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Russian Heavy Cavalry STLs

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These are DIGITAL files meant for 3D printing. They ARE NOT physical miniatures!

Sculpted by the incomparable Erramir Orlan of Peculiar Companions, these Russian Heavy Cavalry are intended for armies from the 15th and 16th Centuries. This is a set of 3D models in three different poses with variations. All models come as both pre-supported and unsupported STL files.

The Russian Heavy Cavalry of the 15th and 16th centuries were symbols of power and strength. These heavily armored horsemen played a pivotal role in battles and campaigns during a time of great upheaval and expansion in Russia.

Tactics and Strategies: Russian Heavy Cavalry were known for their devastating charges and shock tactics. Mounted on powerful warhorses and wearing full plate armor, they could break through enemy lines with their lances and engage in fierce melee combat. Their formations and disciplined charges were essential to the success of Russian armies.

Notable Battles:

Battle of Kulikovo (1380): Although just before the 15th century, this battle was a significant turning point in Russian history. Russian Heavy Cavalry fought alongside other troops in this historic victory against the Mongols, showcasing their valor and impact on the battlefield.

Livonian War (1558-1583): Throughout the Livonian War, Russian Heavy Cavalry played a crucial role in various battles against the Livonian Confederation and Sweden. Their imposing presence and shock tactics were formidable assets in this prolonged conflict.

Historical Events:

Ivan the Terrible's Reign: Ivan IV, also known as Ivan the Terrible, reigned during the 16th century and relied heavily on Russian Heavy Cavalry to maintain and expand his territories. His campaigns in the Livonian War saw the continued use of these elite warriors.

Technological Advancements: The 15th and 16th centuries saw significant advancements in armor and weaponry. The Russian Heavy Cavalry were at the forefront of these developments, using the best available equipment of their time.

Printing at 100% resolution will yield a true 28mm miniature. Prints at 105% are slightly more in scale with Perry Miniatures and 110% prints will be in a compatible scale with Warhammer Fantasy miniatures.