Caesar’s Legion Size Makes A Difference

Caesar’s Legion Where Size Makes A Difference How Big Was Caesar’s Legion When Caesar started his campaigns in Gaul his forces were close to full size. After sometime the various legions were depleted through casualties, disease and service. Initially the legions might have been standard with each legion having 10 cohorts. Each cohort on paper … Continue reading

Caesar’s Legio…

Caesar’s Legion Where Size Makes A Difference How Big Was Caesar’s Legion When Caesar started his campaigns in Gaul his forces were close to full size. After sometime the various legions were depleted through casualties, disease and service. Initially the legions might have been standard with each legion having 10 cohorts. Each cohort on paper … Continue reading

Mounting Figures

I can stand them if you can! In gaming with miniatures player are required to mount their figurines onto bases which we call stands. Over the years I have found that in creating scenarios regardless of period that it is easier to describe types of units in regard to their stands. I call this F.P.S. … Continue reading

Republican Legion Circa 140 B.C.

The Republican Roman Legion This is how I deploy my figures as a Roman Republican lei on circa 140 B.C. Hers is a view of what a Roman legion ¬†would look like when deployed. Above is a single legion. At this time a legion a legion had two parts. One part was of Roman citizens … Continue reading

Cold Wars 2012 Riding With the Cid

Riding with the Cid – Cold Wars 2012 This game was a continuation of my Cid game from Fall In! 2011. The situation was this. The Cid had besieged a Moorish citadel (Alhambra) and in doing so he first built a counter castle of wood. His men took the castle as the Cid lead forces … Continue reading

Convention Tables

Creating A Game Table A fun thing to do which I enjoy is the basic set-up of a gaming table. Several years ago I took these photos of a table I set up to do a Celtic Roman game at Historicon. Classical Hack is a game system that is terrain intensive. Each player can select … Continue reading

Visit Often for Convention Updates

Visit Classical Hack’s convention update page for news, photos, schedules, and more pertinent information regarding the nation’s most relevant wargame conventions. Here are this year’s Cold Wars Events F-300 – Riding with the Cid Fri. 5:00 PM, 4 hrs, 6 players GM: Phil Viverito Medieval 28mm, Rules: Knight Hack The Cid Takes the Field! The … Continue reading