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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Friday, 10 May 2013

Koreans - Kwang Gun Foot

Thank goodness - they're finished with a little time to spare.

In FoG:AM these can be taken as either separate Heavy Weapon or Bow/Crossbow units, or in mixed units (50:50) of Heavy Weapon and Bow/Crossbow. You cannot take more bases of Kwang Gun spearmen (Heavy weapon) bases than you have Kwang Gun archers/crossbowmen. You can take a maximum of 24 bases each of the heavy weapon and bow/crossbow.

For Campaign this weekend, I opted for mixed Heavy Weapon/Crossbow battle groups and I'm taking them as 8s. There are good reasons for this:

1. 6s of average medium foot are too fragile
2. My opponents will (like me) have a lot of armoured cavalry as their main strike arm. Crossbows are more effective than bows against these.
3. At impact, I get an extra dice per file from support shooting which could counteract the effect of being charged by cavalry.
4. Taking them as mixed will give me a couple of shots against enemy cavalry before they are able to charge in, so there is a chance of me disrupting them or killing bases making them less effective at impact.

I will be doing up some Kwang Gun archer bases as well when I finish off the army over the summer.

Anyway, you want pics:

The Blues:





The Greens:





I'll make sure to take plenty of pics of the games and of the whole army together.


If any of you are at Campaign, please do pop over for a chat.



12 comments:

  1. Very nice stands...and good luck!
    Phil.

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  2. Weel congratulations on your fast paintjob (and very nice too). And good luck! You're going to need it.

    Cheers

    Seb

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  3. Nice work and best of look with the battles ahead!

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  4. Great work on this paint job, particularly given how quickly you finished these! good luck.

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  5. Great work there and I hope you had good luck at Campaign. This is a great show put on by the Milton Keynes Wargames Society, used to be a member, please say Hi to them.

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  6. It's good to see that you managed it!! Good luck!!

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  7. You've done a good job painting these. Have fun at the tournament.

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