I can just make 400 points with my Byzantines,
but I'm yet to purchase figures for the command stands.
I normally run duplicate commands, but this time I went for one foot and one mounted.
Luckily I won the deployment rolls and deployed second.
We were in action with the very first turn.
We have now learnt how to do reaction fire
and our game became a whole lot more interesting.
Whoop! Subgeneral's expertise locked in.
Turn three and I'm struggling a bit, well a lot,
one of my cavalry units disintegrated,
however I am working around the Roman's left flank.
What's not to like about a set of rules that upgrades me to Genius?
I don't need my foot to win, just to hold up,
while my cavalry do their magic.
But it was not to be,
On turn five both sides lost a command (as marked by the stars - these units break),
sadly my slightly smaller army and the aforementioned lost cavalry unit,
tipped my side over its breaking point.
An excellent, tense game. And I must get some command figures! The ones I have are all embedded in the units which is fine for Basic Impetus.
And here's an action replay to finish off with: