I was given the opportunity to be walked thru the Sword and Spear rules by Chris P, a good friend of Spyros'.
He brought his two very well painted armies- Republican Roman and Pyrrhic Macedonian.
I have never played these rules but Chris knew them well. The command and control were straight forward. Each unit has a die and they are all put into a bag. We drew 9 dice out each time. The side that drew the most had the initiative. All the dice that are drawn out are rolled. 1s are discarded. The other numbers are placed next to the units that you wish to move/fight or fire that turn.