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by A Lot of Gaul
Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Medieval Armies
Topic: Combined Formation ?
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Re: Combined Formation ?

Thanks, Martin! Edward’s post in the Facebook group, depicting the various formation basing options, proved to be very Helpful.

Cheers,
Scott
by A Lot of Gaul
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Shooting and combined formations
Replies: 22
Views: 834

Re: Shooting and combined formations

Glad to hear that we are all on the same page once again, Robin! :)
by A Lot of Gaul
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Shooting and combined formations
Replies: 22
Views: 834

Re: Shooting and combined formations

In response to Robin's post on this subject in the Facebook group (I don't 'do' FB): 1. The unit cannot be Open Order, as the rule clearly states that "the whole unit will count as Close Order if it contains any Close Order troops." 2. I agree that some of the wording in the Combined Formations rule...
by A Lot of Gaul
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Shooting and combined formations
Replies: 22
Views: 834

Re: Shooting and combined formations

Robin - What does the Later Crusader army list say is the proper percentage for this type of combined unit? A combined formation can have 25%, 50%, or 75% archers. As outlined by Martin above, only a single-rank deep combined unit can have all of its bases mixed as you describe, and it would be 50% ...
by A Lot of Gaul
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Infantry Spears
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Infantry Spears

In Swordpoint, a normal spear is the basic default infantry weapon, so there are no special rules or extra dice for troops armed with spears. Troops lacking spears are usually classed as Inferior Fighters. Your second point is correct. Inferior Fighters hit Superior Fighters on a roll of 5, other tr...
by A Lot of Gaul
Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Small scale rules
Replies: 13
Views: 813

Re: Small scale rules

I may be mistaken, but my understanding is that there are currently no plans to produce a separate version of Swordpoint for 15mm. As I indicated above, Swordpoint works perfectly well for 15mm figures as it is, using the existing basing system and other rules as written. After all, 4cm frontage bas...
by A Lot of Gaul
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My Viking Army
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: My Viking Army

Very impressive army! :)
by A Lot of Gaul
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Base widths
Replies: 6
Views: 151

Re: Base widths

Bear in mind that several key elements of the rules, including shooting and HtH combat, are determined by base, or by the number of bases per unit. So if you decide to use large 'diorama' style multi-bases with fewer bases per unit, you would need to make a fair number of modifications to the rules.
by A Lot of Gaul
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: cavalry charge
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: cavalry charge

These earlier threads discuss charging into and out of woods, and LOS into and out of woods:
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viewtopic.php?f=11&t=51
by A Lot of Gaul
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Late Romans
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: Late Romans

A fine looking army, Martin! Any additional pics, close-ups, etc. that you can share?

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