Watched the battle of Minas Tirith again, on DVD. Sure is inspiring stuff, gets the mind going again on things to do with these rules :) Just looking at below stills drives home just what a job Peter Jackson and team did, again... (Click on the pictures to get the full view on the original website)
Latest progress is on the rules for the "heroes" - that is, individuals that on their own can affect the battle, but are not part of the formal command chain.
A problem could be that we'll end up with simply too many cards that need to get drawn every turn, which would become a nuisance. I'm working on a solution that keeps some level of randomness in there, while keeping down on the amount of cards drawn. And not introducing additional die rolls either.