It is 1580, and the Second Desmond Rebellion is in full swing. A British army under Arthur Grey fails to catch rebel leader Fiach MacHugh O'Byrne out in the open.
Based on the historical events at Glenmalure, after which the famous song "Follow me up to Carlow" was created to commemorate, you play as Irish soldiers ambushing British soldiers and their allies along a set of forest land and pathways.
A keen strategist may destroy the enemy forces rapidly and efficiently, others will spend more time developing their hillside fortress in order to succeed. Either way, I hope you enjoy this basic scenario.