102 Arita Castle (1517) Phase 2

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Total plays 5 - Last reported by Grondeaux on 2018-07-24 02:42:12

Arita Castle 1517
Phase 2 Matauchi River

Takeda Motoshige, learning of the fate of Motonao, marched to the Matauchi River and found Motonari and his allies on the opposite bank. Although outnumbered, Motonari decided to attack and sent half his men across the river while a small force moved to outank the Takeda position. The Takeda army quickly pushed the soldiers of Mori back to the river.
Motoshige, seeing the Mori army retreating, wishing to make his victory complete, rode forward to the river, but was struck by an arrow and killed. The Tekeda army broke, leaving Motonari the victor and paving the way for the rise of the Mori clan.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.


Set-Up Order

Forest 6
River 6
Curved River 2
Fordable Stream 2
Curved Fordable Stream 2


Mori Samurai (Red)
Move First
Command Cards 5
Dragon Cards 3
Honor & Fortune 5

Ashigaru Archer Ashigaru Yari Samurai Archer Mounted Samurai Archer Mounted Samurai Infantry Leader Cavalry Leader
1 4 3 2 1 1 2

Takeda Samurai (Yellow)
Command Cards 4
Dragon Cards 2
Honor & Fortune 4

Ashigaru Archer Ashigaru Yari Samurai Archer Samurai Naginata Mounted Samurai Archer Mounted Samurai Infantry Leader Cavalry Leader
2 4 2 2 2 1 2 2

6 Banners
• 1 Victory Banner for each unit and leader eliminated.
• 2 Victory Banners for Motoshige if eliminated.

Special Rules
The Matauchi River is fordable and at the shallow fords there is no battle or movement restrictions.


Tags: Expansion 1, Mori Clan, Takeda

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Mark McG replied the topic: #453 4 years 7 months ago
won this with Motoshige falling to a 2 die leader check from Samurai mounted bow.. sheer luck!
mind you I lost a 9d vs 4d Personal Challenge... so the dice taketh, and giveth