There is an array of different armies going, which is good to see, which include
1 x Viking warband - only one which surprised me - with all Hearthguard units
3 x Normans - well represented with this many , of which one has 53 models and mostly made up of shooty stuff and a small horse units - going to be hard
2 x Byzantines
2 x Jomsvikings
1 x Scot
1 x Norse Gaels
1 x Anglo-Danish
1 x Franks
1 x Irish
1 x Pagan Rus
2 x Anglo-Saxons - my fellow Anglo-saxon player has a somewhat different army to me with 5 Warrior units and a single Levy unit, will be interesting to see how he will run it.
I think the Normans will be a hard opponent with all the shooty bits, as will the Irish. A fair amount of players have taken Hero's as well. I could of taken Alfelstan but maybe next time, best to keep it simple for now.
Maybe of been better off with buying a unit of bowmen, and a mounted warrior unit as well maybe, but I guess that's the mistake of buying an army before you play it, you dont know any better!
We had to name our warlords for the tournament, so with this I announce "The Mighty Thadeous" with his small band of sixty warriors/levy band of Wessex men.
The tournament is only 4 rounds now, with missions as follows
Battle at the Ford
and Clash of the Warlords
With a another end game (separate from the tournament results) being a 4 player Wooden Oaths Multi-player game - so this should be a lot of fun and has separate prizes.
Will post the results next week, with some photos and an AAR report of games played..