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French meet Austria – part II

Of course, situation being as interesting as it turned out to be – superior Austrians being defeated by French, I had to give it a go as French as well. This time however, my strategy differed from that of my … Continue reading

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French meet Austria – part I

Somewhere in the plains of German states, French¬†vanguard contacted strong Austrian force that had, fortunately for the French, limited cavalry support. French commander immediately sent the troops to engage the Austrians, who were not unprepared themselves. Austrian commanders were quite … Continue reading

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Porus versus Alexander and a bit of Roman civil war

Two quick games of Basic Impetus were played, this time Indian army versus Alexander and his Macedonians. Both has opportunity to play both sides so I think it was quite equal – not to mention fun. Of course, I had … Continue reading

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Debut of Porus

I am glad to introduce the great army of the great king Porus for Basic Impetus. It took much less of an effort to paint the indians than I thought, once I got up to speed. As the army currently … Continue reading

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India – part V

Indian armies are predominantly archers combined with elephants. Chariots and cavalry have their role, but there is not so much in a way of skirmishers – one could say that Indian skirmisher would just be a bit more loose formation … Continue reading

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India – Part IV

Now it is time to turn to the real plodders of indian army. It is quite evident that they have significant amounts of rather questionable¬†infantry – for example VBU 3, C class bowmen. Individually perhaps rubbish, but cheap and plentiful. … Continue reading

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India – Part III

Previously I started the long and tedious progress on the indian army, and have finished the indian War Elephants and bowmen. Now it is time to take up the next one, and concentrate on the second force that indians used … Continue reading

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