Posts Tagged ‘TtS’

Skirmish at Isentium

Posted on November 14th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Today I decided I needed a game come what may so I decided to give a solo game a try. I’ve not done much of this in the past but I think this may be the way forward for me. I’ve missed a lot of games with the Rejects this year due o unfortunate timing …

To the Strongest for the Anglo Zulu War

Posted on November 11th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

So the Zulu madness continues. For the last couple of months I have been tinkering with various ideas for a set of Zulu War rules. I started out conventionally enough by looking at lots of different rule sets that were already available. None felt righ…

Play testing the Line-Exchange rules

Posted on October 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

I should have known the Young Padawan would be reluctant to face my Macedonian Pikemen again, so instead I have had to resort to some solo play-testing of the ‘new’ Maniple Line-Exchange rules. The whole exercise took less than an hour and quickly demo…

Play testing the Line-Exchange rules

Posted on October 7th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

I should have known the Young Padawan would be reluctant to face my Macedonian Pikemen again, so instead I have had to resort to some solo play-testing of the ‘new’ Maniple Line-Exchange rules. The whole exercise took less than an hour and quickly demo…

Maniple Line-Exchange in TtS!

Posted on October 4th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

My recent game against the Padawan (The Battle of Beneventum) highlighted a problem with the way Maniples work in the original version of To the Strongest. Unbeknown to me this very problem had already been addressed in an update providing a new ‘solut…

Maniple Line-Exchange in TtS!

Posted on October 4th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

My recent game against the Padawan (The Battle of Beneventum) highlighted a problem with the way Maniples work in the original version of To the Strongest. Unbeknown to me this very problem had already been addressed in an update providing a new ‘solut…

Cretan Archers: Veteran Light Infantry

Posted on October 1st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The skill of the bowmen of Crete was well known and consequently were used in many different armies in the ancient world. The earliest depiction of these skilled bowmen comes from the Minoans and it shows them using both simple and double-convex bow de…

Cretan Archers: Veteran Light Infantry

Posted on October 1st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

The skill of the bowmen of Crete was well known and consequently were used in many different armies in the ancient world. The earliest depiction of these skilled bowmen comes from the Minoans and it shows them using both simple and double-convex bow de…

Battle of Beneventum 275BCE

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

I’ve finally got my Pyrrhic army out onto the games table, a mere six months after finishing it! Today the Padawan and I played out a battle based very loosely on the Battle of Beneventum.  The tactical setup mirrored the battle but we u…

Battle of Beneventum 275BCE

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

I’ve finally got my Pyrrhic army out onto the games table, a mere six months after finishing it! Today the Padawan and I played out a battle based very loosely on the Battle of Beneventum.  The tactical setup mirrored the battle but we u…