Monthly Archives: May 2015

Double objective – second take

I tested the double objective scenario second time but altered the OOB and board somewhat. This time troops that were involved were 4 infantry battalions and one dragoon regiment for French (dragoons were composed of four bases, each base representing … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – 1813 Empire at Bay

I am quite interested on the late Napoleonic Wars – incidentally, era also related to the accidental occurrence of my first Prussian army of 6th Coalition. Therefore 1813 Empire at Bay by Jonathon Riley (ISBN# 9781783468706) sounded like interesting read … Continue reading

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First year

During the first year, there was quite nice progress considering that I am rather slow painter, and real life has of course taken it´s toll. Not only did I start to paint ancients for Impetus, but Napoleonics have got some reinforcements as … Continue reading

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DSLB Fog of War

One aspect in many miniatures games that I would like to see fixed is the fog of war. More often than not, the enemy dispositions are known before any actual maneuvering takes place. Of course one simple way is to … Continue reading

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Baggage train, part I

So far I have concentrated my painting efforts to field armies that would do the actual fighting, but what would be army without a wagons, beasts of burden and camps? While the progress on the camps is somewhat slow, I have … Continue reading

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Foot artillery on a march

I contemplated earlier about the need for foot artillery limbers because of two reasons. First, it would help to identify when the artillery is on a move, and secondly, it would make sure that foot artillery battery will consume the … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – Warfare in the Ancient World

In search of book about command and troop control, I happened to come by Warfare in the Ancient World from Pen & Sword Publishing by Brian Todd Carey, Joshua B. Allfree and John Cairns (ISBN# 978-1-84884-630-2). Essentially, this is the … Continue reading

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