Sunday, 18 June 1815; on an unassuming rain-soaked field in Belgium; two great generals of the age finally met in battle. The climactic clash of the Hundred Days campaign wrought the end of around twenty years of continuous warfare on the continent, and with it an end to the reign of Napoleon. The Battle of Waterloo, arguably the most famous battle in all military history, provides more than a fitting subject for our second foray into the 'Epic' scale of wargaming. Black Powder Epic Battles: Waterloo is here.
Wellington's British Army starter set provides a solid core of a British army serving in the Hundred Days campaign - 10 units of line infantry, 3 units of 95th Rifles, units of each type of heavy cavalry (Heavy Dragoons, Scots Greys and Household Cavalry) and light cavalry (Hussars and Light Dragoons), ably supported by 16 pieces of artillery and brigade commanders. Also included is an MDF building of La Belle Alliance Inn and a bespoke A5 softback rulebook with Napoleonic specific content.
10 Units of Line Infantry
3 Units of 95th Rifles
1 Unit of Heavy Dragoons
1 Unit of Scots Greys
1 Unit of Household Cavalry
1 Unit of Hussars
1 Unit of Light Dragoons
16 Artillery Pieces
9 Brigade Commanders
La Belle Alliance MDF Scenery Piece
Bespoke A5 Softback Black Powder: Epic Battles Rulebook
Models supplied unassembled and unpainted