Saturday, March 11, 2017

Updated Exotic Army List for The Pikeman´s Lament



Some weeks ago I noticed a comment about a fellow gamer that would use his Indian Mughal minis for the Pikeman´s Lament, as I didn´t know much about them I just had to read up a bit, while I was on it I put together a bunch of army lists for some of the conflicts in India during the 17th century. I by no means claim to be an expert in the area so please use them as inspiration and change them if you feel I missed something or used the wrong names for the troops. Anyway I hope you will have a good time in India with your War elephant...


I updated our Exotic Army list file with the Indian Lists, you can download them here: Exotic Army Lists for The Pikeman´s Lament 2.0

WARS IN INDIA 1600-1700
INDIAN MUGHAL EMPIRE
3 Shot @ 4 points each (Sepoy Infantry)
1 Gallopers @ 4 points (Sowar cavalry)
1 Dragoons @ 4 points (Ahadis cavalry)
1 Regimental gun @ 4 points (Rocket artillery)

INDIAN AHOM KINGDOM (Ahom-Mughal Conflicts 1615-1682)
2 Raw Shot @ 3 points each (Sepoy Infantry with bows)
2 Raw Trotters @ 3 points each (Sowar cavalry)
2 Elite Trotter @ 6 points each (War Elephant)

INDIAN MARATHA EMPIRE (Mughal–Maratha Wars 1681-1707)
3 Raw Aggressive Gallopers @ 3 Points each (Light Sowar cavalry)
2 Raw Trotters @ 3 points each (Sowar cavalry)
1 Field gun @ 6 points (Rocket artillery)

PERSIAN SAFAVID EMPIRE (Safavid-Mughal Wars, 1622-1653)
3 Trotters @ 4 points each (Ghulām Cavalry)
2 Veteran Shot @ 6 points each (Tufangchiyān Musketeers)


EUROPEAN COLONIAL POWERS (English, Dutch and Portuguese Trad Companies, for example the English East India Company during Child´s War 1686-1690)
1 Veteran Forlorn Hope @ 8 points (European Soldiers)
1 Aggressive Forlorn Hope @ 6 points (European Sailors with a bad temper)
1 Regimental Gun @ 4 points (European sailors with small naval gun)
2 Raw Shot @ 3 points each (Hired Indian Sepoy Infantry)

TIBETAN GANDEN PHODRANG REGIME OF THE 5th DALI LAMA OF THE GELUG (Tibet–Ladakh–Mughal War 1679-1684)
1 Forlorn Hope @ 6 points (Tibetan Monks with bows)
1 Forlorn Hope @ 6 points (Tibetan Marksmen with matchlock musket with bipod)
2 Raw Trotters @ 3 points (Tibetan bow and musket armed cavalry)
1 Veteran Dragoons @ 6 points (Step Warriors from the Mongol Zungar Empire)

NAMGYL DYNASTY OF LADAKH (Tibet–Ladakh–Mughal War 1679-1684)
2 Forlorn Hope @ 6 points each (Mountain warriors from Punjab)
2 Commanded Shot @ 2 points each (Ladakh Tribal bowmen)
2 Shot @ 4 points each (Sepoy Infantry from the Mughal Allies)




10 comments:

  1. Great additions to the list Michael.

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  2. Great stuff!
    Creative use of the list for including War Elephant. The idea of multiple "Wound" creatures or Strenght points from Dragon Rampant certainly opens a lot of possibilities. Also, to paint one war elephant with riders - or maybe two to make it easy to track half strength - instead of the normal six man trotter unit - seems a lot of fun. :-)
    /Mattias

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  3. Exelent list and great work on The Pikeman´s Lament!

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  4. Again, a little off topic but would you mind listing your modifications for your Napoleonic games?

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    1. The only thing we did was to exclurde the Pikes and let all Shot units have the Close Order special rules that the Pikes normaly have.

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    2. Thanks Michael! Now, off to the Peninsula.

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  5. Excellent new lists, will be nice to see some elephants on the table.

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