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by Rod
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 11
Views: 98

Re: Column flank attack clarification

- The combat factors before rolling are Pk: 2 (+3 vs foot, no rear support because of flank contact, -1 for flank contact) vs HF: 4 (+4 vs foot) Bill, you are right, I skimmed this line to fast because there is rear support. The skirmisher attack has to be done first and only if it wins does it str...
by Rod
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Terrain and Map Building
Topic: Villages for Histroricon Themed Events
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Villages for Histroricon Themed Events

Gave me reason to base these 6mm buildings up.
by Rod
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 11
Views: 98

Re: Column flank attack clarification

Skirmishers, Light Foot and Raiders all more expensive, but I try not to let Big Al leave home without some :)
by Rod
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 11
Views: 98

Re: Column flank attack clarification

Check out the Rabble Troop type, available in many hoplite armies.

Cheap, but very useful for covering the flanks of Pike block formations.
by Rod
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 11
Views: 98

Re: Column flank attack clarification

This particular situation illustrates one of the reasons for the flank rule in Triumph. In Triumph an stand of troops is a large enough body of troops that it does actually have a flank, i.e. a single element getting hit in the flank suffers a flank penalty. there is no free turn to face when touche...
by Rod
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Rules Questions
Topic: Column flank attack clarification
Replies: 11
Views: 98

Re: Column flank attack clarification

Alan, If I understood your details correctly, yes I would say you got is all right. - The question: This close combat can still happen, even though the Sk has already provided a flank contact penalty to the other Pk and may have caused it to be destroyed when it fell back? Yes, keep in mind the play...
by Rod
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Painting Miniatures
Topic: Gripping Beast Plastic
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Gripping Beast Plastic

A couple Skirmishers from the Gripping Beast Plastic Archers box.
by Rod
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General Ancient and Medieval History Discussion
Topic: Have you tried a Bronze Age / Bilical era game yet?
Replies: 4
Views: 85

Re: Have you tried a Bronze Age / Bilical era game yet?

Big difference between DBA and Triumph though, DBA did not have Chariots :P They were just Cavalry or Knights on square bases. So the tactics would be similar to medieval armies. In Triumph they work a quite a bit differently and it is often useful to use them in combination with the foot troops bec...
by Rod
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Camps, Scratch-building and Modeling
Topic: huts trom Astor:
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Re: huts trom Astor:

I have ordered from Warbases before, great company.

Great looking building.
by Rod
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Grand TRIUMPH!
Topic: Grand Triumph! Doubles Challenge - Historicon 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Re: Grand Triumph! Doubles Challenge - Historicon 2019

"Meet the Spartans" Brian Peruski and Rod Cain are in.....

In fact I can't get Brian to stop texting about how excited he is that the doubles event is on!!!! :P

And is this the official pre-game trash talking thread?