Latest topics
» FP Large Units classed A
Yesterday at 1:33 pm by Gaius Cassius

» Blue Moon Italian Wars units for sale
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:38 pm by JTIPP68

» Pics for Impetus 2
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:45 pm by morrisbh

» Any news on Impertus 2?
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:51 am by dadiepiombo

» Current position regarding Impetus Fantasy?
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:37 pm by robh

» Defensive Fire while retreating?
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:02 pm by Tankred

» A few questions please
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:42 pm by dadiepiombo

» Burgundian mixed pike/Longbow units
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:32 am by Nick B

» Compte-rendu de partie
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:36 am by Bobo

BI2 tournament - 12 May 2018 - CANCELLED

Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:26 am by RogerC

EDIT I am very sorry, but I’ve had to CANCEL this tournament. I’ve …

Comments: 9

Vapnartak. Sunday 4th February 2018 Knavesmere Stand York Racecourse

Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:54 am by Cyrus The Adequate

Hi Gents

York is the usual first event in the UK Impetus calendar. This year …

Comments: 28

Basic Impetus 2 Comp, January 2018?

Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:03 am by Aurelius

I've brought the confirmed details for the Basic Impetus competition to the …

Comments: 32

Vapnartak York Feb 2018- format options?

Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:26 am by Cyrus The Adequate

Hi everyone

I was pondering the options for the York competition and wondered …

Comments: 11

Impetus Competition Derby Worlds 2017

Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:42 pm by Cyrus The Adequate

There will be a 28mm Impetus Competition at Derby World Wargames on 7th …

Comments: 47

Impetus at Derby?

Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:29 am by Cyrus The Adequate

Anyone interested ? 7th & 8th October at a new venue - Bruntingthorpe …

Comments: 11

October 2018
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

Calendar Calendar


Basic Impetus Big Battles Carthage v Rome 2

Go down

Basic Impetus Big Battles Carthage v Rome 2

Post by jeztodd on Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:53 pm

Dear All

Repeat action for Rome v Carthage - this time I am playing Rome - seen bottom of the screen. Centre Hastii and Princeps in a straight line with single supporting unit in rear.



This picture shows impact of the two Gaul warbands - taking out a Roman unit straight away and creating a gap



This is a shot from behind Roman right flank - Carthage Spanish troops coming off hill



The Carthage flank general - although he lost this flank and is about to lose and rout he managed to take out two Roman units




Carthage ground through in the centre for victory - What happened to the Carthage Elephants ... nothing much they were bounced back by Roman skirmishers. Matt and I have now both lost using the Romans.

Cheers Jez


Last edited by jeztodd on Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:10 pm; edited 2 times in total (Reason for editing : Links)
avatar
jeztodd
VBU 3
VBU 3

Posts : 209
Reputation : 6
Join date : 2014-05-19

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Basic Impetus Big Battles Carthage v Rome 2

Post by 1ngram on Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:44 pm

Why did you have your Roman front line units staggered? If they were in one solid unbroken line you would have all five of them fighing the enemy charge and they can support one another. To have two units behind the front three means only those three will be in contact with the enemy when they charge. A sure way to get beat, I would have thought. I always ensure my phalanx is a solid body from end to end.

1ngram
VBU 2
VBU 2

Posts : 94
Reputation : 0
Join date : 2014-06-07

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Basic Impetus Big Battles Carthage v Rome 2

Post by Jim Webster on Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:13 am

Yes I always avoid having gaps in the infantry line if at all possible
avatar
Jim Webster
VBU 7 h.c.
VBU 7 h.c.

Posts : 530
Reputation : 15
Join date : 2014-05-19

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Basic Impetus Big Battles Carthage v Rome 2

Post by jeztodd on Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:05 pm

Hi yes was trying to keep or show difference between Hastii and Princeps but a solid line would probably have been better. Another option is to field Roman infantry as large units. In the centre could then field 3 large units and a few skirmishers to meet maximum VD amounts for the centre command. Those 3 large units should be very powerful though.

Will try that out next time .........

Cheers Jez
avatar
jeztodd
VBU 3
VBU 3

Posts : 209
Reputation : 6
Join date : 2014-05-19

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Basic Impetus Big Battles Carthage v Rome 2

Post by Tarty on Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:54 pm

We've been playing a few BI-Big Battles lately as well, they've been most enjoyable. I should post some pictures up in here.
Nice Jez
avatar
Tarty
VBU 7 h.c.
VBU 7 h.c.

Posts : 543
Reputation : 9
Join date : 2014-05-19
Location : SYDNEY

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Basic Impetus Big Battles Carthage v Rome 2

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum