I'd finished up my officer bases in time for last week's game of Maurice, so I figure it's about time they get a post of their own.
First up is the redoubtable Marquis d'Escarbrie, Marechal du France, commander of l'armee du Nord, and all-round gentleman. And his staff.
Next are the various division commanders. These guys were painted up as force commanders for Might and Reason, but I'll be using them in Maurice as notables.
Where accompanied by an infantryman, they were intended to mark an infantry force commander, where they have a mounted adjutant, they were for cavalry forces. In Maurice, I'll likely use the infantry commanders as marker for the heads of columns.
I have to say, the SYW generals from Baccus really are lovely little figs. There's so much detail packed into them that the only problem I had was identifying which bit was what!
When I used these figures as officers (on unit bases) I painted them in variations of the regimental uniform. For the senior commanders, however, I tried to stick to the uniforms mandated for senior command around the beginning of the SYW. While I've no doubt there was some variation in the field, I'd no references other than the "official" uniforms, so I figured to play it safe.
I've got another game of Maurice scheduled for this Wednesday. I'm thinking about trying a different set of national advantages out. We'll likely be starting a small campaign at the club in a week or two, and I'm trying to find a set that "feels right" for the French.