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DaveB

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Phalanx Basing
« on: January 11, 2024, 01:55:54 PM »
Hi Guys

What would be the correct basing group for a Macedonian Phalanx please?

I have 24 bases with 4 figs per base.

I'm guessing 2 wide 4 deep per block?

Thanks

Jilu

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Re: Phalanx Basing
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2024, 02:34:52 PM »
Hi Guys

What would be the correct basing group for a Macedonian Phalanx please?

I have 24 bases with 4 figs per base.

I'm guessing 2 wide 4 deep per block?

Thanks

what version are you playing?
what i do for pikes in all my 8 or 12 bases pike tugs for Maximus is : two 4cm by 4 cm bases and four bases 4cm by 2 cm.

the 4by4 are the frontranks
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badhabum

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Re: Phalanx Basing
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2024, 07:43:08 PM »
If you play maximus, "common" pikes are 8 bases so usually deployed 2 wide and 4 deep but you may use them 3 wide or even 4 wide or even 8 wide . But to benefit from the full power of your phalanx 2 wide and 4 deep is the common manner.

If facing a full mounted opponent, 4 wide and 2 deep is enough .

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Re: Phalanx Basing
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2024, 10:04:22 AM »
I'd go for three deeo personally as it lengthens the main battle line.

DaveB

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Re: Phalanx Basing
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2024, 12:17:41 PM »
Thanks guys.