Warfare in the Age of Reason - 15mm French v Austrians
Philip Ngo & Christopher Chu had been playing with the French Army a for a while and
were quite keen to try some of the new options in AOR. The Austrians (commanded by
Alexander Lam) were the defenders with only 9 units holding the small walled village, the
A massive French army (15 units) approached with overwhelming numbers, however the
Austrians were ordered to conduct a holding operation, while the French were tasked
breaking through and crushing the
grim for the French for a few turns.
Alexander Lam's a batteries of siege guns & medium guns had been placed at optimal
range, with devastating consequence on the French advance. French casualties
mounted such that by the end of turn turn 7 two units had been routed, leaving the French
not far from their breakpoint.
The French Grenadiers attempted to drive back the enemy light troops (Croats) holding
light woods without
At same time,
routing more French infantry.
turn 10, the French Hussars demoralised the
decisive battle. The defenders held the objective leaving the end result quite in favour