Sunday, November 19, 2017

A long Time Between Games of Napoleonic's


We have not played a game of Napoleonic's for well over a year now and with all these beautifully painted figures lying around it just did not make sense. So Myself and John decided to drag a few battalions from each side and have a very small game of Basic Battles. The rules themselves are as they state 'Basic' and our game was over in just over an hour, though it may have been quicker if not for one rule neither of us really liked. The rules have a special adaptation for Elite and Veteran units where if hit they nullify the first hit, which can be very frustrating. We think that this rule should be changed to say that any double '5's are nullify similar to the ruling for Tercios in Baroque, which would make more sense? As for some of us just rolling a '6' is an accomplishment. 













18 comments:

Jay White said...

Beautiful!

Norm said...

Wonderful armies. I agree about the elites. Rather than being immune to first hits, they would be better taking the hits but then being able to cope better with their impact on the formation.

Phil said...

Once again, splendid armies and very impressive close ups!

Wellybobs said...

Absolutely gorgeous figures. I would want to be using those all the time.

Carlo said...

Beautiful, beautiful figures Nathan. These are truly pretty special mate and it was great that you could get them out for a game after a while. Sensational.

Rodger said...

Absolutely beautiful figures!

Matt Crump said...

Everybody has already said it ......stunning figures, you need to get them out more often 🙂 also sure you are aware but your post comments security is quite a challenge !

Steven Williams said...

I don't play Napoleonics and don't have much of an interest in them, but those are simply stunning models.

Christopher(aka Axebreaker) said...

Absolutely stunning looking figures!!

Christopher

Heinz-Ulrich von Boffke said...

Yep, a wonderful spectacle.

Best Regards,

Stokes

Michał Kucharski said...

Fantastic looking army!

Neil Scott said...

Wonderful looking armies

Squeaks said...

Aye, some great painting, use of colours in the triads spot on.

Lawrence H said...

Lovely-looking game and some fantastic figures.

pancerni said...

I can see the frustration in leaving these figures unused. Part of the problem with doing new things is the amount of time left to enjoy older completed projects. Thanks for the inspiring photos!

Kym (Warburton) Jackson said...

Very nice looking game!

Bec Vinson said...

Thanks for the great comments everyone. John has an amazing collection and these lads are only the tip of the iceberg. We have a few more games planned over the Christmas break and hopefully some larger sized games.....so watch this space.

Regards

Vinnie

David said...

What a wonderful collection there!