Thursday, August 11, 2016

Check out these latest ACI 1/6th scale Power Set series - Greek Hoplite 2.0 versions A, B, C and D

Hoplites were citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states who were primarily armed with spears and shields. Their main tactic was the phalanx formation. The hoplites were primarily free citizens—propertied farmers and artisans—who were able to afford the bronze armor suit and weapons (estimated at a third to a half of its able-bodied adult male population). Hoplites generally received basic military training.

The word hoplite (Greek: ὁπλίτης hoplitēs; pl. ὁπλῖται hoplitai) derives from hoplon (ὅπλον, plural hopla ὅπλα), the name for the type of shield used by the soldiers. However, the shield was more commonly known as an aspis, so the word hopla may refer to the soldiers' weapons or even their full armament. In the modern Hellenic Army, the word hoplite (Greek: oπλίτης) is used to refer to an infantryman.

From ACI Toys:
We are glad to announce another 1/6 scale Power Set "Greek Hoplite 2.0". There are 4 different sets of Greek hoplite accessories. Each of them has unique decal design on the leather armor and the shield. New decoration and crest on the helmet make it different from the Greek Hoplite 1.0. Let build your own Greek army! Enjoy!

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ACI 772 1/6th scale Power Set series - Greek Hoplite 2.0 Components:
Costume: Ancient Greek style tunic with silk print, pair of sandals. Armor: Corinthian helmet with Ancient Greek style relief and crest, Linothorax, pair of Ancient Greek style greaves. Weapon: Greek hoplite xiphos (Die cast metal) with sheath, Greek hoplite shield. Helmet, linothorax and shield is unique for each set. Body and head sculpt are NOT included. "Greek Hoplite 2.0 Power Set" is best fit for the ACI Muscular body "Andrew" and "Bruce". "Greek Hoplite 2.0 Power Set" can also fit 1/6th scale body.

Version A

Version B

Version C

Version D

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