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by MartinG
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Classical Armies
Topic: Amemdments to lists
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: Amemdments to lists

Yes that is correct.
by MartinG
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Rule queries and General observations
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Rule queries and General observations

Hi Hon, Ok I understand what you are saying about the skirmishers. Remember close fighting infantry are not the best choice to drive off skirmishers, cavalry or your own skirmishers should perform this task for you. There is a difference between turning to flank (change face) and turning to rear (ab...
by MartinG
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Rule queries and General observations
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Rule queries and General observations

Well, there do seem to be some questions in amongst the criticisms and I will try to answer these where I can. Remember for a single large combat to occur there must be units that are fighting (overlapping) two or more enemy units, without these "bridges" you just have a series of individual combats...
by MartinG
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: camelry
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Re: camelry

No as it is the smelly obstacle that gives the benefit.
by MartinG
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Medieval Armies
Topic: New Amendments to Lists
Replies: 0
Views: 47

New Amendments to Lists

The following has just been added to the errata:
Christian Crusaders and Crusading Military Orders:
No more than two units of Archers may be fielded, other Archers must be in formation with Spearmen.
Medieval English:
There must be at least one base of Men-at Arms for every three bases of Archers.
by MartinG
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Classical Armies
Topic: Amemdments to lists
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Amemdments to lists

New amendments just added to the errata: Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome: Due to their superior training and self-confidence, Drilled legionaries may elect not to close up when within 8" of enemy, and may continue at their full movement rate. If they charge more than 4" into combat, they wil...
by MartinG
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Rule Changes
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Re: Rule Changes

The rule is as written. Others are inferior fighters if specified so by their army list.
by MartinG
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Rule Changes
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Re: Rule Changes

A shield does not count as a melee weapon, so yes. There are no points changes.
by MartinG
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Rule Changes
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Rule Changes

The following changes have just been uploaded to the online errata on the Gripping Beast site: Page 9: Formed Troops: Change third and fourth sentence to read: A formed unit is one that is at least as wide as the minimum number of bases for its type (see table on page 8). When a formed unit falls be...
by MartinG
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Medieval Armies
Topic: aztec questions
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: aztec questions

1) The sources we used suggested that the Mayans were regular users of quilted fabric armour, while the Aztecs were not.
2) Yes

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