After the airfix models we decided that we wanted to do more gaming and less model making and painting…….(although both the headmaster (Jeremy) and myself had to spend our summer painting an army each)
The Perry Twins had very kindly donated several boxes of their excellent plastic medieval figures to the school. We divided up the figures into two armies and made sure we had some figures left over to give to the children, which they painted and took home.
We had also been given a great set of rules called St Crispins Day by one of my friends Al, who had used them at a demonstration game at the Leeds armouries.
Each child was in charge of 9 figures in groups of 3, unless they controlled cavalry, then their retinue was only 3 mounted Knights.
We had several excellent games with these figures on a 4x6foot battle field over the next 20 weeks with 2 different club groups.