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Trockledockle11 Jul 2022 4:30 a.m. PST

I'm a bit unclear about whether the units have a separate leader or is the figure included in the standard unit. For example would a regular infantry regiment have 12 figures and a leader or 11 and a leader to make up the 12? I ask because some places seem to show 13 figures and some 12 although it is difficult to tell. Of course, it may be a matter of choice as the rules are not prescriptive on unit size.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Jul 2022 4:42 a.m. PST

We always played a unit of 12 was 11 grunts and a leader.

PzGeneral11 Jul 2022 4:49 a.m. PST

+1 Extra Crispy

wpilon11 Jul 2022 5:09 a.m. PST

I don't even use leader figs per se. I just have a Litko death's head marker I drop among the figs when the leader is hit.

Prince Rupert of the Rhine11 Jul 2022 5:31 a.m. PST

Leader is always part of the group so 11+1 for regulars and irregular infantry and 15+1 for tribal infantry and 3+1 for artillery same for cavalry (not that I ever use cavalry as all my games take place in the Tsetse fly zone)

Shark Six Three Zero11 Jul 2022 7:06 a.m. PST

Well that's clear as mud

advocate11 Jul 2022 7:50 a.m. PST

Shark, since all the people who answered the OP gave the same answer (leader is included in the total) I don't understand your response.

Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2022 12:27 p.m. PST

See the chap without a hat & a revolver, leading his 11 men? He's a leader.

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Wargamer Blue11 Jul 2022 5:58 p.m. PST

11+1 for me as well.

Trockledockle12 Jul 2022 2:17 p.m. PST

Thanks to all of you for your comments. 12 including the commander it is.

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