Ive been playing around with the blog a bit, and im quite happy with how it all works I think, so I thought id publish my first proper post.
I plan on adding all my recent stuff on here so apologies if it has been seen before, ill start with my most recent project, The Spartan army for Impetus. Click on the image for a closer look.
Mercenary Peltasts, these are light infantry armed with javelins, able to pretty much keep up with the cavalry and operate in rough of difficult terrain.
These are useful for protecting the vulnerable flanks of the Hoplite phalanx.
2 units of Javelin armed skirmishers. Again, useful for protecting the flanks and operating in difficult ground, but in a looser formation. Very vulnerable to cavalry!
Spartan cavalry. Reasonable cavalry, with attached Hammipoi. the Hammipoi were skirmishers that were trained to operate with and keep up with the cavalry.
In game terms they just give the cavalry a little bit more punch in combat.
6 Units of Mercenary/allied hopilites. These form the bulk of the army, and could be Lakemodian troops or mercenaries. As manpower started to become a problem, the Spartans employed more allies, and mercenaries to bolster their numbers.
Allied Greek cavalry. Again, recruited from elsewhere, these will protect the flanks of the hoplite army.
The allied general! He doesn't look very impressed......
Another unit of Peltasts.
2 more units of javelin armed skirmishers!
The complete army so far, i just need to add the perioikoi to the Spartan contingent, then the full 500 point army will be done.
While I wait for my perioikoi to arrive, ive made a start on my Persian army, so hopefully, some updates soon.
Link to the full army - LINK
Cheers for looking,