Being a Song of Blades & Heroes campaign inspired by the Hyperborea stories of Clark Ashton Smith.
Our player picks a warband, of the usual 300 points. Personalities are limited in the usual way to 1/3 of the total.
A series of games is played. The opponent, terrain and scenario is chosen randomly.
Roll 2D6 for the scenario. These are from Song of Deeds & Glory.
3 Treasure Hunt
4 Place of power
5 On difficult ground
7 Burn them out
9 Seize the high ground
10 Accidental meeting
11 Take the land
Select the opponents from what you have and seems appropriate. For example other bands of adventurers, cultists of an unpleasant god, voormis or similar pre-humans, wild or fantastical monsters, or whatever you have.
Terrain in Hyperborea is varied, although in the north glacial and in the south and central areas predominantly jungle.
6-7 Forest (jungle)
11 Dungeon (or temple, abandoned city etc. as they feature heavily in the stories)
13 Open plain
14 Border town
16 Scrub land
18 Dungeon or similar
Just to provide a challenge, the opponent may not be the same strength as your party, So, roll 1D6 as below. Add one if it's the last battle (the boss fight).
1 = 200
2 = 250
3, 4 = 300
5 = 350
6 = 400
1 Skeletons (especially in abandoned temples etc.)
Sword or spear - Points 20 Quality 4+ Combat 2 Undead
Bow - Points 26 Quality 4+ Combat 2 Shooter: Medium, Undead
Standard-bearer Points 20 Quality 4+ Combat 2 Standard Bearer, Undead
300 = Standard-bearer, 2 x archers, 11 x swords or spears
2 Wolf-men (especially in the north)
Points 36 Quality 4+ Combat 3 Big, Forester
300 = 8 wolf-men