I have recently ordered a set of the new Rank and File rules from Crusader Publishing. However, they are not here yet so last night's game was played with Minden Rose. Not a bad thing: I haven't had a go with these rules for a while and they produced an excellent battle. Just for once I decided to have a straight encounter punch-up, rather than work out a clever scenario. Below are a few pictures: I won't go into too much detail, but the Austrians (me) were soundly beaten. Cavalry on both flanks fell back then routed, and at the end of the game the infantry in the centre also routed decisively under a hail of Prussian fire.
Tipple of the night was a very pleasant Rioja.
Destination disaster: the Austrian left flank cavalry are under pressure.
Prussians decided not to charge in.