Tuesday, 28 August 2012
Dux Bellorum Arrives
Primarily I bought this publication because I am very new to this period and I thought an Osprey publication would be useful for artwork and examples. TooFatLardies's Dux Britanniarum appears to be a good set of rules, but most of the images are diagrams to explain the rules. I felt that Dux Bellorum would be likely to have more pictures of models and artwork from Osprey books.
I am not disappointed. There is a fair bit of "wargamer porn" in this book, and certainly it gives me a few ideas for schemes to paint by Britons and Saxons.
Have yet to explore the rules but I probably will at some point. In his introduction Daniel talks about a focus on command and control, so it will be interesting to see what mechanisms are used.
Coming soon, more Heroics and Ros figures in detail.....