Latest topics
» Impetus at Derby?
Today at 10:05 am by Aurelius

» Palmyran irregular archers
Today at 9:51 am by frostydog

» Great Italian Wars by Sowabud
Yesterday at 6:45 pm by sowabud

» Patrician Roman Saggitarii Cataphractarii
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:06 pm by agrippa

» Post game questions
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:34 pm by Roundie

» Carthaginian Army
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:08 pm by jcgfenoy

» A couple rule questions
Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:46 am by Tarty

» Pilum & PBW
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:00 pm by dadiepiombo

» Army Option Choices
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:58 pm by dadiepiombo

Impetus at Derby?

Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:29 am by Cyrus The Adequate

Anyone interested ? 7th & 8th October at a new venue - Bruntingthorpe …

Comments: 1

BI2 tournament - 25 March 2017

Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:08 am by RogerC

Would anyone be interested in a 28mm Basic Impetus 2 tournament on 25 March …

Comments: 24

28mm Impetus Competition York Sunday 5th February 2017

Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:44 am by Cyrus The Adequate

The traditional start to the Impetus Competition calendar in the UK is York in …

Comments: 80

1° BASIC IMPETUS tournament

Sat Dec 17, 2016 11:19 am by PAPERO

in Castegnato , near Brescia, Sunday, 08.01.2017 Cool

1st tournament BASIC …

Comments: 3

Cancon '17 Canberra, Aus

Mon Nov 07, 2016 2:15 am by Tarty

Cancon '17
Canberra, ACT

28mm  400pts
Friday 27th and Saturday 28th of …

Comments: 0

Season 2016 results

Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:16 pm by dadiepiombo

I open this post to collect the results of the 2016 tournament season.

Comments: 3

April 2017

Calendar Calendar

Free Massed

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Free Massed

Post by paulbgau on Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:23 pm


A few more games played, across the time period, and a few more observations and queries.

1. SM reduction for Dragoons works well and removed criticism by new players
2. The 'free' massed upgrades in the lists are a problem
- a massed upgrade should be approx 5 points
the points system says to add 6 for the MM2, and -1 for slow

currently why would you not mass if you can when its free. The SLOW (or loss of FAST) generally does have a huge impact but you are usually slower across the table. There is not enough artillery (at least in our games) to cause many problems either.

But everyone has fun.


Posts : 47
Reputation : 0
Join date : 2014-10-07

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Free Massed

Post by stecal on Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:02 am

I agree on the free massing. really no downside. Lots of things are already slow in the game.

at the very least a penalty should be that a massed unit is +1 VD so it hurts alot when that large unit is lost.

ETE or LTE with VBU 7 or 8 are also problematic. nearly unstoppable and then for a measly 5 pts you can give them hardened units so they reroll sixes in cohesion tests??!!! This really should cost more.


Posts : 125
Reputation : 0
Join date : 2015-02-06
Location : Philadelphia, PA USA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum