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Battles of the Ancient World #2

Condition: NM
Condition Note: unpunched, includes bonus errata counters
Our Price: $60.00


Battles of the Ancient World #2
Category: War Games
Sub Category: Popular War Games
Publish Year: 1995
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148708116
Mfg. part #: DCG04006
Type: Boxed Game

Battles of the Ancient World #2

Description

Battles of the Ancient World, Volume Two adds more battles to the popular Ancient World series. Battles include Issus, Metaurus, Carrhae, and Idvisto. Quick to read rules and easy play make these scenarios a first pick for an afternoon or evening of fun. Scenarios include: Issus, November 333 B.C.Issus was the closest Alexander came to defeat, even though he would go on to face a larger Persian army at Arbela two years later. Metaurus, 207 B.C. During the Second Punic War, Hasdrubal arrived in Italy to reinforce his brother Hannibal. While the two brothers were separated, Roman Counsel Nero sought to defeat Hasdrubal's force by marching his best troops 250 miles north to join the attack against Hasdrubal. Carrhae, 53 B.C.Roman legions under Crassius were marching to retake Syria when Parthian forces under Surenas surprised them shortly after crossing the Euphrates. The Parthians, who were entirely calvary, adopted their tactics of retiring and drawing their foes in pursuit. Idivisto, 15 A.D.After losing three legions of the Eagles at Teutoberger Wald, the Romans rebuilt their force to recover the Eagles and exact revenge.