A playtest of the Battle of Ligny game to be presented at Little Wars in April 2015
1 Battle of Ligny using historical position in the set up.
2 French and Prussian positions on the western side of the battle field at the beginning of the battle.
3 French and Prussian positions in the central section of the battle field at the beginning of the battle.
4 French and Prussian positions on the eastern side of the battle field at the beginning of the battle.
5 Bombardment Phase: several grand batteries and individual batteries firing on Prussian position in Ligny and St Armand.
6 Prussian player adjusting the Prussian lines during the Movement phase.
7 Looking at the Eastern side of the battlefield.
8 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.
9 Two French divisions approaching St. Armand.
10 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.
11 The Prussian 2nd Corps and parts of the 1st are setting up defensive positions on the hills behind Ligny and St. Armand.