TAG - Tudor, Valois and Habsburg Wargames Project
The Assault Group (TAG), would like your help to start the mid-Tudor period as a new wargaming period, with hundreds of new miniatures.
Faces delayed again
Sorry to say that I haven't had time to get the Faces Sculpts in to the mould this week as planned, an extra busy mail order month, and... Read more
Face sculpts complete
At long last...
These are the 9 Face sculpts that resulted from the TAG Tudor Kickstarter.
Hopefully the people who paid for the sculpts can recognize the likeness... Read more
Release date set for Faces.
Just a quick Update to say that the final minis for the TAG Tudor Project will be in my hands on the 6th of June.
I will post... Read more
Better Faces pictures
Just a quick update to say that there are better pictures and full detail for the 'faces dolls' on the main TAG site. http://www.theassaultgroup.co.uk/pages/page.php?Faces-Dolls-on-the-Workbench-336
Thanks to those that... Read more
Faces Doll choices
Sorry to have taken so long to get this sorted but here are your choices of bodies for your faces to go onto...
We have eight for you... Read more
I can only apologise to those of you who are still awaiting their shipment of TAG Tudor miniatures. I have had an 'issue' with the production castings of the Shypme... Read more
Best laid plans...
Having promised to be in work on Saturday, I failed to get in, having to baby-sit of a poorly girly... Sorry...
I'm 'on-it' this morning though, so if you have... Read more
Production ready to roll*
These are the production moulds for most* of the Tudor English for which many of you have pledged funds.
I will be in the office all day on... Read more
The last of the minis for Henry VIII’s invasion of France come in the form of light guns called ‘Shrympes’. These multi barreled Ordinance pieces can be found in large... Read more
The final infantry type need for our mid Tudor period, the Billmen.
These miniatures represent the bulk of Tudor melee troops for the period 1535 though to the start of... Read more
Tudor Commands for Regular armies and Militias
Two new packs of minis to show-off here.
Tudor Commands for Regular armies and Militias
Tudor infantry units are commanded by Captains, and Whifflers, and early form off Sergeant, these... Read more
Added to our Workbench feature this morning are the final three packs (12 minis) for our mid-Tudor Longbowmen.
These minis are designed to represent the bulk of the English armies... Read more
Final Tudor Cavalry packs
The first of three or four updates this week shows, the mounted version of Henry VIII and his gentlemen advisers and the final packs of English lighthorsemen for the Army... Read more
Progress on the Tudor range.
All the Basic Tudor miniatures are now sculpted.
I am travelling to Newcastle on Saturday to meet with Nick our sculptor, to pick up the outstanding packs which are to... Read more
I would like to sincerely apologize for the lack of communication since my last update of the 6th April.
In retrospect, trying to deal with all of you that were... Read more
Still here and working.
Sorry for being a bit down last week, missing Funding was a downer, but I have been lifted again by all of you that Pledged your support though... Read more
Thank you all.
Ok Folks, it just remains for me to say thank you to a few people.
Firstly, thank you to you the Backers, as I said at the out-set, Crowdfunding is... Read more
Planning for the future.
Ladies and Gentlemen,
It would seem, with just 6 hours left to run, that we will be very unlikely to reach the Funding Goal of £20,000.
This, obviously, is a... Read more
24 hours to go…
OK Folks, 24 hours left to run, and if you are going to come with a huge late surge, that would be nice, but if not, then we are going... Read more
Did I mention we’ve got a website?
Yes of course I did, but it can’t hurt to point it out again.
Checkout The Assault Group on the web, it’s the place where all the TAG miniature ranges... Read more
Thomas Howard, first Tudor Character General completed
Right-o, the last proper Update to the project to come onto the Kickstarter today.
This is Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk and a formidable warrior in his own right,... Read more
Free Flags and Pikes with every Unit.
Having spoken with the nice chap at Flags of War, I decided that we can now offer all the flags shown in the previous update as freebies with all the... Read more
More Tudor Cavalry
Adding to the new infantry miniatures shown yesterday, these are the latest Tudor cavalry to come from the very talented fingers of our Master-Sculptor Nick Collier.
Border Riever Commands &... Read more
New Militia Miniatures
The final week of our Kickstarter campaign begins with some new miniatures for you to look at.
These are the first of the Tudor Militia Infantry, who are wearing non-uniform... Read more
Trip to Newcastle
Not a real update today, just news that I've been to see Nick Collier this afternoon to pick up more Greens and I'll be delighted to show them to you... Read more
New £30 Pledge Level
It struck me that there wasn't a sampler Pledge level which allows a Backer to dabble with a few packs of differing types.
So to rectify this I'm adding a... Read more
I had hoped to have reached a Stretch Goal that would have allowed us to offer free flags, to go in every unit that we make, but as that level... Read more
How TAG minis are made part 2
Having made the decisions about what we are making; how they will ‘look’, what they are dressed in and equipped with, how many we plan and the poses, then we... Read more
I'd love to be involved but I don't need any Tudors
Want to be involved with the TAG Kickstarter but aren’t much interested in Tudors?
Well don’t panic, because we here at TAG understand that there are those of you that... Read more
Hitting the half way point this afternoon, and although we are a little behind the curve for Funding, we aren't worried here at TAG Towers, we know these... Read more
How TAG minis are made
Afternoon Kickstarter people.
Firstly a big Thank you to everyone who has helped push us over the 40% mark on our progress towards funding. With over 50% of the time... Read more
All the Painted minis
Just a quick Update this morning to show off all of RedZed's painted minis.
First up are the command minis in standing poses, secondly are the Longbowmen in uniform coats... Read more
Today's good news comes in the form of more Character models for our expanding range.
Another very fine Backer has allowed his choice of General and Staff, a foppish coward,... Read more
All the finished miniatures we have
It occurred to me that you may not have seen all the finished miniatures we already have. So these are the 48 infantry and 9 cavalry models as what we... Read more
Real Work in Progress
Work really is in progress here on the Tudor project this morning.
Below can be seen the last of the weapons and parts needed to finish our army of 1544.... Read more
Free PDF's of Ten of War
No rest for the wicked here at TAG HQ.
I've been asked a couple of times about my 'Ten of War' Renaissance wargames rules, folks asked if they... Read more
New Pledge level and New Character General
A couple of minor changes to the Pledge Levels to announce.
But first some extra good news.
One kind Backer has given permission for his General and Staff choice to... Read more
Full Funding Goal details
Funding Goal £20,000
When we reach £20,000 we will make the whole English Tudor range of 28mm miniatures of about 100 different infantry miniatures and 30 new Cavalry miniatures... Read more
You the Crowd!
Today’s up-date is about you ‘the Crowd’.
Crowd funding is nothing without its Crowd, so we need you the backers to make efforts to spread the word, just how great... Read more
Introducing the Kicktraq
Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen,
Firstly, Thank you to everyone that has backed the project over the last few days, it means a lot to me to see the project... Read more
Today’s Kickstarter update is a quick sneaky-peek at the enemy of the English in the war of 1544, the Valois French.
The three pictures shown are the dolls (more on... Read more
First painted miniatures
I'm delighted to up-date today with the first painted English Tudor miniatures.
These miniatures have been painted by Shaun Watson (RedZed)
He has painted Henry and Mary, of course, as... Read more
The Pledge details in full
Time to have a look at those Pledge levels in detail, just what you do get, what you can have and what a great deal some of them are.
The... Read more
Pledge for Henry & Mary
Firstly, thank you all for all your Pledges, over 10% of the funding goal in less that 24 hours, is hugely pleasing...
Secondly, the thing I have been... Read more
English Tudor details
Well I suppose that the first update has to be a list of all the miniature that we plan for our English Tudor range. :-)
These are the... Read more