Commands & Colors: Ancients

£39.95

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GMT0509
Publisher:
GMT Games

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5th printing - 2014

Commands & Colors: Ancients allows you to re-fight epic battles of the ancient world. Here the focus is on the two rivals for power in the Western Mediterranean – Carthage and Rome. Will you, as Hannibal, triumph over larger Roman armies; or as Scipio Africanus, will you beat Hannibal with newer tactics of your own?

Units in both armies can only move and fight when ordered. The command playing cards supply those orders, providing an element of luck that creates a fog of war and presents players with both challenges and opportunities. You must maximize your opportunities by playing your command cards judiciously. How well you handle the diverse units, their weapons, and the terrain, will determine victory.

Commands & Colors: Ancients contains the battles of Akragas, Crimissos River, Ticinus River, Lake Trasimenus, Cannae, Dertosa, Castulo, Baecula, Ilipa, and Zama.

Components: Five full-color sheets of unit labels to affix to the 345 wooden blocks, One 22"x34" full-color mounted map + three sheets of Terrain Tile Overlays (double-sided), 60 Command Cards, 28-page Rule and Battle book, 2 full color Player Aid cards, 7 Battle dice

Players: 2
Suggested Ages: 14 and up

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