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Zama: Triumph of the Roman Way of War

Zama: Triumph of the Roman Way of War

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    Zama (202 BCE) was the final, decisive battle of the Second Punic War (219-201). It was the culmination of seventeen years of continuous warfare between the two great western Mediterranean powers, Rome and Carthage. It not only settled the war, but put Rome firmly on the road to world domination.The Battles of the Ancient World game system is a tactical simulation of ancient battles. Each game in the system represents one of the great battles of the ancient world. The playing pieces represent the actual units which participated in the battles the map represents the terrain over which those units fought. This game series has been designed to ensure maximum playability and reasonable reality (in that order). In order to achieve these goals, the physical components and rules have been designed to make the game easy to understand and play. The components for each game in the series include an individual playing map, one hundred combat units, and a rule book containing standardized and battle-specific rules.Published in Strategy & Tactics magazine #153, Aug 1992. Errata was published in S&T #157. NB: This was a double issue that also included Operation Felix.Other games in Series: Four Battles of the Ancient World Battles of the Ancient World Volume II Battles of the Ancient World Volume III Battles of the Ancient World - Marathon and Granicus (Published in Strategy & Tactics magazine #214) - BoardGameGeek
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