This Sunday at the Hall of Heroes, Campbelltown NSW, one of the epic battles of Ancient Britain was refought using 'Hail Caesar' rules.
|Episcope view - Bluenoses Sir! Farsands of Em!|
|By Jupiter! - they're coming through the forest lads!|
|Call for the Druids - we call upon the spirits of the Forest to aid us break that iron line...|
But our trusty Auxiliaries fought in line, so that we had a combination of line and wedges, with a few columns for our reserves:
The Roman team consisted of Matt and Rob as well as myself. For the celts Rees was assisted by Dave, or 'Custer', who is alway ready with a Cavalry charge, but light chariots will do too!
|Up! - Aim! - Loose!|
Whereas to the front, despite wave after wave of screaming, hopped up Bluenoses, bouncing off our shields, the line was holding, just:
We'd set the victory conditions for the Ancient Britons that they clear the ridge of Romans by 10 moves, recycling all of their defeated units. By the end of the game they had succeeded in gaining the left half of the ridge, so we called it a draw.
|The Hall of Heroes shop armies get a run out once more...|