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Offline Gustavo

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Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« on: July 08, 2019, 01:15:05 »
Are there Roman plebeians? I only see the ones in togas...

(Have you guys made any customs? :roman: )

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Ps. I tried to upload a picture of some ancient Roman plebeians, it was too big... I'll come back with it, as soon as I can.
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Re: Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2019, 23:18:32 »
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Re: Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2019, 11:20:08 »
Half a denarii for an ex-leper?
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Re: Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2019, 11:49:08 »
Half a denarii for an ex-leper?

With his beard falling off his face..

I can't stand that. It completely ruins the pic. That and the beard over their eyes..

As to civilians, they are hiding - you know, a torso here, legs there...
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Re: Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2019, 19:43:13 »
Noah and his wife perhaps:

https://playmodb.org/cgi-bin/showpart.pl?partnum=30-23-6040

(Link goes to a part that is part of the 3 sets that were released with Noah and his wife)
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Re: Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2019, 22:46:35 »
With his beard falling off his face..

I can't stand that. It completely ruins the pic.

Makes him look like a fake beggar. Probably goes home afterwards then gives the money to his servants to spend at the market.

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Re: Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2019, 02:36:57 »
It's a fake beard because she's going to the stoning later.

Gustavo: The short answer is no. They never released any nonmilitary lower class Romans. The Martin beggar is arguably one but a) St. Martin dates to the fourth century A.D., a bit after the first century Roman theme, and b) his rags are such that he could be from almost any time and any place within a couple thousand years - there's nothing "Roman" about him.

So we Romanophiles have to make do. First, we dragoon likely suspects: the Maries, Josephs and shepherds from the (first century!) Nativity sets 5588, 5719/3996, 5958, 4884, 9494, and 4885/4332 for children. Note that all the various wise men make excellent non-togaed nobles or foreign merchants/princes and so forth. 9373 is also essential - note that you can remove Noah's toga and he looks a right pleb. 3255/5276 less impressive.

 In fact you can remove the togas from the regular togaed Roman figures and create more or less serviceable commoners from the denuded klickies - just ignore the gold trim!

That's the main sequence, some more ideas later  :roman:

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Re: Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2019, 07:46:34 »
Makes him look like a fake beggar. Probably goes home afterwards then gives the money to his servants to spend at

It's a fake beard because she's going to the stoning later.

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Re: Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2019, 11:52:30 »
It's a fake beard because she's going to the stoning later.

....he looks a right pleb.

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Re: Are there Roman civilian (of the plebs)?
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2019, 21:36:30 »
There is one ...

https://playmodb.org/setpics/4/4409.jpg

This one qualifies for a Gaulish tramp rather than a Roman plebeian... (He wears trousers.) :no:
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