The Knights Templar in Outremer at the time of the Leper King

The Norman Saga

The Anarchy

Ager Sanguinis

The Game

 

MONTGISARD is the name of the battle won by Baldwin IV, the Leper King of Jerusalem in 1177 against the Egyptian army of Saladin. This game will be an extension for AGER SANGUINIS and will introduce new knight Templar counters as well as famous characters like Reynald de Chatillon and the Leper King himself in his litter. 

Anticipated Box Contents:

> 4 full-color tactical maps, giving a possibility of many different terrains;
> 2 A4 sheets of playing pieces printed in full color;
>
1 booklet including the rules, the historical background, a guide to the playing pieces and both strategic and tactical scenarios;
>
Several play sheets for handy reference;
> 1 10-sided die.

Expected release date:
2019

The Characters

   
The various factions are displayed through counters using the Outremer/Croisades format. A 3-letter marking system will enable easy differentiation of the various playing pieces on the maps. Counters are available on A4 sheets (8.3" x 11.7"):
> A4 countersheet - Crusaders (Front - Back) - Updated on May 28, 2018
> 
A4 countersheet - Saracens (Front - Back) - Updated on Mar 28, 2019

Note: Click on the counters below to see larger size artwork.

The Knights Templar

Templar 1  Templar 2  Templar 3  Templar 4 Templar 5 Templar 6

> Knight
   Templar 1

> Knight
   Templar  2

> Knight
   Templar  3

> Knight
   Templar  4

> Knight
   Templar  5

> Knight
   Templar  6

     

> Templar
   Sergeants
  

> Templar
   Dignitary 1

> Templar
   Dignitary 2

     

The Nobles

Baldwin IV, the Leper King Reynald de Chatillon Balian of Ibelin Raymond of Tripoli  

> Baldwin IV,
   the Leper King

> Reynald de
   Chatillon

> Balian of Ibelin

> Raymond
   of Tripoli

> Milon

 
The Men-At-Arms

> King's Guard 1

> King's Guard 2

> City Nobles

> Light Infantry

> Crossbow

> Archers

The Civilians
     

> The True Cross

> Peasants

> Sybilla

     
The Ayyubids
     

> Mamluks 1

> Mamluks 2

> Ghilman
   (Updated Jan.16)

     

> Mamluks 3

> Ghilman 2

> Anatolian
   Medium Infantry

> Fatimid
   Medium Infantry

> Archers
   (Updated Jan.6)

> Fatimid
   Javelinmen

     

> Light Infantry
   (Updated Jan.10)

> Fatimid Militia
   (Updated Jan.12)

> Salah ed Din

     

The Maps

The game will include 4 maps: A double map of the famous Crac des Chevaliers and 2 maps of open terrain, typical of Middle Eastern landscapes. An additional overlay (or actually underlay...) depicting the underground vaulted ramp of the Crac will be provided to add another challenge to the siege of the fortress.


> The Crac des Chevaliers
    (Updated Oct 7, 2018)

> (2) A2 maps
 (60cm x 80cm)
   

> The Vaulted Ramp
    (Updated Sept 30, 2018)
> (1) A3 map
 (60cm x 40cm)
> The Horn
   (Updated Mar 24, 2019)
 > 1 carte A3
 (60cm x 40cm)
> The Oued
   (Updated Mar 24, 2019)
 > 1 carte A3
 (60cm x 40cm)
The Campaign Counters
The campaign counters represent the factions at war: Knights Templars, Franks from Jerusalem or Ayyubids.

> Knight Templar

> Templar
   combat group

> Baldwin IV,
   the Leper King

> Crusader
   Knight

> Crusader
   cavalry group

> Crusader   
   combat group

   

> Salah-ed-Din

> Ayyubid knight

> Ayyubid
   cavalry group

> Ayyubid
   combat group

 

 

The Campaign Map
The campaign map displays a portion of Holy Land, from Kerak to the Mediterranean Sea. It is designed to play several campaign scenarios. This map uses hexes which are the same size as those of the tactical maps.
> A2
 (60cm x 40cm)