Ancient Armies – Germanic Tribesmen

Germanic Tribesmen charging through the forest!

Ancient Armies - The Germanic Tribes

In 9AD, three Roman Legions were put to flight then cut to pieces in the Teutoburg Forest
when the great German leader, Arminius, treacherously led a huge German army to a glorious victory that sent shockwaves around the world.

Tough, brutal and ferocious, the German tribes made sure that the Legions of Rome did not cross the Rhine for long. Armed with wicked long spears, and powerful wooden clubs to smash down the shield of even the strongest foes, the Germanic Tribesman was an opponent to be reckoned with.

When they formed up in their characteristic wedge-shaped battle formation, screaming oaths and warcries that echoed in the dark forests of Germania and worked up to a frenzy by their grizzled bear-like chiefs, it would be a brave Centurion indeed who entered the land of the Germanic tribes…

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Getting Started

Fancy starting an army of hairy, fur clad, club-wielding tribesmen? Not sure where to start. The answers are to be found in this section…

The Germanic People

As the migrant Germanic tribes and the expansist Roman Empire crossed paths war was the only likely outcome. Read all about it…


Want to refight the battle in Teutoberg forest or maybe take on other German tribes? Scenarios and gaming ideas are just a click away…

Painting and Modeling

German shield designs, painting patterned clothing, and how to incorporate looted Roman equipment. All and more in this section…

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