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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby Sir Bragallot » Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:06 pm

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I like this one. I've used them with brown pants, bows, quivers, unshaven faces and peasant caps and I really liked them. Since then I've swapped them for Ashigaru though. If you're going for realism, some leather armour is the best archers would get :mrgreen:
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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby Elderon » Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:56 pm

I like the new forestman torso for archers. Sadly though I only have 5 of them...
I mean this one:
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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby sidewinderl » Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:39 am

This pic pretty much sums up how I view my archers. Braveheart was also kinda a big influence on me, so I use nasal helms for archers and kettle helms for infantry.

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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby Athon » Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:35 pm

I absolutely love this 2010 Kingdoms torso:
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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby Count Blacktron » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:27 pm

I have a pretty good standing army of Lion themed knights/soldiers and I found that this one works for me:
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But only when paired with the matched legs:
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If you don't have the two together the torso is just too plain, but together it really does a good job. Any helm will do to jazz it up as a uniform for a light tunic look without much armor. Armor is for the cavalry, pikemen and front line troops. If you've wasted those resources on your archers, you've already lost your hold. :wink:
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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby mpoh98 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:31 pm

Username wrote:I personally like this for archers:

http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItemPic.asp?P=973pb914c01



Not a bad torso. Although, I like using the new LOTR Rohan soldier torso for archers. Although that is one sweet torso! :D
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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby AK_Brickster » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:17 pm

I think we have a new winner!

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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby Elderon » Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:21 pm

Add a green cape and hell yes! althoug the rohan soldier for me holds a shared number 1 place with that one ;)
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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby AK_Brickster » Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:28 pm

I'll agree with you there. Depends on how heavily armored you want your archers to be, I suppose :)

Kinda nice that they are both in the green family. You can really set up a good set of archers for your Kingdoms Dragons now!
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Re: Best (Realistic) Archer Torso/Minifig Design (A Discussi

Postby Justin M » Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:21 pm

AK_Brickster wrote:I think we have a new winner!

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I believe we do! ;)
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