Monthly Archives: October 2014

Reading for the Weekend – The Tyrants of Syracuse

Now, it is time to go little further back in time and have a look at The Tyrants of Syracuse, Vol 1, 480-367BC (ISBN 978-1-84884-063-8, eISBN 9781848849341) in anticipation of the Basic Impetus force of Syracuse currently in works. Name … Continue reading

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Seleucid Shock Weapons – Elephants

One may ask why to choose Seleucids out of all successors. There are certainly many interesting ones – especially if one looks at the wars between Diadochi. What differs Seleucids from others is their purchase / exchange of large quantity of … Continue reading

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Roman Triarii

My little Republican Roman army has been left without update for some time now and they have not really got one unit they should have had from the beginning. Triarii tend to be on very expensive in Impetus but I opted … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – A Short History of Parthia

This time is is time to look at a Short History of Parthia by George Rawlinson. As mentioned sometime earlier, I have developed an interest to build Parthian army for Impetus. Initially that idea came to be because of the fascinating … Continue reading

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Signal Close Action Kriegspiel started

Earlier, a method was devised to play Signal Close Action umpired. Essentially plan is to follow same logic as Prussian Kriegspiel, but instead of live event it is to be played as PBEM & digital camera. The game has now been commenced with … Continue reading

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Seleucid shields of bronze

Macedonian phalanx shields were of wooden construction lined with leather and thin layer of bronze. I took an artistic liberty to leave polished bronze layer, instead of colored cloth or leather. Sunburst was very common pattern along with some geometric designs, … Continue reading

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