Wednesday 30 November 2011

2nd battle of Murowski-Staag

 Marshal Ney leads the French cavalry to doom.........................
 My new (metal) French Cuirassier unit
 Side view
 Evil Russian horde - part of the new painting commission
 My jaegars out front but the rest are now Ken's.
 French cavalry brigade that obviously got wiped out
 French in L'Ordre Mixed..........for all the good it did them
 Artillery and Bavarians
 Into the valley of death road the slaphead....................
 Right, as many of you know I am no wargamer, but I am confused.  Please see picture above. The French got 11 dice but teh Russians got 16. How?  Same number of figures, same number being able to fight.  If I continue with this wargaming malarkey I dont think I'll use Blackpowder.
The result was as expected. In other words I lost all my cavalry but my infantry were pretty much holding their own but my entire left flank was about to be rolled up by the victorious Russian cavalry division.

Hope you like the pictures.

Monday 21 November 2011

Ken's Russians

Finished a large commission a month ago for a division of Russians with Cuirassiers for my friend Ken.
 8 x 24 figure infantry battalions, including two jaegar
 Three brigade stands
 And a divsional command - below
 Flags are by GMB, basing by me.
 All in all I am quite pleased with them.
 Problem is Ken wants to "road test" them a week Tuesday................................
 With my generalship and inability to read a rule book I see my French getting a hammering
The guns are by Front Rank with Foundry crews.

Hope you like them.

News on the Poles soon and a report of my defeat.