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by The_Bishop
Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:40 am
Forum: Army Design
Topic: Late Medieval German - 800 points
Replies: 18
Views: 3281

Thanks for all the great replies guys. There are certainly a lot of nice suggestions out there, but probably the most comforting fact is that most of them are only slight tweaks, which says to me that I didn't do all that horribly in my first attempt. To respond to the actual reccomendations, you've...
by The_Bishop
Sat Apr 04, 2009 3:07 am
Forum: Army Design
Topic: Late Medieval German - 800 points
Replies: 18
Views: 3281

Late Medieval German - 800 points

G’day Guys, I’m fairly new to the forum, FoG, and Ancients Wargaming in general; however I’ve been playing Flames of War for a few years and dabbled in a couple of other things before that. Some guys at the local club have gotten into FoG a lot and having looked at a few different armies I really li...
by The_Bishop
Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:50 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Number of troops/fighters in a BG?
Replies: 12
Views: 2276

Claudius, You raise a good point, unfortunately your maths not quite correct. The dice loss for LH/LF is only at impact or melee; not point in handicapping them twice. Also with the Cavalry they only gain one dice per full two bases for the second rank, so that 0.5 should be discounted instead of ro...
by The_Bishop
Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:14 am
Forum: Army Design
Topic: Mongol Captives?
Replies: 39
Views: 8348

As mentioned here are the specifics of why I think Scythed Chariots are the best representation of Mongol Captives. Starting with the Scythed Chariot heading in Special Features: * Are shock troops. - The Captives were, when they were used, forced straight into enemy formations in an effort to make ...
by The_Bishop
Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:13 am
Forum: Army Design
Topic: Mongol Captives?
Replies: 39
Views: 8348

Mongol Captives?

G’day Guys, I’ve been looking pretty seriously at the Mongols recently and have looked into both the Ilkhanid and Tartar lists, but one of the things I have noticed about both the lists is a lack of captives. From what little research I’ve done it seems that the Mongols were famous, not only for the...

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