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by MarkusB
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Polybian Roman
Replies: 28
Views: 6303

Re: Polybian Roman

Hi David, thanks for the answer. The problem (if it is a problem) with Polybians is that the general *has* to go with the Jav Cav, there is only one Jav Cav allowed, AND it is a battleline troop. Could this help the historical symmetrical avoured deployment? On the other hand, the traditional deploy...
by MarkusB
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: General Rules Discussion
Topic: Designer notes query on several different things
Replies: 18
Views: 4353

Re: Designer notes query on several different things

Hi David, I'm liking the answers so far, they make a lot of sense. I hadn't thought about the implications of different movement rates, nor about the untenability of an extreme-wing position... Thanks a lot for the effort!
by MarkusB
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Army List Discussions
Topic: Polybian Roman
Replies: 28
Views: 6303

Polybian Roman

A couple of questions on this list: (1) The general has to be the one allowed Jav Cav element, which is marked as 'battleline'. It's the only example of battleline Jav Cav I could find in all the classic era lists I skimmed through on Meshwesh... Was this done on purpose or is it a typo? (2) I think...
by MarkusB
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: General Rules Discussion
Topic: Designer notes query on several different things
Replies: 18
Views: 4353

Designer notes query on several different things

Another old grognard from Italy here... I downloaded the current version of the rules from WG vault a few days ago and I must say I'm impressed: everything is so logical and clean, and every small moving part seems to interact with everything else in very interesting ways. There are several non-stan...