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by ethan
Tue Mar 11, 2008 3:43 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Worked example of large melee
Replies: 17
Views: 2258

The only problem that the base by base method throws up is when one side is losing 1 dice per 3.
by ethan
Mon Mar 10, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Question concerning disengaging from melee
Replies: 43
Views: 5543

Why not just let the more forceful HI types charge right through your skirmish screen? Because they are only allowed to do so if they are shock troops and would contact non-skirmishers and even then only if they fail a CMT. This is because it was not standard practice to charge through your own ski...
by ethan
Mon Mar 10, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Question concerning disengaging from melee
Replies: 43
Views: 5543

Why not just let the more forceful HI types charge right through your skirmish screen?
by ethan
Mon Mar 10, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Question concerning disengaging from melee
Replies: 43
Views: 5543

This actually seems reasonably ok to me and creates some interesting tactical choices. You can eithe have the skirmishers attached directly to the heavies as on BG in which case it is trivial to get them away whenever you want. Disadvantage is that they are more tied to the foot. If you want to skir...
by ethan
Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: Field of Glory : Ancient & Medieval Era 3000 BC-1500 AD : General Discussion
Topic: Advice with skirmishing cavalry
Replies: 30
Views: 4783

Small numbers seem to be of limited value. In an army like Seleucid it seems more worthwhile to take the few Skythians as Cv than LH.
by ethan
Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: Army Design
Topic: Army Design Theory
Replies: 4
Views: 2226

OK well I will step out on a limb and post my early thoughts. These are based solely on Hellenistic/Classical period stuff, so may not be appropriate elsewhere: - I have come around to the idea that putting out the big heavy troops in the second, and perhaps even first, quarter is probably the way t...
by ethan
Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: Army Design
Topic: Army Design Theory
Replies: 4
Views: 2226

Army Design Theory

I would be interested in seeing what some of the more experienced FoG players have to share on actually buying and arranging an effective army list.

Anyone have any advice, examples (good or bad), or general thoughts on army lists and orders of march?

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