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by flamingpig0
Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:33 am
Forum: Army Design
Topic: 800 AP Tibetan for the incompetent
Replies: 29
Views: 5158

david53 wrote:Not to sure about this army if you look at the Usk event in the empires book out of 21 teams no Tibetans?
Probably as everyone realised that the theme was 'many armies with heavy weapons and crossbows'
by flamingpig0
Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:11 am
Forum: Army Design
Topic: Late Achaemenid Persian v Alexander's finest
Replies: 4
Views: 1414

Late Achaemenid Persian v Alexander's finest

I have a game shortly where i will be fielding my venerable LAP army against Alexandrian Macedonian. To be honest i am having trouble coming up with a convincing list or strategy, much of the core of the army seems to be very weak under FoG Can those who are more knowledgeable and experienced sugges...
by flamingpig0
Sat Jan 30, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Field of Glory AAR's
Topic: Play up Pompey
Replies: 17
Views: 5764

mbsparta wrote:You must be playing the fantasy version of FoG what with Pompey beating Caesar ... it has to be fantasy.
:wink:

Mike B
Battle of Dyrrhachium-iirc Pompey's only victory over Caesar.
by flamingpig0
Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:57 pm
Forum: Field of Glory AAR's
Topic: Usk Match Reports
Replies: 37
Views: 9165

Confucious say: "What is this wheel of cheese?" The "If I turn 180, because I move faster/as fast as you I can retire away with impunity as you can never catch me in an IGOUGO ruleset" One wonders what, in an actual battle, the assorted peasant infantry would make of the cream of Korean society and...
by flamingpig0
Thu Jan 28, 2010 2:23 pm
Forum: Field of Glory AAR's
Topic: Usk Match Reports
Replies: 37
Views: 9165

nikgaukroger wrote:So not a wheel at all :shock:
So perhaps Red Leicester as opposed to Gorgonzola
nikgaukroger wrote:Can a Tibetan army have a Prayer Wheel of Cheese? 8)
In period against all those crossbows and heavy weapons i don't think they have a prayer.
by flamingpig0
Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:19 am
Forum: Field of Glory AAR's
Topic: Usk Match Reports
Replies: 37
Views: 9165

Derdertkd95 wrote:Confucious say:

"What is this wheel of cheese?"
A Tibetan monk might say it is the sound of one rule set breaking.
by flamingpig0
Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:41 am
Forum: Field of Glory AAR's
Topic: Usk Match Reports
Replies: 37
Views: 9165

Up to the usual standard of fun.

But what is this wheel of cheese that you speak of?

The unilluminated wish to know.
by flamingpig0
Thu Jan 21, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: Field of Glory : Renaissance Wars : General Discussion
Topic: I’ve never played DBR
Replies: 10
Views: 2730

Re: I’ve never played DBR

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3 figs to a base would be acceptable as well - formations of the period were quite loose and many 15mm figures are quite chunky these days :shock:


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Does that count for pikemen as well?
by flamingpig0
Sat Dec 12, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: Field of Glory : Ancient & Medieval Era 3000 BC-1500 AD : General Discussion
Topic: Worst Value Unit so far..
Replies: 34
Views: 4660

Re: Worst Value Unit so far..

rbodleyscott wrote:
madaxeman wrote:
rbodleyscott wrote:
Isn't threatening dissidents with ECT a little Soviet?
by flamingpig0
Sun Nov 01, 2009 4:08 pm
Forum: Army Design
Topic: Swifter than Dragons
Replies: 19
Views: 3333

dave_r wrote:The Urartians are so bad that even Phil is thinking he won't take them to the next competition.
Say it ain't so!

I hav a a Urartian Army that is yet to take the field in FoG; it had very definite Turkey like qualities in DBM. I had hoped it would reprieve itself in the new era
by flamingpig0
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:16 am
Forum: Modelling
Topic: Sassanid Levy
Replies: 5
Views: 1556

Spartacus wrote:I think you maybe getting confused with "Blue Meanies" led by a floating glove in Yellow submarine. :?

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Could be an idea for an 'interesting' general figure
by flamingpig0
Tue Sep 29, 2009 9:53 pm
Forum: Field of Glory AAR's
Topic: 6 Games from IWF Rome on Madaxeman.com
Replies: 16
Views: 7009

MARVIN_THE_ARVN wrote:Nice reports and some valid points regarding the micro-measuring of angles and distances, too much of this in a game puts me off FOG.
With that and the 'Late Roman' competition armies consisting of numerous units it's beginning to seem like 5th Edition WRG all over again! :shock:
by flamingpig0
Mon Sep 28, 2009 1:23 pm
Forum: Modelling
Topic: Sassanid Levy
Replies: 5
Views: 1556

How about a rastafarian colour scheme?
by flamingpig0
Sat Sep 26, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Modelling
Topic: Nude Elephants
Replies: 2
Views: 891

Nude Elephants

Is anyone aware of a source of 15mm African Elephants in their natural state without howdah or crew?
by flamingpig0
Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:14 am
Forum: Modelling
Topic: Dailami
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Dailami

Can anyone suggest suitable 15mm figures for armoured Dailami?
by flamingpig0
Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Field of Glory AAR's
Topic: Ancient Britons Vs Early Germans
Replies: 16
Views: 6696

One would like to ask what historical reference you used to accuse the Germans of being of more offensive body odour than your Britons were. I believe it is the testimony of one Phil Barker, although he only claims that they were slightly smelly. Germans mainly blonde, shaggy and slightly smelly , ...
by flamingpig0
Thu Sep 03, 2009 5:49 am
Forum: Field of Glory : Ancient & Medieval Era 3000 BC-1500 AD : General Discussion
Topic: Empires of the Dragon
Replies: 128
Views: 26307

Are Song Chinese infantry HF or MF? I am trying to work out if i need to start planning an extensive basing session.
by flamingpig0
Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: Field of Glory : Ancient & Medieval Era 3000 BC-1500 AD : General Discussion
Topic: Italian Ostrogothic Allies
Replies: 6
Views: 1571

Can I also put in a plea for an Ostrogothic Ally List; if only as part of an equal opportunities policy for 'special needs' Germanic armies.
by flamingpig0
Tue May 26, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: Field of Glory AAR's
Topic: Madaxeman Invitational
Replies: 3
Views: 2672

Re: Madaxeman Invitational

madaxeman wrote:LRR vs Illyrians and LRR vs Parthians now posted on Madaxeman.com.

Tim

Well up to standard!
by flamingpig0
Fri May 22, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: Army Design
Topic: Blood and Gold (Americas)
Replies: 37
Views: 11326

Re: Blood and Gold (Americas)

They practised phallic worship, body tattooing, peirced both ears and noses, and shaved the front, top and sides of their heads! To add to this, they practised the art of head elongation and they often filed their teeth into razor like blades and painted them black. This naturally, gave them an all...

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