I am a solo war gamer endlessly searching for old Peter Laing figures, and the perfect war-game rules to use with them
I think they're gorgeous. To my eye they have a aesthetic appeal that the more detailed figures don't...that and style.
I completely agree - I have always thought that Peter's figures could be made really special with the right paint job - have a look at the WW1 French Officer and Infantryman painted by my friend Richard Black in the link below:http://ozwargaming.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=4404&sid=935e615b75485f3f5bf4790ddb3272a5&start=100#p37775
I always felt that Peter Laings resemble old Britains figures. Put on a coat of enamel paint and they become little works of art. Sometimes I find the extreme detailing on newer 15mm too much. The only plus side to me of having too much detail is it makes it easier to dry brush on paint.