Category Archives: Ancient warfare

Pax Romana PBEM – Turn 1 (and the last)

So, starting the game up. In first activation, perhaps not surprisingly Greece decided to hold his interests in Roman territory and send SoF army there. Fueled by destructive rage he went off to punish innocent Capuans and burned the town … Continue reading

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Basic Impetus 2.0 – Initial impressions

Basic Impetus 2.0 finally became available as digital edition so I got a copy. It came as two versions, full color and simplified edition – which is much appreciated, because the simplified version is more printer friendly in case a few … Continue reading

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Alea iacta est – Pax Romana PBEM starting

Decided to join up four player advanced Pax Romana PBEM game by Vassal Engine. It has been in making for over a month but finally we have reached a state when things should start to move about a bit quicker. … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games IV – Italia

While talking about Pax Romana, and Imperium Romanum II, it would be somewhat unfair to leave out Italia – an offshoot of Britannia. Unlike Britannia, Italia never quite didn’t make it, and I genuinely wonder why. Of course Britannia was … Continue reading

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Pax Romana, scenario II

There was an opportunity to play second scenario of Pax Romana, a two player game that pits Carthage and Rome against each other. Goal was simple, to destroy the capital of the other, or failing that, victory by VP’s. I … Continue reading

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Rhodean harbour

Incidentally, colliding with my interest in the Seleucid-Roman interaction, and probably also, but unknowingly with my interest to Pax Romana I had opportunity to stop by in a natural Rhodean harbor. Putting aside the fact that it probably servers more swimmers … Continue reading

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More about Pax Romana

Now that we have tried Pax Romana in four player configuration – only two turns, and stripped basic mode to get the feel of the system, several things become evident. Scalabilty Pax Romana is remarkable game because of the scalability … Continue reading

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