On Tuesday we played a somewhat ahistorical match-up: later Romans with Germanic foederati against Parthians. Graham won't be able to bring figures to the club for a while, and he has been doing a lot of work on the Later Roman types, so he wanted to give them a try. The following is a mix of shots from the middle of the battle onwards, taken from my hiding place on the Parthian left with the light infantry hillmen in rough ground:
We stopped not long after this because we were running out of time. The game was perhaps a little ambitious given the time available, but the Parthians were pretty much almost shot anyway. It was good for Graham to get his figures on the table, and I was able to try out the messy mat I've been messing. It needs more work, but I still think it looks okay in the photos.
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