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by Snowcat
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Tibetan
Replies: 20
Views: 3917

Re: Tibetan

David Kuijt wrote:Okay, now I have to paint up my new Khurasan Tibetan army.
That'd be just after the Middle Assyrians, right? ;)
by Snowcat
Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Tibetan
Replies: 20
Views: 3917

Re: Tibetan

Ah, a well-informed and thoughtful reply to my very own personal Avar grumble - it's like drinking fine whiskey!

Thanks Andreas - excellent to read your thoughts here.

Cheers!
by Snowcat
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Tibetan
Replies: 20
Views: 3917

Re: Tibetan

I might also mention that Duncan Head has wondered aloud if the Tibetan army was ever quite so cataphract-heavy as conventional wargamer wisdom has it even in the grandest imperial days: apparently contemporary Tibetan art shows too many more lightly equipped horsemen to confidently dismiss them al...
by Snowcat
Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Meshwesh Keywords and Search Terms
Replies: 30
Views: 7631

Re: Meshwesh Keywords and Search Terms

It'd be nice if "Spartan" brought up some variant of Early Hoplite Greek. Undoubtedly analogously for various other poleis. Speaking of which, where is the Early Hoplite Spartan list? I hope they're not represented by the Early Hoplite Greek: Other list. The Spartans of Thermopylae and Plataea are ...
by Snowcat
Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Early Imperial Roman Auxilia as Raiders
Replies: 11
Views: 2192

Re: Early Imperial Roman Auxilia as Raiders

Caledonians light chariots are battle taxis; I didn't try any list with lots of battle taxis yet (just a lone stand representing the old-fashioned, exhibitionist general of a warlike gallic horde in 220 BC), but they don't seem too scary for light infantry... Did I play them (well, OK: it) wrong? A...
by Snowcat
Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Early Imperial Roman Auxilia as Raiders
Replies: 11
Views: 2192

Re: Early Imperial Roman Auxilia as Raiders

Just looking at the tables and without any test match, I would use Light Foot against Warband/Warrior. They are not shattered if beaten, cost less , have more speed, the same combat factors and do not suffer the -1 in difficult terrain. These are my Auxilia Palatina ! My two cents Just as long as t...
by Snowcat
Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: General Rules Discussion
Topic: Rear support design philosophy
Replies: 3
Views: 1303

Re: Rear support design philosophy

Go on Viking, I dare you to say "no".

*runs away*


;)
by Snowcat
Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Army composition for inexperienced players
Replies: 12
Views: 4640

Re: Army composition for inexperienced players

I like Bill's idea too.

Cheers.
by Snowcat
Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Avars
Replies: 2
Views: 823

Re: Avars

Thanks for that.

I think the basic list needs more Slav foot.

Cheers
by Snowcat
Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Avars
Replies: 2
Views: 823

Avars

Just wondering if there are extra details for the Avar list, e.g. internal allies: Slavs, Bulgars.

Cheers