Over the weekend some of the Rejects gathered in the Shed-o-War for a game set during the French Wars of Religion. Richard has been creating what I think is a cracking set of rules for playing this period, specifically designed for his 2mm collection of figures. I was going to write a full battle report but both Richard and Ray have beaten me to it and I don't think there is much to be gained by repeating the OOB's and background to the game. Check out their excellent posts on the game at my wargaming habit and Don't Throw a 1
I did however want to share my pictures from this very enjoyable and exciting game. I may have been on the losing side, but the game was so enjoyable I didn't mind being defeated.
|These Pike and Shot units look so good in 2mm.|
|After a short deployment phase the game begins|
|The Huguenot line facing toward the Catholic army|
|Manouver was difficult but not impossible with these rules. They key was timing it right. Next game we will all have a better idea of how to move more effectively.|
|The lines start to get close together.|
|However on the flank things aren't go to plan for either side (but its the Huguenot army that comes off worse)|
|Huguenot reinforcement begins to arrive but may be a little too late to change the outcome.|
|The final positions in what was a very enjoyable and challenging game.|
I had wanted to get this post out earlier in the week but, well, things got away from me! It's been a very busy week at work and the next few look to be similar. Some careful planning will be needed if I am going to drag my schedule back into some semblance of order.