A relief bringing cool breeze* swept lazily over the hot, dusty plains of Dorylaeum in the summer of 1097. To the east stood the forces of Kilij Arslan upon their innumerable steeds. To the west stood the glittering battle line of Bohemond's vanguard of crusaders, protecting the camp that lay directly behind them by the … Continue reading Battle Report – The Battle of Dorylaeum (1097)
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Battle Report – Crusaders and Saracens with TtS!
It's been quite a while since I've played a game and even longer since I played a game of TtS so since I have recently finished a slew of crusades forces it seemed a good time to get a game on the table. This game fit nicely on the kitchen table with a 12x8 grid … Continue reading Battle Report – Crusaders and Saracens with TtS!
The Battle of Nicaea – May 1097
To tie in with my post on the history of the battle and siege of Nicaea in the First Crusade, I thought it would be a good time to play a small battle set up in a similar way. As a ruleset I used Soldiers of God and I'll give some further thoughts on that … Continue reading The Battle of Nicaea – May 1097
For King and Parliament First Outing
This morning I was able to get FK&P onto the table for the first time. Been working on the ECW troops for the last year so it's good to finally get them out. Unfortunately the second table I'd ordered didn't arrive but was able to get a decent setup using the one I had and … Continue reading For King and Parliament First Outing
Saladin and Richard meet again!
Continuing on with my delve into past photos and battle reports, here follows another report between the Crusaders and Saracens, this time using the Soldiers of God ruleset. I should mention that these reports and pictures were all originally published on the superb Pendraken Forum. I have a thread there for the Crusades project. Following … Continue reading Saladin and Richard meet again!
Richard vs Saladin – The First (Official) Encounter
I've played a few battles with the Crusades armies using the Hail Caesar ruleset. I've found its worked well and provided fun battles. Sadly I didn't take much by way of pictures from them so don't have anything to show in relation to a battle report. I'll be sure to do so if I use … Continue reading Richard vs Saladin – The First (Official) Encounter