|Scots Foot Knights - loyal liege men to John Balliol?|
|The Longshanks lineup - quite a horde|
|The Bidowers - bravely try to whittle down some of their English counterparts|
|Doug's Foot Knights come into range (downwind) of the Fierce Foot and appear to be confused by the appalling stench of the unwashed Scotsmen coming their way!|
|A great donnybrook develops on the English left: a horde of smelly Scotsmen smash into the English armoured gentry, preventing them getting their perfumed hankies out in time and making them quite irate.|
|While the Fierce Foot and Knights duke it out in front, the English archers rain arrows down on the Sergeants opposite.|
|The English Foot Knights prevail but their archers are put under pressure by the Scots Sergeants.|
|Scots Fierce Foot and Bidowers gone, its not looking good for the remaining Scots Foot Sergeants|
|The knights, mounted and on foot and their respective commanders battle it out in the decisive encounter of the game while behind them the archers steadily reduce the Scots Foot Sergeants.|
|Against the run of the game the Scots Foot Knights actually beat the English Knights and kill Longshanks!|
|Progress on the Scots right: the English Knights minus Longshanks retreat (but don't break) while the Scots Sergeants push back the English Sergeants.|
|The last English knight about to run away while the English archers take care of the rest of the Scots Sergeants with yet more arrow showers.|
|Situation at the end of the game: the English Sergeants battered and retreating, the archers drive off the other Scots Sergeants (I think) but the Scots Foot Knights are victorious.|
Great game - only went the Scots way at the last moment. Those Mounted Knights are very tough buggers to kill and would not break two round after Longshanks got the chop! Seemed like a lot more Scots died (again) - been a bit of a theme in the campaign thus far - although this one was just a practice (unfortunately) as I reckon after Wallace's early demise, doing Longshanks would even things up a bit! But Doug takes great delight in chopping up Scotsmen and getting Scotsmen to chop up Scotsmen, so I'm sure he'll be back with a vengence in the next phase of our campaign.
Lion Rampant is a relatively simple and medi-evilly bloodthirsty system that's great fun to play and thanks to Doug, Owen and young Jack for a beaut evenings wargaming. Club's a great venue and it was good to see Ian and Greg again - and look forward to contributing to the next 'Little Wars' con later this year!