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Valkyria Chronicles - Militia Officer Uniform by koach2 Valkyria Chronicles - Militia Officer Uniform :iconkoach2:koach2 7 1 Argent Lake's Coat of Arms by koach2 Argent Lake's Coat of Arms :iconkoach2:koach2 7 3 4th Overseas Division, 'The Argent Legion' by koach2 4th Overseas Division, 'The Argent Legion' :iconkoach2:koach2 124 57 The Battle Grounds II -Fort Battle by koach2 The Battle Grounds II -Fort Battle :iconkoach2:koach2 23 3 The Colour Serjeant -29th Foot by koach2 The Colour Serjeant -29th Foot :iconkoach2:koach2 3 0 Equestrian Fencibles by koach2 Equestrian Fencibles :iconkoach2:koach2 15 1 The Prince of Wales' Own Volunteers, Light Company by koach2 The Prince of Wales' Own Volunteers, Light Company :iconkoach2:koach2 4 0 After a Long Campaign by koach2 After a Long Campaign :iconkoach2:koach2 5 0 Charge----Bayonets! by koach2 Charge----Bayonets! :iconkoach2:koach2 23 13 The Hunt by koach2 The Hunt :iconkoach2:koach2 12 11 The Redcoats by koach2 The Redcoats :iconkoach2:koach2 8 11 Stand of the East Norfolk by koach2 Stand of the East Norfolk :iconkoach2:koach2 28 12 Feelings... by koach2 Feelings... :iconkoach2:koach2 12 5


Ultramarine by CELENG Ultramarine :iconceleng:CELENG 417 14 Infantry from the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) by ManuLaCanette Infantry from the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) :iconmanulacanette:ManuLaCanette 145 16 Bavarian infantryman - 1870-1871 summer outfit by ManuLaCanette Bavarian infantryman - 1870-1871 summer outfit :iconmanulacanette:ManuLaCanette 63 17 Prussian Jager, background by ManuLaCanette Prussian Jager, background :iconmanulacanette:ManuLaCanette 76 5 Highlander by timcatherall Highlander :icontimcatherall:timcatherall 10 0 95th Rifleman by timcatherall 95th Rifleman :icontimcatherall:timcatherall 13 3 Younger Berthold Gregor, Leib-Husaren (Lineart) by Kira-Tsubasafan Younger Berthold Gregor, Leib-Husaren (Lineart) :iconkira-tsubasafan:Kira-Tsubasafan 14 7 A reunion by LeSoldatMort A reunion :iconlesoldatmort:LeSoldatMort 24 0 Emperor's Champion by Hokunin Emperor's Champion :iconhokunin:Hokunin 757 48 Tuka by yagaminoue Tuka :iconyagaminoue:yagaminoue 245 7 VC World Map More Land Edition by ZatGeneral VC World Map More Land Edition :iconzatgeneral:ZatGeneral 8 10 Granaderos by kirocomic Granaderos :iconkirocomic:kirocomic 36 11 .:Blood Knight:. by direndria .:Blood Knight:. :icondirendria:direndria 55 7 Angel of Death by FonteArt Angel of Death :iconfonteart:FonteArt 1,198 96 The Swedish Infantry by U-Joe The Swedish Infantry :iconu-joe:U-Joe 265 47 Napoleonic soldier by basschel Napoleonic soldier :iconbasschel:basschel 6 10
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Valkyria Chronicles - Militia Officer Uniform
Gallian militia officer uniform, Lieutenant from Squad 9. Shock trooper equipment.


About a year ago I found these pixel-based uniform templates on Google, and tried my hand sketching a few things for Valkyria Chronicles, using them as templates. Last week I found said sketched, bloody hated them, and remade them almost from scratch.

Everything, except for the face and overseas cap is mine. The cap was recoloured, and the rest drawn by me. 

You know, after making this, I realised just how awkward, impractical, and downright retarded the design of this uniform and armour is. Not only it's REALLY cumbersome, but it would be extremely counterproductive to wear. According to the VC1 artbook, those plates won't stop bullets. Not only that, but they're quite heavy, limit the user's movement, and all the clanking noise they make would most likely give away your position to anyone miles away.

Oh, and the uniform is blue. The French wore blue in WW1, and we all know how they ended up.

Silly Raita.


I have no idea who made the original templates. I found them on Google long ago. Looking around on DA, I was led to assume it was this guy: grand-lobster-king.deviantart.…
First of, good day to all of you. Tis been a long while since I posted anything here, so I wanted to kinda give you all an idea of what I've  been up to, and what's gonna come in the future.

To be honest, things have been quite... awkward in the last months, specially since I got into college three months ago. But, of course, things started to get weird way before that. In my last entry -september 2012-, I mentioned a charity trip... well, it didn't go as planned. Let's just say I had to do something disgusting. Dear lord...

That aside, I've been getting more and more into modding lately, specially in Mount and Blade: Napoleonic Wars. I've left the BG2 dev team and started working freelance for various mods, such as La Belle Alliance and the War of 1812. That, and I've got myself my own little modding corner in the Flying Squirrel Entertainment forums, called "Mr. Kochi's Skin Warehouse" (…). I've uploaded quite a few British reskins in there, featuring some of the famous, or 'darkest' regiments in the British Peninsular Army, such as the 28th Gloucestershire, the 41st Regiment of Foot and the 82nd "Prince of Wales' Own Volunteers".



In other news, I'm now taking bagpipe lessons. Not Scottish, but Asturian bagpipes, one of the many kinds of Spanish-Celt bagpipes out there. Blasted thing only has 12 notes, and although it looks easy, it's a pain to play. But I adore it! Pity it's too damned noisy to practice at home (had to get a custom made flute to practice), and too bloody expensive to buy my own (800 euros, plus shipping it from Spain).

And, even if I wanted to buy the bagpipe, even if I had the money to do so, I have other priorities for money spending. I -finally- managed to find and sign up in a Napoleonic reenactment group, and since March 16th, I've been marching around in a fancy Spanish uniform, holding a Brown Bess and getting lots of cramps in my arms. Blasted musket is heavy.

Well, that wraps up all I've been doing so far. Right now I'm trying to port NW's models and textures into Garry's Mod, so expect more screenshot stuff quite soon.
  • Listening to: Nel Campu Nacen Flores
  • Reading: Lots and lots of stories
  • Watching: Grimm season 2 is over ;~;
  • Playing: The game of life in college. I bloody hate it
  • Eating: Well, breakfast!
  • Drinking: Oh glorious British Tea, sir!


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Hello there.

I'm James Koach, a Napoleonic Wars reenactor, game modder and university student. In here ye'll find what little I make of art, be it the occasional drawing or Gmod screenshot. It normally isn't a big deal, as I'm more of a developer than an artist, but eh... Why not publishing?

The website attached belongs to The Battle Grounds II mod for Half Life 2. I'm kinda part of the dev team, and there's some of my stuff in the game. Go play it. Best Revolutionary War game I've seen.


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koach2 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
Well, I prefer the Revolutionary War period (1775-1783), rather than the Napoleonic or 7 years war.

Though I find the French and Indian war quite interesting... So many slaughterho- I mean fort sieges and combined European and Native American warfare made it quite an interesting conflict.
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Alpine-Arts Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012  Professional Photographer
Ʌlpine-Ʌrts Sends...

Thank You For Favoring Ʌlpine-Ʌrts!

Please let me know if you have any special requests.

spyromasterjm Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
And also for the watch! :)
spyromasterjm Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012
Thanks for the fav :D, it's appreciated.
Bl1ghtmare Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
happy birthday man! Sorry I'm a tad late.
koach2 Featured By Owner May 8, 2012
Thankee, mate. ;)

And just 4 hours :P
Damn-Yuki Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sir, the lads n' I caught wind that it's yer birthday t'day...we managed to catch a wild llama fer ye, thought ye could use a companion. Hope it isn't to much bother, sir. :salute:
koach2 Featured By Owner May 8, 2012
Haha. Thankee, bloke. Quite appreciated!

:icontrrplz: Heh...
Damn-Yuki Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Our pleasure, sir! :D
MadarasGirlfriend Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you kindly for the :+fav:
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