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VIK08 Rochester 885

Victory Results:
 0 %
Record a victory for BOTTOM ARMY  100 %
Total plays 2 - Last reported by keithabarker on 2022-05-02 20:57:50

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

The Vikings entered at Medway and attacked Rochester, but were unable to seize the town due to strong resistance. Alfred arrived with an army, which forced some of the Vikings to retreat back to their ships and sail for Francia, while another group of Vikings stayed behind and came to terms with the King.


War Council

SAXONS (Use Tan blocks)
• Leader: King Alfred of Wessex
• 6 Command Cards
• 4 Inspired Action tokens

VIKINGS (Use Purple Blocks)
• Leader:
• 5 Command Cards
• 3 Inspired Action tokens
• Move first

Victory
6 Banners
Vikings gain 1 banner for each gate occupied by a Viking unit

SPECIAL RULES

  • The River is impassable except at the ford.
  • Auxilia units Battleback with 1 extra die.
  • Saxons use the Byzantine Inspired Actions
  • Vikings use all Inspired Actions
  • Replace the Mounted Charge Command card text to read
    Boar’s Snout
    Select one foot unit and up to two adjacent foot units. Each unit can move one extra hex and battle.
    When battling, add 1 die to each supported unit. Ordered units may not engage in Ranged Combat.

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