In 650 bc the Assyrian’s conquer the Nile river valley and therefore most of Egypt and expand into a huge Empire. Gracious Ray was courageous enough to run a battle of Egypt’s last attempt to defend itself.
We used Neil Thomas Ancient rules, they are fast play and use d6’s for all combat. I like the morale system and morale and armor saves, would be a huge failing of he Egyptian Army.
Assyrian Good points; Infantry are professional elite heavy infantry in medium armor. All of the Assyrian can shoot bows, this is to include the horse and heavy chariots.
Egyptian Good points; …..their chariots are very fast 🙂 Egyptian Infantry are average biblical forces and as we found out are no match for Assyrians…this seems to be historically accurate 🙂
On one flank the Egyptians used the terrain and their mobility to cripple the Assyrian left flank, but the right flank held as the mobile forces of Egypt charged into those bad Assyrians…not a good idea it seems.
The Assyrian center moved forward at their pace and dispersed the rabble in front of them. Never get close to Assyrians!! Great times, some Egyptian frustration with their troops…”what do you mean we move like heavy infantry??” THANK YOU RAY!!
The systems allows for big units of troops and the armies looked awesome! As I viewed my Egyptian forces..I say to Ray ” bud, this looks awesome, I have already won this just looking at my troops, so lets move them and get them killed.”
Next fight – Trenton!! It is Christmas right!