We managed a game of Balck Powder at the club tonight. Kent and Lewis, vs Stephen, Simon and myself. Stepphen has completed to batttalions of Prussians so it was 11 battalions of infantry per side. The French used two comands (5 and 6 battalions) while we used 3 (4-4-3).
Some poor command rolls mean the French advance is somewhat uncoordianted.
As it turned out Kent's command dice early on cost him dearly with
him lauching several haphazard and ill-coordinated advances allowing us
to gang up on his units and destroy them piecemeal. I am happy to
report the first ever Russian victory- though the Prussians claim it was due to their input . At the end of the game we had
smashed Kent's command and Lewis' was in serious trouble whilst the
cavalry, which had arrived late for both sides, was clashing on our far