|German forces launch an attack across a river|
|A couple of Churchill tanks, recently purchased, make it on the tabletop|
|At my local office stationary supplier I found some blank study cards which I can use to create my cards. There about 100 cards for $3.|
- A unified command structure under the King - Allows Royalist forces to make 1 additional action each turn.
- Any action in a region next to Thames Vally (and London) - Allows Parliament to field an additional foot unit.
- Envy amongst Royalist commanders - Reduce Royalist actions 1 each turn.
- The Queen successful at raising funds in Europe - For the remainder of the year Royalist forces can field 1 extra unit of their choice.
- Parliament able to negotiate a deal with the Scots - For the remainder of the year Parliamentarian forces can field 1 extra unit of their choice.
- The Navy supports Parliament - Any battle in a region next to the sea allows Parliament to field an extra unit.
- Prince Rupert commanding - Royalist forces can field an extra cavalry unit.
- Loyalties change - A unit switches sides on the eve of battle.
- Bad weather - Artillery units get bogged and fail to turn up for battle.
- A fiery sermon - Parliamentarian army resolve increased by 1.
- Cromwell leading the cavalry (1644 and onwards) - Half the Parliamentarian cavalry can be treated as Gallopers.
- Excise duties applied by Parliament to fund armies - For the remainder of the year Parliamentarian forces can field 1 extra unit of their choice.
- Sickness breaks out - Reduce force by 1 infantry or cavalry unit.
- Support from wealth Royalist Commander - Royalist forces have 1 additional unit.
- Fortress located nearby - Force gets an additional artillery unit.
- Took a wrong turn - 1 to 3 units (D3 dice roll) arrive on turn 3.
- Clubman risings (1644 onwards) - For the remainder of the year forces field 1 less unit of their choice.
- Army pay delayed - Reduce force by 1 infantry or cavalry unit.
For each battle 1 card will be drawn from the pack. Those cards with dates specified will be aded to the pack when the campaign moves into the year. Hopefully I will be able to add a few more cards and any suggestions are welcome.
And finally, a quick shout-out for another blog which is also posting an ECW campaign - 1642 And All That - and comes with a very rich narrative (including a fun bit on 17th Century insults).