Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Wargames Illustrated Issue 308

Just received this through the post and was delighted to find an article about one of the wargames weekends I’d attended with the League of Augsburg in Derby. The article is entitled ‘A Pair of Kings’ and I’m even mentioned in passing (the clue is Huguenots!).
More information on these weekends can be found over at the League of Augsburg site.

Saturday, 11 May 2013

More Huguenots!

Beneath the Lily Banners has rules for commanded shot, small units of single models which set out to disrupt the big battalions. Gamers beware - in the original rules they were a bit on the powerful side but in recent games this has been paired down (which is good as I used to find them annoying little bleepers).
This chap is supposed to represent Captain of Grenadiers de St Sauver from La Meloniere’s battalion. He was sent with some 200 men as part of reinforcements for Sligo in October 1689. They got into a bit of a barney with some Jacobites...