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NAVAL WARGAMES RULES FOR ANCIENT TIMES 2000BC TO 900AD

·         Current Edition: 1.0

·         Recommended scale 1/1200

·         Complexity: 6/10

·         Level of detail: 6/10

·         Dice required: D10, D6

With these rules you can take command of the fleets of antiquity with oared galleys roaming the Mediterranean, maintaining control of your Empire and keeping the Pirates in check. In those days warfare was up close and personal. The wars between <country-region></country-region>Greece and <country-region></country-region>Persia, Rome and Carthage, The Roman Civil War, all are covered. You can ram, carry out oar rakes, board the enemy, fire archers and ballistae, hurl rocks from stone throwers.

A list of 40+ ship types is provided, which with their variants adds up to a total of 80 data sets. There is also a points value system. We have incorporated a command system which allows for both good and bad commanders, and which has an effect on the flow of the action. The turn is of variable length and certain actions will only be permitted during an Intermediate Phase which happens at random.

A simple campaign system is provided as a basis for those with Imperial ambitions.

Game support material is available to download on the publisher's website at www.aandagames.co.uk.

Entry updated 12 April 2014

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December 12th, 2011
This set of rules is quite comprehensive and can cover a wide range of ancient nautical battles. I have not played the game yet, but the rules are reasonably well set out and written in plain english so I feel confident that when I do play I will understa [...]
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April 6th, 2011
A set of Ancient Naval rules that give a good battle, especially with ships from the classical period. They are not dificult to learn but generate a good game. Start small though. [...]
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