I found my notes that I compiled when I was planning a War of the Roses retinue for Lion Rampant a couple of years ago. This has given me lots of options for the holiday project to glue together a load of Perry War of the Roses plastic figures for a small local force engaged in the habitual foraging, raiding and skirmishing that took place through the winter months. If I get a move on, I might even get a couple of 24 point retinues assembled and based, although that's a bit of a long shot.
I also had a look at an article by Dan Mersey in which he suggested putting together a retinue from the late Hundred Years War c1415-1429, using just one box of Perry English bows, bills and men at arms. I thought this was a great idea but, as I'm in France over the Xmas break it might not go down so well with the mother in law. I ordered a box of figures via eBay anyway, as I can't let a good idea go to waste!
Sounds like a fun project. I think the rules would work well for the Anarchy as bands of raiders work for and on the fringes of the factions of Stephen and Matilda.ReplyDelete
Exactly..I was thinking of some twelfth century ideas as well!ReplyDelete