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by Bob Stradling
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Dark Age Armies
Topic: Vikings - at Warfare 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 16

Vikings - at Warfare 2018

Warfare 2018, was organised by Reading Wargames Club and held in November 2018. It was 1,000 points from the Dark Ages book. I chose Vikings, as I had not used them in a tournament and wanted to set myself a new challenge. To really make them different I decided to chose and army that was totally in...
by Bob Stradling
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Falling back on enemy skirmishers question
Replies: 5
Views: 146

Re: Falling back on enemy skirmishers question

They can fight, they are only destroyed/flee if they lose the combat so that they have a give ground result, that they cannot comply with due to the proximity of enemy troops.

It is quite feasible if the dice go their way that they win the combat.
by Bob Stradling
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Elephants
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: Elephants

You just have to try and make sure your general is near by as the elephants approach.....
by Bob Stradling
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Elephants
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: Elephants

I think the only way they could get a re-roll is if they were veteran, as that allows them to re roll one set of dice during the game, and this can be for cohesion tests.
by Bob Stradling
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Elephants
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: Elephants

All troop types need to take cohesion tests if charged by elephants or if they want to charge an elephant.

Elephants are formed, the only time they can stand and fight is if they are in difficult terrain when the ellie charges.
by Bob Stradling
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: I dont; understand multi-unit combat resolution
Replies: 10
Views: 206

Re: I dont; understand multi-unit combat resolution

Game 1 A is not part of the combat, but is in LoB. B and C lose the combat by 7 (11-4) and then apply the LoB rules. C loses by (7/2) = 3.5 round up to 4 - take a break test and if passed fall back B loses by (7/3) = 2.33 round up to 3 - fallback A as it is not actually in the combat but is in LoB r...
by Bob Stradling
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: I dont; understand multi-unit combat resolution
Replies: 10
Views: 206

Re: I dont; understand multi-unit combat resolution

If EEE goes for some reason then you have two separate combats

AAA and DDD

BBB and CCC facing off against FFF
by Bob Stradling
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: I dont; understand multi-unit combat resolution
Replies: 10
Views: 206

Re: I dont; understand multi-unit combat resolution

Game 1 ABC lose by (2+9-1-1-2) = 7 A has one supporting unit in the battle line so divide result by 2 = 3.5 this needs to be rounded up to 4 = take a break test for b and if passed it falls back - D can follow up or persue if A breaks B has two supporting units in the battles line so divide the resu...
by Bob Stradling
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Shield wall
Replies: 6
Views: 1110

Re: Shield wall

No, they have to make their choice at the start of the battle, to use the shield and get a better defence or to not use the shield and have a stronger attack. Choices, choices....
by Bob Stradling
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Warfare 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2933

Re: Warfare 2018

Well the Vikings have now gone to 2 - 2 in practice games, they seem to like Late Romans ;-)

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