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Killing Alexander

A Lion Rampant game scenario

These are notes,  images, and details that accompany the article that appears in Wargames Soldiers and Strategy issue 114
Jeff Jonas, 'The Great King's gambit to defeat a pesky foe - Killing Alexander'.
More to come, this is a holding place.
05/11/2021

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  Alexander attacked at the Granicus

28mm figures by various companies.
Newline Designs, Warlord Games, Victrix. Old Glory, Wargames Foundry, and some Vendel horses (now Thistle & Rose).

Alexander rides out ahead of his Companion cavalry to be attacked alone by Persian lords and assassins sworn to take him out and decapitate the Macedonian invasion.

  More Persian Cavalry Charge

28mm figures by various companies.
Newline Designs, Warlord Games, Victrix. Old Glory, Wargames Foundry, and some Vendel horses (now Thistle & Rose).

Fine looking older metal miniatures.


  The Companions strike back

28mm figures by various companies.
Newline Designs, Warlord Games, Victrix. Old Glory, Wargames Foundry, and some Vendel horses (now Thistle & Rose).

Companions begin to push back the Persians.

  Battle Rages around Alexander

28mm figures by various companies.
Newline Designs, Warlord Games, Victrix. Old Glory, Wargames Foundry, and some Vendel horses (now Thistle & Rose).

The Persians are mowed down as Alexander is wounded and almost killed by a fatal blow.


  Agrianians hustle to support the Companions

28mm figures by various companies.
Newline Designs, Warlord Games, Victrix. Old Glory, Wargames Foundry, and some Vendel horses (now Thistle & Rose).

Agrianians, Alexander's crack javelin men from Paeonia.

  The hypaspists arrive to clinch victory

28mm figures by various companies.
Newline Designs, Warlord Games, Victrix. Old Glory, Wargames Foundry, and some Vendel horses (now Thistle & Rose).

Hypaspists, elite super peltasts or hoplites, take your pick!


 

  The Persians run from the hypaspists

28mm figures by various companies.
Newline Designs, Warlord Games, Victrix. Old Glory, Wargames Foundry, and some Vendel horses (now Thistle & Rose).



  Memnon decides discretion is the better valor

28mm figures by various companies.
Newline Designs, Warlord Games, Victrix. Old Glory, Wargames Foundry, and some Vendel horses (now Thistle & Rose).

Alexander rides out ahead of his Companion cavalry to be attacked alone by Persian lords and assassins sworn to take him out and decapitate the Macedonian invasion.

      

  The article and game scenario

TBD.


  Alexander's Eagle

  The Sacred Shield of Achilles

  Game counters


   Game testing


  A WAB version?
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04/26/2021