Having completed a recent WW2 Western Desert game and cleared off both the armies and terrain. I thought with the sandy wargaming mat still on the tabletop it would be a good opportunity to view both Roman and Carthaginian armies on parade. They are both very close to completion. I recon I am about 10 units short of getting to my original goal, and after that their maybe an odd unit added here and there.
All the figures are HaT plastic figures in these armies.
|All painted units on the tabletop. All units are on 4x3 inch bases.|
|Carthaginians with their Elephants|
|Carthaginian light cavalry|
As I get closer to the end of the paining I need to ponder the rules. With most of my projects I generally start with simple rules, One-Hour Wargaming (OHW) springs to mind, but this time I am not so sure. I am very tempted to start with rules from Introduction to Wargaming by Neil Thomas.
|I will most likely use two bases for each unit. The rules suggest each army has 8 units, in which cases I may even be able to stretch it to 3 bases per unit which will make the units look quite sizeable.|
|The likely rules to start with|