Two games were played on Monday. Me and Matt had a go at Pultusk 26th December 1806. The Russian campaign involves new game mechanics. The Russians were on many occasions sent into battle under strength so new rule that certain units may get up to paper strength by using the mother Russia rule. You throw dice equal to your command. And like the elan card get to put an additional block on as many as shown. Also sabre will get a field work and flag will help a light unit.
In the actual battle the French attacked both flanks then were driven back by artillery. In our games French won first, in the second the Russian did a brilliant job holding the mostachin woods. So won the second.
Next Battle will be Friesland 14/6/1807. In this the Russians had a high casualty rate and could have been totally distroyed.
Me and Chaz played part of the Russian campaign. One of four scenarios for The great battle of Borodino. After a ferocious battle the game went to the French. Being able to shift the Russians out of Borodino town. The second battle the Russians held onto the centre with a fabulous run on the centre. Nearly wiping out the French line troops. Again this game didn't disappoint a fabulous night of gaming.