Ligny Play Test Game 1

A playtest of the Battle of Ligny game to be presented at Little Wars in April 2015
SNF 20150314 013  Battle of Ligny using historical position in the set up. SNF 20150314 014  French and Prussian positions on the western side of the battle field at the beginning of the battle. SNF 20150314 015  French and Prussian positions in the central section of the battle field at the beginning of the battle. SNF 20150314 016  French and Prussian positions on the eastern side of the battle field at the beginning of the battle.
SNF 20150314 006 (1)  Bombardment Phase: several grand batteries and individual batteries firing on Prussian position in Ligny and St Armand. SNF 20150314 007 (1)  Prussian player adjusting the Prussian lines during the Movement phase. SNF 20150314 008 (1)  Looking at the Eastern side of the battlefield. SNF 20150314 009 (1)  Two divisions from the French III Corps and a division from II corps advancing on St. Armand. One French division is being held in reserve. Four Prussian battalions have inexplicably pulled out of St. Armand. On the upper left: after bombardment by the grand batteries two French divisions are assaulting Ligny.
SNF 20150314 010  Two French divisions approaching St. Armand. SNF 20150314 011  One French division has already entered the town of Ligny while another is getting ready to begin its assault. French grand batteries on the hill have been bombarding the Prussian battalions in the town. SNF 20150314 012  The Prussian 2nd Corps and parts of the 1st are setting up defensive positions on the hills behind Ligny and St. Armand.