|Spanish Infantry marching to the sound of the guns|
This method did seem to work better and we cracked on through turns very quickly, so we could better get a grasp of how the rules work. Our little band of intrepid gamers are already users of the AWI version of these rules, British Grenadier and the SYW version Die Kreigkunst so the basic concepts of the rules are not too hard to grasp.
The only real issue was one of frontages with a twenty (actual) figure unit putting out the firepower of 30 on a shorter front if double ranked, still a working in progress to solve this one.
The perfect set of rules for me were the Hard Pounding Computer Rules, sadly they never successfully made the conversion from Atari ST to PC, the search goes on.
|The Portuguese Infantry arrive.|
I wanted something simple and straightforward to test our GdeB skills so I picked this battle from the very fine Scenario Books sold by Caliver Books specifically designed for the rule set, this action is in book 2.
An historical action set in the Pennisular Was in 1811, a simple attack and defend game.