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Sunday, 8 January 2017

More Sumerian Battle Cars

Here are four more Sumerian battle cars or chariots which we used in our Sumerian game last week. I've just finished basing and photographing them. All crew, chariots and onagers are by Castaway Arts.

Monday, 2 January 2017

Sumerian L'Arte de la Guerre Game

View of initial deployment

Army of Ur advances

Archers and skirmishers exchange fire

Archers and skirmishers charge

Royal Guard of Lagash

Last Monday afternoon Craig came over to my place and we played a 200 point Sumerian L'Arte de la Guerre (ADLG) game - our first game for 2017. We had similar Sumerian armies, Craig commanded the army of Lagash and was the defender, while I commanded the army of Ur and was the attacker. The spearmen of Lagash counted as armed with pavise which added a +1 to their protection but we forgot to apply this through the whole game! It was a hard fought encounter, both armies became demoralised in the same turn but, Ur suffered a greater number of casualties and their commander was killed in the final turn. Thanks to Craig for a fun game.

Chariots charge on both flanks

 Chariots on the Lagash right flank

Chariots fighting on the Ur right flank

Chariots fighting on the Lagash right flank

Casualties mount and gaps appear in both lines

Army of Ur is demoralised and their commander killed