Ah skirmishers, the most disposable of all infantry. But you’ve got to have them, and in somewhat realistic quantities.
One of my slightly back-burner projects is a Dark Age army of those funny British ex-pats living in France, the Bretons. I’ve already done some of the cavalry and infantry, enough to field them as a Lion Rampant force in the meantime while I build up enough for a big-battle ruleset. You can see the […]
Lion Rampant is a skirmish-level game, so really works best when you play scenarios. A straight-up Bloodbath game is fun every once in a while, but the objectives and scenario rules in the book really give the game that feeling of rival barons skirmishing with their neighbours.
So I’ve got a shiny new army: Bretons, currently enough to play Lion Rampant but eventually there will be enough for bigger games like War & Conquest. Miniatures are only half the story though, and I was short on medieval terrain. These guys would need somewhere to fight over.
I’m heading for the home stretch on my current rural/Medieval binge. I’ve done the army and the terrain, and there are a bunch of half-finished buildings on my desk. But what ancient or Medieval setting is complete without some carts? Specifically, for Lion Rampant there’s a scenario where you need to escort or raid a […]