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A Game of Fire and Ice – year end report. Troop scale is not stated specifically, but as amgistrorum number of troops represented by an element ranges from toand the number of figures used to represent them ranges from 2 to 4, an assumed scale of c 1: Best scale for DBx gaming?
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The player can move only the number of blocks of units that have been thrown. Languages Deutsch Edit links. The magisyrorum allow armies to be chosen from published Army Lists in 4 books, with about different army lists in total – but many more once all the in-list variants are taken into account using a points system to select roughly equal armies if required.
Ground scale is in paces, and the number of inches to a pace varies according to the figure scale – 1″ to 50 paces in 15mm, 40mm to 50 paces in 25mm.
Expanding on the system mxgistrorum by DBA, DBM has twenty different types of troops, grouped into magistroru, broad categories: Do you game more often using DBx rules?
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Blade Supporting Bow and Vice Versa. Army list reverse engineering.
One belllis the most realistic aspects of DBM is the way armies become progressively more disorganized, and thus harder to control, as combat breaks larger groups into smaller groups and small groups into individual elements while the number of pips available to control them remains the same.
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Back to the Medieval Rules Forum Boards. Competition games are typically played from to points, club games are typically to points. Back to the Ancients Rules Forum Boards. Allied Generals Point Cost? Ratio of base depth to frontage. What’s up on the DBMM yahoo list.
DBM expanded on DBA’s definition troop types by function and level of training – defining troops as regular bladesmen rather than Roman legionaries for example – by adding grades for each and rating them as Regular or Irregular. Each troop type has its strengths and weaknesses, expressed by their movement rates and restrictions, their combat factors, their ability to support other friendly troop types in combat, and how they respond to victory and defeat versus other types of opposing troops.
The army lists are designed to produce armies of points in size organized in commands.
Battle Mat for Waterways. Wikipedia references cleanup from October All articles needing references cleanup Articles covered by WikiProject Wikify from October All articles covered by WikiProject Wikify Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text. First published init went through a number of formal revisions with the last published version, DBM 3. It is the big battle development of De Bellis Antiquitatis. Last of the Sui Chinese. Question about blades ee difficult going DBM.
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This article has an unclear citation style. A Game of Fire and Ice. The frontage width of one stand of troops, called an element, is standardised for all troop types, the depth and number of troop models on it varies by formation type skirmishers – or psiloi in DBM terminology – militjm 2 men per base, cavalry 3, heavy infantry 4 etc.
Close range bow shooting and the throwing of javelins is treated as part of close combat. Combat can be either distant or close, with only a minority of troop types being able to conduct the former. A couple of Battles. Phil Barker had grown increasingly unhappy with the way that those constraints were being used by players to block actions that would in reality have been possible. Flanker Quality Not Relevant? Sui First day at Wintercon. Version 2 was written with the help of extensive online discussion in which players participated.
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Views Read Edit View history. Beplis the game is designed to be used between historical enemies, the level of abstraction, standardized army lists, and points system allow players to pit 5, years worth of opponents against each other with fairly believable outcomes in the main.
There are topics listed on this page. Hittite army list under DBMM. Reviewer Mark Ottley described the number of modifiers as “over the top”, but then qualified this verdict by adding that, after a short while, the player can learn to ignore most of them except for rare special cases.