- 31/01/2021 at 00:57 #150297Shaun TraversParticipant
I do not know a lot about the Dark Ages, other than they mostly were not dark. I purchased As Told in the Great Hall: A Wargamers Guide to Dark Age Britain by Martin Hackett years ago to help out (at least for Britain). It is a good read, and also contains some dark age scenarios. I meant to use them back in 2014 but never got around to it. November 2020 approached and I had a revised plan. Play all the scenarios using my own rules, and play them on a 1’x1′ board with my own rules so I have a chance to complete them all in one month.. I played 15 out of the 17 scenarios in the book (2 were not suitable for the rules). I did complete this in November but it has taken me this long to find time to write it up.
A short report for all 15 battles is at this blog post:
Here are some pictures from some of the battles to get an idea of the size and what went on:
Battle of Mt Baedon 516AD
Battle of WinWaed 654AD
Battle of Brunanburh 937AD
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