"Pike and Shot Element?" Topic
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|robert piepenbrink ||16 Feb 2017 12:29 p.m. PST|
Guys, can anyone steer me to a DBA clone or variant in which a block of pikes with two sleeves of shot is a single element instead of three? I know I've seen such,but of course they're not surfacing now when they're needed, and it's hard doing a "proper" battle otherwise.
|GildasFacit ||16 Feb 2017 2:06 p.m. PST|
Humberside extensions – 1500-1900 ? DBA-HX
Now, I think, split into 1500-1700 & 1700-1900. One, at least, is done a la DBA3.
Now to be found on Fanaticus
|GrumpyOldMan||16 Feb 2017 2:07 p.m. PST|
If you have a look at the Humberside Extensions, this could be what you're after (the Shot troop type is "either alone, bordering, or integrated with, pikes"):-
| timurilank ||16 Feb 2017 2:17 p.m. PST|
The variant has been upgraded for use with DBA3.
The link will take you to a recent engagement using the combination of pike and shot on the same base.
This variant now inlcudes the period 1670 – 1700 with additional army lists.
Send an email note (timurilank (at) aol (dot) com) with DBA-HX 1670 – 1700 in the subject line and I can email you a copy.
|Thomas Thomas||17 Feb 2017 12:04 p.m. PST|
Thanks for taking the effort to upgrade DBA-HX to DBA 3.0 standards.
I did the same for HOTT and it has really helped unify the DBX community locally.
Thomas J. Thomas
Fame and Glory Games
| timurilank ||17 Feb 2017 1:05 p.m. PST|
There are still blocks of time not covered by this variant, but those hopefully will be taken care of in the near future by others.
I am of the opinion that Tony will cover the period 1500 – 1700 with an eventual upgrade of DBR-RRR and Phil's own Horse, Foot and Guns handles the massed armies of 1850 to 1900 nicely.
Rather than duplicate effort, I am focusing on a flexible campaign system for use with DBA-HX3.
|dave8365 ||10 Mar 2017 6:20 p.m. PST|
I have been tinkering with the concept of the single stand pike and shot unit for a while; one of the ideas I liked best was to adapt the war wagon type to the pike and shot role. The front edge is 2 BW wide; shooting factor of 3 or 4 and combat factor of 4 against all troop types; may initiate combat; quick killed by artillery, warband, and knights; when attacked frontally by a single unit 1 BW wide, that unit counts as overlapped.
The also allows you to model a unit which has some semblence to a pike and shot unit.
|Olivero ||17 Mar 2017 10:32 a.m. PST|
Robert, the newest version ist newer then than the version online at fanaticus?