Gus and Leo played the attacking Burgundians whilst Phil and Arthur looked after the Swiss who were trying to protect their bombard and their bear mascot.
The idea was that the Swiss were besieging a Burgundian-held town off table to the east (far end of the table in the view above). The Burgundians sally out to disrupt matters.
|The Italian mercenary crossbowmen guard Bruin|
|Burgundian Men At Arms bear (ouch!) down on them. The Italians don't get a shot off!|
|Swiss pikes rush to help|
|The Italians are forced back and the bear is killed!|
|Arthur and Phil ponder the need to defend the gun.|
|Is there to be a mass cavalry brawl? Burgundian Men At Arms and|
coustilliers against Swiss mounted crossbowmen?
|The brilliance of Phil's dice rolling is matched only by the poverty of Leo's|
|See what I mean? Needing 5s and 6s, Phil scores eleven hits out of twelve|
to take out two Men At Arms, one of whom proves to be Leo's leader.
|Leo's Men At Arms rout and he is forced to withdraw to keep his|
last two units intact
|Arthur's Pikes and Halberdiers move to reinforce Phil's handgunners |
around the bombard
|The final climactic melee sees Claude de Neufchatel lead a charge onto the Swiss pikes. The Swiss|