My French and Indian Wars collection is complete or as much as I want to do with it....it fits nicely into three boxes; any more then I would have to start another box! The rules I use are a home-brew kinda based on DBA but with recoils marked which gradually reduce the fighting ability.
|The cannonball markers indicate number of recoils a unit has taken. This amount is subtracted from the d6 combat roll. This shows the mass of the British regulars in their campaign dress engaging the Coureur-de-Bois French Canadian skirmishers.|
The first game was remarkable as I seemed to roll an awful lot of sixes. While I did capture the wagon full of kegs of whiskey, Mike still outfought me. My Natives and Coureur-du-Bois do not do well in a stand up battle.
We used the same OB for the second game with much the same results and his regulars out shooting my French types. Mon Deu !
|The French regulars in campaign dress (down to their red colored waistcoats and many in forage caps) crossing a rye field (a section of straw door mat)|
It was fun nonetheless and it is always enjoyable meeting Mike and catching up on events.