As mentioned last time, I wanted to start rebasing my AWI Minifigs. I have got the washers off the painted figures (had a few close calls where I almost damaged the figures). I remounted the figures on 3/8"X 3/8" plastic squares.
After several posting on Man of Tin and Wargame Miscellany about Heroscape, I pulled some of my Heroscape pieces to have a quick AWI wargame using my new C&C Tricorne dice. It was (Loosely) based on Bunker Hill. I have been thinking of whither to use Heroscape or grids for my wargames. I came up with the simple solution; whatever I feel like using at the time. Problem solved!
|Peter Laing F322: Rifleman hunting shirt, firing|
|The British army assaulting the rebels on Bunker Hill|
|The British light infantry tries to turn both flanks.|
|The British start suffering heavy losses.|
|The British grenadiers near the top of the picture manages to get into the rebel defenses. At the bottom of the picture, one unit of militia retreats and the Regulars have another breach in the line.|
|The British get the initiative roll and push another unit into an undefended part of the fortifications. Had the rebels won the roll, they were going to slide their line to defend against that very move.|
|The British have the rebels on the run, save two units that are nearly surrounded, and the rebel leader.|
|In the real battle, once the militia broke, they fled the field of battle. However, this is my little world, so they rallied and charged forward. The rebel leader joins the isolated unit to motivate them.|
|The rebels force a couple of British units back.|
|The British wipes out the militiamen with the commander. What's more, they direct deadly fire that all but destroys what's left of the rebel army.|