Although never intending to do all the forces for both sides I had always intended to do the Swedes as my main focus and then have a second smaller army to face them. Something to fight alongside other peoples armies.
I had the Danes, Saxons, Prussians and Russians to choose from essentially. Most people go for the Russians, a very large army, won the biggest engagement of the war at Poltava and arguably was the main instigator in defeating the Swedes in the end and starting the War in the beginning, but I wanted something else.
I was looking for a cheap army where I could use basic Spanish Succession type troops, ideally troops that fought alongside other nations so I could use them in conjunction with other players.
So my plan now was for 2 brigades of Saxon foot. One small brigade of horse and a brigade of Polish horse. The Poles would consist of one unit of Hussars, one of Uniformed light Cavalry and one of irregular Cossacks. Below is something like the uniformed "Valaks" I intend to paint.