|Hail Caesar by Warlord Games|
This time for something different:
Preparations for a game of Hail Caesar fantasy.
This year one of our biweekly meetings falls on Good Friday. So we took the chance to start a bit earlier and will have a rather large fantasy game then. the idea to use the Hail Caesar ruleset in favour arose because one of the fellows in the THS tried it with 18mm fantasy figures and it worked rather well as long as you ignore magic for now.
Actually his playtesting based on the awesome miniatures and terrain he prepared for Crisis 2012 and Tactica 2013. If you took a trip to Antwerp or Hamburg you'll probably remember the board. Otherwise you might have a look back to my review the board and the trip: Part 1 and Part 2. Unfortunately I wasn't able to visit Tactica this year but you could find some excellent pictures of the show in the web. Especially here. Pics of Roberts board are to be found in the lower third of the article. The terrain which he added for Tactica is really worth a look ("Castle Keep").
|A view of Robert's excellent board.|
Thereby the idea arose to make a large fantasy game in 28mm and we started to collect the forces. That was a rather easy task since any of us has got some fantasy troops lurging around in boxes or cupboards. Probably I'll field two divisions of Bretons: One consisting of brave knights and one of humble henchmen. So until then I'll have to put my Napoelonic efforts on hold a bit and prepare the Bretonnian figures and learn the rule.
But hoping you're interested in them I'll present some pictures of my good old fantasy forces.