Thanks to all who made Landwaster 2016 such a successful and enjoyable competition.
The final results were 1) Dean Bedlington - II/64a Middle Imperial Roman (West) - 48 pts (this means an unbeaten 6 wins from 6 ) 2) Steve Hopkins - I/51 Later Sargonid Assyrian - 44 pts 3) Sheldon White - I/60b Early Achaemenid Persian (Cyrus) - 37 pts 4) Brenton Searle - IV/18 Lithuanian or Samagotian - 37 pts 5) Sulin Ford - II/36b Graeco Indian - 37 pts 6) Mark Baker - IV/65 Wallachian or Moldavian - 34 pts 7) Greg Kelleher - II/25 Bosporan - 31 pts 8) Alex Filewood - II/23a Later Carthaginian - 31 pts 9) Darryl Hills - II/71 Gepid - 30 pts 10) Phil Baldoni - II/27b Phyrric - 30 pts 11) David Osborne - II/53 Ancient British - 28 pts 12) Ken Filewood - II/39b Ancient Spanish (Celtiberian) - 28 pts 13) Zoe Brain - I/43a Kimmerian or Skythian - 26 pts 14) Jane Chellew - II/53 Ancient British - 25 pts 15) Michael Chellew - III/55 Early Samurai - 24 pts 16) David Williams - II/5c Later Hoplite Greek (Theban) - 24 pts --> withdrew after round 5. 17) Andrew Brain - IV/59b Post Mongol Samurai - 21 pts 18) David Lawrence - IV/58 Medieval Irish - 21 pts --> stepped in to replace a withdrawn player to keep numbers even. Withdrew after round 5 to keep numbers even 19) Tony Cotton - II/69c Sassanid Persian - 20 pts 20) Peter Spitzkowski - II/28b Early Armenian (Other).
Leigh Dunn was forced to withdraw and take his Spanish/Tlaxcalan monsters away after round 2 so I stepped up to keep the numbers even and discovered that my Medieval Irish were not the killer force I dreamed they would be. When David Williams had to leave early I also withdrew to keep the numbers even (and breathed a sigh of relief that I would avoid one final pantsing).
David Osborne took out the Executioner Award after cutting down 8 elements of Andrew Brain's Samurai.
The coveted Magister Militum prize (The Maurice) was won by Mark Baker and his Wallachians. When the scores were adjusted for the army ratings, Mark was catapulted from 6th place to 1st.
Phil Baldoni won the Mithradates Trophy for the highest improvement on a previous best Landwaster performance with a 3 percentage point lift
Much thanks to the various businesses that have supported Landwaster allowing us to celebrate our 15th competition
Dean Bedlington of Olympian Games - who donated prize vouchers for the Executioner Award and Last Place <www.olympiangames.com.au/>