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The Great Battles of Julius Caesar: The Civil Wars 48-45 B.C.
2
average 360 minutes
Challenging
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Ancient Wargame Civil War
Dice Rolling Hex-and-Counter

Alea iacta est... 49 B.C. Rome is in turmoil. Armed mobs rule the streets. The First Triumvirate - overseers of the last days of the Roman Republic - has disintegrated. The Senate and the People have two options: on the one hand is the overweening ego, ambition, but limited military vision of Gnaeus Pompeius Magno - Pompey the Great. On the other hand is one of history's greatest - and most schemingly ambitious - political/military figures, the conqueror of Gaul, Caius Julius Caesar. In Italy, at the edge of the Rubicon River, word of the stalemate has reached Caesar and his XIII Legion. He intones, for posterity: Ialea acta est... the die is cast. Great Battles of Julius Caesar recreates 5 battles, using the GMT Great Battles of History (GBoH) basic system: Pharsalus (Tessaly), 48 B.C. Dyrrhachium-Lesnika (Illyria), 48 B.C. Thapsus (Africa), 46 B.C. Ruspina (Africa), 46 B.C. Munda (Spain), 45 B.C.

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