This is the first of our camp sets based on the "HOPPIDUS" modular system for ancient fortifications and designed specifically for DBA rules. This set contains a selection of modules that let you create a Late Imperial Roman fortification, such as a Saxon Shore or a Limes semi-permanent fort. The complete set consist of a base formed by two truncated corners embankment elements, (left and right handed, each with a timber stockades on both sides) which leave a full module frontage (40mm) gap, and a wooden barred gate of the same frontage to close the gap itself. This forms the base for a separate wooden superstructure to defend the gate, which include a pontoon, a frontal parapet and two side support structures with access ladders nailed on. The barred gate can be easily cut in two along the central groove and mounted open or ajar if you prefer.
All the products in the fortifications range are supplied unpainted in kit and require assembly. This set include all the modules required to make a legal 120x40mm DBA camp large enough to hold an element of camp followers, either on the pontoon (15mm deep) or in the courtyard.
It includes 12 parts, assembly instructions and painting examples. Please note that the kit does not include or need a base like that shown in the picture! We suggest to use one as it add strength to the model, but is up to you really!
HOPPIDUS is a truly modular system, and all elements of this set are compatible with the rest of the range. This means you can also add more elements from the complete HOPPIDUS range to expand and customize this set, for example adding the other three sides on a separate base, to make a completely enclosed fortified perimeter to be used as Build Up Area... Just remember you can pick and choose any combination of modules you like, and we're here to help you at any time, so just e-mail us for any special requirements!