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#6 w/Go Tell the Spartans

#6 w/Go Tell the Spartans
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#6 w/Go Tell the Spartans
Category: Board Games
Publish Date: 2004
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148057318
Type: Boxed Game

Description

"Stranger, go tell the Spartans that we lie here in obedience to their laws."
Epigram carved on the tomb of Leonidas's Three Hundred.

Go Tell the Spartans is a solitaire game simulating the three day battle (August 18th, 480 BCE through August 20th, 480 BCE) for the pass at Thermopylae (the Hot Gates) between an immense Persian host under Xerxes and the a small Greek force dominated by Leonidas and his 300 Spartans.

Being a solitaire game, the player is in the role of the Greek side "fighting a colossus of blind automata". The solitaire rules combine a set of parameters for movement, with a system for authorizing Persian movement and other actions via a track that monitors overall Persian morale and successes to date to assist the player in running a challenging automaton.

Each area on the map represents around 5 square meters. Each full game turn represents one day of time, with an action round representing a variable amount of time.

Complexity - Low
Solitaire Suitability - Excellent
Full color 22"x34" map
240 full color die-cut counters