Lion Rampant on Show

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ochoin
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Lion Rampant on Show

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Our annual Train Show is this weekend, where we put on a wargame for two days - this year, Lion Rampant.

This was set during The 100 Years War - somewhere in southern France. Four, competing warbands descended on the County of Toulouse to create mayhem.

But first we had to set-up:

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Each of the 32 point warbands had a camp, located in the corner of the table.

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Some were mainly foot soldiers but one was exclusively mounted:

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The defenders were centred around the Count's castle:

You can see, left, the coveted "Holy Grail' trophy we were competing for.
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Victory points were gained by destroying defender units & the units of rivals. Bonus points were gained by burning villages, capturing fleeing peasants & livestock but the biggest bonus was gained for capturing the good Count & his lady after slaying their paladin in single combat.

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Suffice it to say, a great day of gaming was had, with lots of interest from passing spectators.

The game will be repeated tomorrow.

donald

Figures mostly Tumbling Dice 20mm & Strelets' 1/72. Castle by Zvesda.
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Brilliant! It looks great, especially the undulating terrain.
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That's seriously impressive, Donald.

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Thanks.

The big difference between this show game & the previous 14 is that it's not Big Battle but skirmish.
Because the figure number is relatively low, the terrain needs to be far more prevalent. We think we almost look like one of the model train displays.

Compare a previous Punic War game:

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ochoin wrote: Sat Nov 25, 2023 10:09 am The defenders were centred around the Count's castle:
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Figures mostly Tumbling Dice 20mm & Strelets' 1/72. Castle by Zvesda.
You need a castle in order to be a complete Count. :thumbs:
Kein Plan überlebt den ersten Kontakt mit den Würfeln. (No plan survives the first contact with the dice.)
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Fantastic. I was about to ask if the castle was the zvesda one.
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Fantastic medieval eye candy.


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