The formation change to enter/exit mixed formation is easily explained as the process to deploy/recall skirmishers, despite the main body starting in their current formation.
P21 specifically refers to the command role, and the rules clearly delineate which formations get a bonus.
It makes sense that a batallion with the light company deployed…[Read more]
i believe its +1 HtH result? I see it listed as a brigade upgrade but I can’t fins the definition.
Oh, indeed! Thank you Pg 102 seems to answer all these questions.
- -1 when shot at from the front
- There is nothing to suggest that the attack column does not benefit from its regular modifiers
If it was however screened by a separate unit of skirmishers within 12 inches of the artillery unit, the artillery either wouldn’t be able to see and t…
Sergio replied to the topic New Supplement on the Waterloo Campaign. Really? Why? in the forum Black Powder 10 months, 3 weeks ago
The 100 Days supplement is one of my favorites. The first half is 18 scenarios and 4 what ifs, and the second half is the OOBs and a few new things. I have both Albion books, but I haven’t done a comparison. The background and fluff is good but YMMV depending on what you already know.
I wouldn’t say the book is revolutionary or a must-have for…[Read more]
I think the Light Infantry battalions wore similar uniforms to the Line units to use the same models. I believe the main difference is the epaulets but at this scale… 🙂
I was able to acquire the rulebook contained in the starter boxes through a third party. Be that as it may, it is effectively the same game. The BP2 and BP Epic books do contain differences in the fluff but the rules are unchanged.
As far as measurements one of the qualities of BP of any flavor is that you can easily accomodate any size…[Read more]
I believe Mixed Formation is a skirmish screen in front of a battalion in line. If you wanted to screen your columns you could use a light infantry unit to as a screen for the brigade.