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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2019 4:19 p.m. PST

The Hittite king, Muwattalis, decided to send a punitive force to chastise the upstart Mycenaeans at their base of Millawanda.

The Hittite army was large & mobile and was comprised of Hatti, Shasu & Mitannian subject people & Sea Peoples' mercenaries. It was a little lacking in quality & light troops were over represented. The Mycenaeans, under Wanax Agamemnon, were a smaller but superior force with generally better armour.

In the resulting battle, the Hittites tried to use their numbers by holding the centre with infantry & enveloping their Greek enemy on both flanks with chariots (light & heavy) & their new fangled camel cavalry. The Mycenaeans used their central force of Defensive spears, Armoured Swords & Offensive Spears, well supported by bows, to carve through the centre to victory

Rules were Field of Glory: Ancients. We also used event cards with success (eg "The gods protect us!: raise the armour rating of one BG for a game turn" etc)

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the centre.

Figures 1/72 & 20mm. Mostly Caesar plastics & Newline metals

Karellian Knight13 May 2019 5:03 a.m. PST

Magnificent! Proper size figures for a good size battle.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP13 May 2019 5:05 a.m. PST

Great looking Big Battle

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