The Chinese "long thin line" advances en masse (see below):
An early archery strike killing a warband stand fills the Chinese player with hope and the Roman with a sense of dread (see below):
Likewise a stand of Roman auxilla die hard in face of an arrow storm, these pointy things seem awfully dangerous (see below):
The Roman cavalry facing the Chinese Right Flank line out, but err into the range (24cm) of the Chinese massed bow (see below):
They too fall victim of "the arrow storm from the east" (see below):
The omens are looking good for the Chinese, can their luck hold when the fighting becomes up close and more personal?