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Arcane Steve12 Apr 2021 3:33 a.m. PST

The latest addition to my War of the Roses army is a Bombard from Perry Miniatures. The intention is to use it in a game of 'Nevermind the Bill Hooks' and Andy Callan, has come up with some thoughts on rules. I suspect it will only appear as part of some scenario driven game! If you would like to know more about how I built and painted the model click on the following links:

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I hope that you find the blogs useful

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Puster Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Apr 2021 3:41 a.m. PST

Thats a fine minidiorama, and a nice siege gun. Certainly not something you would rig for a field battle :-)

Eumelus Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2021 4:46 a.m. PST

Superb job. I especially like the attention to realistic details such as the dirty bottom of the mantlet and the powder burns in front of the piece. When one see these details one says "of course, that's just how it would appear", but well done to have thought of them.

McLovin12 Apr 2021 5:59 a.m. PST

Very nice.

MajorB12 Apr 2021 8:11 a.m. PST

Thats a fine minidiorama, and a nice siege gun. Certainly not something you would rig for a field battle :-)

Yep, definitely siege only. They had wheeled carriages for field use in the WOTR:

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Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2021 3:20 p.m. PST

Lovely piece!

Bandolier12 Apr 2021 3:32 p.m. PST

Nicely done!
I like how the base is done like a diorama/vignette.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2021 4:14 p.m. PST

Great model! Would be a nice objective, say, for an army trying to break a siege – I have some ACW mortar boats which also have no place on the gaming table ordinarily but make great objectives

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2021 5:02 p.m. PST

Very nice!

saltflats192912 Apr 2021 5:50 p.m. PST

Awesome!

Archon6415 Apr 2021 10:36 p.m. PST

I particularly love the sun-shaped target painted on the pavise to assist counter battery fire. Or am I over-thinking it?

Arcane Steve26 Apr 2021 3:23 a.m. PST

Thank you for all of your comments. Yes, the gun is certainly more of a siege gun than a field piece. I suspect that I will only use it as part of a scenario in one of our games. I do wonder whether any of this type of gun was used in a prepared defensive line in any of the major battles. It obviously makes sense to use the smaller wheeled field pieces to give mobility but in The Second Battle of St Albans, Warwick had prepared positions and I think the Lancastrians also had a prepared defensive line at Northampton. The good news is That I have three smaller wheeled guns for my army!
Yes, the Sun would make a good aiming point but I'm not sure if counter battery fire was a major issue back then!

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