The wonderful thing about our North Star 1672 range is that the figures will do for many different nations armies in the period 1665-1680. This is  because it is a time just before uniforms, and the figures are all dressed in the fashions common amongst soldiers throughout Western Europe.  
This of course includes Britain.  The years covered by our range is called the Restoration Period in  Britain as it was the time the monarchy, represented by Charles II,   was restored after the English Civil War.   It was also the genesis of the British Army. Britain, tired of soldiers  and war, had disbanded much of it’s forces after the Civil War and  Oliver Cromwell’s reign. With the return of Charles II to England in  1660, the units still under arms swore allegiance to the King and  became the senior units of the British Army. Some of the infantry regiments:  Coldstream Guards Grenadier Guards Scots Guards 1st Regiment (Royal Scots) 2nd Regiment (The Queen’s) 3rd Regiment (The Buffs) Army Lists st
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BASING FIGURES FOR  DEATH IN THE DARK CONTINENT” by Chris peers
Here the Ila's bases are loaded with scenery and animals
28mm infantry, with varying depths to accommodate cavalry  and artillery, and this is what I assume you will be using.   There are also recommended numbers of figures per base, but  these are by no means written in stone, and in my own armies I  have happily bent these particular “rules” to suit myself. There  are several reasons why you might want to do this. One is  purely practical; a tribal army consisting of a lot of bases which  are individually cheap in points is quicker and cheaper to  produce if you are prepared to reduce the number of figures  needed. This is especially useful if you are using plastics, which tend to come in boxes of 30 to 40 – annoying if you have to buy  an extra box because you are short of a couple of figures. To be  honest, in a period where fighting was generally done in very  loose formations, bases with fewer figures than normal also  often look more realistic. This is especially true for tribal types  who fought in no particular order at all, taking advantage of  cover and often remaining completely hidden until the last  moment. You can assume that the missing figures are “really”  there, but are just temporarily concealed behind a bush or  something! Another advantage of varying the numbers on a base is to  provide room for landscaping, or for features which help to  identify a particular unit in armies which did not have uniforms.  The men in my Ila army, for instance, have no shields and so  
When I decided to write “Death in the Dark Continent”, one  of the biggest changes from my previous African set, “In the  Heart of Africa”, was the switch from singly based figures to  larger multi-figure bases, There were several reasons for this:  large armies were now easier to move about, and of course  differences in troop types and fighting styles could now be  incorporated, distinguished by varying numbers of figures of  each base. Just as important, though, was the opportunity to  produce some diorama type bases decorated with suitable  vegetation etc. and to evoke the exotic and rather threatening  terrain of tropical Africa.   Having gone for multiple bases, though I decided to go all the  way and make the base, rather than the individual figure, the  basis of the rule mechanisms. So, for example, all shooting  and hand-to-hand fighting is between one base and another,  and it is bases – not figures – that are counted in combat and  removed as casualties. So the figures attached to a base are  only there for aesthetic reasons and to indicate the type of  troops it represents, and it does not matter in practice how  many figures there are, or in what formation, as long as you  explain to your opponent what you are doing. Neither are the  exact dimensions of the bases terribly important, as long as  both sides use the same – or approximately the same –  frontages. However the rules recommend 60mm x 30mm for  
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Below. “The most distinctive feature of Ila warriors was the extraordinary hair cone or "isusu", which was allegedly designed to allow the members of hunting or war parties to see each other over the tall grass of the Kafue floodplain.”  Here the Ila's bases are loaded with scenery and animals! See Kevin's basing article for details.
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