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by Wayne Richards
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Swordpoint Rules
Topic: Shielded when shooting
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: Shielded when shooting

Hi Dennis -"troops shooting with bows or crossbows cannot use their shields" (first paragraph p13 main rules)

Troops shooting with hand hurled missiles can use their shields, so the shieldwall benefit would apply.
Cheers W.
by Wayne Richards
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Army Lists
Topic: New to sword point - looking for sample Selucid army
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: New to sword point - looking for sample Selucid army

Here is a suggestion for the Early Persians. Again, a simple balanced list rather than competition tuned. The list gives options to field the army of Cyrus or Xerxes. This one is for Cyrus Commanders 1 x General = 0 pts 5 x Satrap = 100pts Cavalry 1 x 6 Iranian Guard Cavalry with Spear, bow, light a...
by Wayne Richards
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Army Lists
Topic: New to sword point - looking for sample Selucid army
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: New to sword point - looking for sample Selucid army

Hi B - sorry for the delayed response. Here are my suggestions regarding starter lists for the Seleucids/Persians The Seleucid list covers 300BC to 75BC but some troop options are restricted to certain time frames within that. I should note that the list below is what I'd pick for a balanced forced ...
by Wayne Richards
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Past Events
Topic: Reading - One Day Event
Replies: 7
Views: 831

Re: Reading - One Day Event

Many thanks to all who turned up to play, hope you all found it enjoyable/useful. I've popped a few snaps of the games on the facebook pages.
If there is sufficient interest then I will look at organising another one for the Autumn/Winter. Cheers W.
by Wayne Richards
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Classical Armies
Topic: Early and Later Hoplite Armies - tips and hints
Replies: 1
Views: 417

Re: Early and Later Hoplite Armies - tips and hints

Thanks Bob, a useful insight.
by Wayne Richards
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Past Events
Topic: Reading - One Day Event
Replies: 7
Views: 831

Re: Reading - One Day Event

Hi David - I suggest your bring 1,000pts (any period), unless you have arrange otherwise with another player beforehand - for example, I have agreed to play Mike at 1,500pts so he can test his list for Pillage. Cheers W.
by Wayne Richards
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Past Events
Topic: Pompey Pillage. 11th - 12thAugust 2018
Replies: 73
Views: 7742

Re: Pompey Pillage. 11th - 12thAugust 2018

still no idea what I'll be using. W.
by Wayne Richards
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Past Events
Topic: Reading - One Day Event
Replies: 7
Views: 831

Re: Reading - One Day Event

Hi Andrew - you can bring along any army you like, there is no set period. Cheers W.
by Wayne Richards
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Scenario Available
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: New Scenario Available

You can play the scenario with any forces but we write and tested it with Romans vs Barbarians in mind.
Cheers W.
by Wayne Richards
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Past Events
Topic: Reading - One Day Event
Replies: 7
Views: 831

Reading - One Day Event

Folks - just a reminder that there will be Swordpoint tables/gaming at the Reading Wargames club open day on Sunday 8th July. All welcome. Not a competition so an ideal opportunity to try out the rules or a different army. Loan armies will be available is booked in advance. Free parking, free tea/co...

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