I was sifting through my unpainted miniatures today, and came across a couple of dozen dwarves. Not enough for an army on their own, but it occurred to me they could be a contingent in a "Battle of the Five Armies" from The Hobbit scaled to HotT. I decided to sketch out what a pair of appropriate armies might look like:
Defenders: Spear or Shooter General (Bard and Thranduil) @ 2AP Hero (representing Thorin & company) @ 4AP Magician (Gandalf) @ 4AP God (Eagles as late-arriving divine intervention) @ 4AP 2x Blades (Nain's dwarves from the Iron Hills) @ 2AP 2x Shooters (Elves of Mirkwood) @ 2AP 2x Spears (Men of Laketown) @ 2AP
Attackers: Blade or Warband General (Bolg and his guards) @ 2AP 4x Riders or Beasts (wargs with or without riders) @ 2AP 2x Shooters (goblins with bows) @ 2AP 8x Hordes (other goblins) @ 1AP 1x Flyers (swarms of bats) @ 2AP
I presume I'm not the only one to have given this consideration - what have other folks used to model this battle in HotT?