Mediaeval naval gaming

Following my recent foray into naval wargaming in the late 18th century, I read an article about the battle of Sluys in 1340.

Naval battles of the time were more like land battles aboard ships, but I thought I would have a go at adapting my naval rules to the period.

I remembered that I had in the loft a boxed game of “Mighty Empires” that includes 15 model cogs, so I dug them out for use.

After painting with some drab colours, and adding some colour on the shields around the fore- and stern-castles, I had this

And then cut out some MDF bases and added 7mm die holders for strength counting, I am ready for battle.

Next post. The rules.

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General Whiskers

Wargaming butterfly (mainly solo), unpainted model figure amasser, and Historical Re-enactor of the black powder era.

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