Having just purchased Bob Cordery's latest book (Developing the Portable Wargame) I was keen to try the Ancients Rules. Your humble author, being a great procrastinator, does not yet have the miniatures prepared for combat (though has many ambitions in that area), so resorted to quickly creating a virtual battlefield and armies.
A flat plain was selected for the scene of battle (8 x 8 grid in Excel) and the armies of City State Red and City State Blue were harvested from the Junior General website and fiddled using MS Paint. A fine lunch-hour battle ensued.
|Turn 3 General Blue rushes in|
|Roster at Turn 7|
|Turn 9 The end is nigh|
Even playing this virtual wargame was great fun, so with miniatures and a more complex battlefield, well you know what I mean. I bought the Epub version of Bob's book from LULU for less than £3.00 (Sterling)! Bargain.