicle conducted in the 2989 - 2994 years by members of the expedition to Moria.

Before the Expedition.
After the killing of the dragon and the Battle of the Five Army in Ereborn, peace prevailed, and the members of the city under Lonely Mountain became wealthy again.
The dwarves, under the rule of Daina II of Iron Foot, grew stronger and possessed the right to rule over Moria's mines. The king, however, was not a supporter of the ex…

[EN/PL] Hugues de Payns (Hugo de Payens), the first Templar / pierwszy Templariusz

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Today I invite you to the entry dedicated to one of the most famous Templar and the founding fathers of the Order. I used the miniature of Sir Galahad (and the squire) from a series of models stylized to the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail from Studio Miniatures.
The model looks fantastic - just like the mentioned comedy of English masters of humor!
I invite you!

Hugues de Payns was a French crusader and the first grand master of the Templar knights in 1118-1136. He was born in 1080 in Troyes (Champagne), and his family belonged to the vassals of the local counts. He was the owner of Montigny-Lassage and the estate near Tonnerre.
Hugues was married and had a son, Tybald, who later followed in his father's footsteps and became a Templar. His wife came from the de Montbard family - was a relative of Saint. Bernard and Andrew de Montbard.

       In 1104 and 1114, de Payens accompanied Count Hugon of Champagne in expeditions to the Holy Land. On the other hand, he did …

[EN/PL] My most beautiful miniature! / Moja najpiękniejsza miniaturka!

Susan / Zuzia born / urodzona 21.07.2018

[EN/PL] A few words about medieval demonology / Słów kilka o średniowiecznej demonologii (Grabblecast Summoning Circle)

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Using the moment of free time a new entry faster today than it was planned. I invite you today to enter to medieval demonology, or knowledge about summoning demons, but not only.
The main inspiration for today's entry is the element of the terrain received from GRABBLECAST, with the sinister-sounding name "Summoning Circle"

       The element is made of high quality resin and in addition to the stone circle with mysterious characters engraved, there are candles and a book. We can successfully use this Circle in fantasy and SF games as a climate element of the terrain. Only the imagination limits you!
Below are some pictorial photos of the terrain with painted models (including the new painted Poxwalker!).
And now...

Medieval practitioners believed they could accomplish three things with demonology: will manipulation, illusions, and knowledge:

Will manipulation affects the mind and will of another person, animal, or spirit. Demons are summoned to cause various a…