No not the Beaujolais (that's in November) but the 60mm bases. At the first opportunity I put painted figures on bare bases and got on with the flocking. So here are the additions:
On the right - 1 element of Russian Blades plus 3 Dutch shot.
On the right - 3 Lh (haven't decided exactly where each is going).
This means that I now have 11 x DBA-RRR armies ready to fight - Free Cossacks, Danish 30YW, French 30YW, German Catholic, German Protestant, Ottoman Turks, Portuguese Colonial, Russians, Safavid Persians, Spanish Colonial & Early Gustavian Swedish.
Yesterday was another DBM scrap - Ancient British (with Roman ally) v Syracusans. The dice gods were capricious granting large movement scores only to wait until you were over-extended then serve up a '1'. Combat dice were no better with me losing 3 cavalry in one round even though I was on even or better odds.
Come the final round the first combat dice-off killed 3 of our hoplites and the central command collapsed. Two of the enemy warband fell leaving only two more needed to break the enemy centre. The remaining dice-offs did nothing until there was only my lone cavalryman to try his luck. I rolled the bones and turned away to get the tin ready. 6-2 was enough to snatch a draw from the jaws of defeat.