|View from the main French force: Gendarmes, |
arquebusiers, Black Band, artillery.
I apologise for the look of the bases which are temporary card affairs. Rebasing has been a saga in itself. When I was first planning to try Impetus, I put the figures on temporary 80mm frontages (intended for 15mm figures) to give myself more real estate on the tabletop, but the three-base pike blocks ended up deeper than they were wide and that didn't look right.
|The French Gendarmerie move to cut off the Imperialist|
|The French Black Band and arquebusiers are hampered|
by the woods and marshy ground.
|Two Landsknecht pike blocks bear down on the Swiss.|
mounted as non-missile skirmishers which makes their use 'interesting'. I'm not entirely convinced, but if you don't like the Impetus approach, it's not compulsory to field them.
(I have some much nicer buildings to represent Mirabello but used this outhouse to save space...)