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by MartinG
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Allies
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Re: Allies

See the section on use of allies in the errata.
by MartinG
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Warfare 2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2152

Re: Warfare 2018

Andy Sherwell will be using Late Romans.
by MartinG
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Update to Movement Rules
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Update to Movement Rules

The following has been posted to the errata on the GB website: Swordpoint Movement Clarifications All movement is measured from the start position of the centre front of the unit to the end position of the same point, including following changes of formation. A formed unit which moves must move forw...
by MartinG
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Medieval Armies
Topic: Medieval French
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: Medieval French

Schiltrons are blocks of spearmen, the "Common Folk" in the list.
In your combined formation (see rules and errata) your crossbowmen will be behind the spearmen. Usually crossbowmen cannot shoot other than from a front rank, but in this formation they can shoot even from behind the spears.
by MartinG
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My Viking Army
Replies: 8
Views: 1583

Re: My Viking Army

Yes they are likely to show up at Warfare. I think there are 4 berserkers in the mix.
by MartinG
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Swindon Event February 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 249

Re: Swindon Event February 2019

Think its either 7 or 8-not in work so can't check. I know of another who will be coming, others said they would but haven't booked yet. If they don't, then it won't be chariots!
by MartinG
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Medieval Armies
Topic: War of eth Roses - Men at Arms and Retinue archers
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: War of eth Roses - Men at Arms and Retinue archers

The somewhat flippant answer to the first question is that the lists were originally written by a Frenchman. You can upgrade one unit to Household as per the mounted version. Yes the Welsh should be spearmen not billmen.
by MartinG
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Army Lists
Topic: Lancastrians
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: Lancastrians

Mixed units look right but crossbows don't. You can't use stakes in a mixed unit. Unit composition is a personal thing, try it both ways and see which you prefer. More captains equals more dice, but if your key combat units have them you can get away with the rest. Artillery can be useful, especiall...
by MartinG
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Stakes
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: Stakes

No they are only for archers.
by MartinG
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medievla English/WOtr figures
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Medievla English/WOtr figures

If you are a purist, then probably no, but in reality no one is going to worry too much. Only the knights are likely to be in totally incorrect gear, though the retinue archers will also be anachronistic.

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