Category Archives: Ancient warfare

Summer came – Summer went…

It’s been remarkably busy season for anything else but actual wargaming. Of course some of that has been fitted in, but paints have been in the shelfs for past few months. Meanwhile I did finally collect my old ASL collection … Continue reading

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Naval Gunnery and disaster of 1628

For quite some time I have tried to find a good example for couple of friends to explain what kind of damage solid cannon ball does when fired against wooden ship of solid construction. Now I have found excellent sample … Continue reading

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Review -Basic Impetus 2.0

I have to admit that I did expect Basic Impetus 2.0 (Hardcopy from Dadi&Piombo, digital copy available in Wargame Vault) to be released a few months ago, but better late than never. First Basic Impetus has been admittedly my favorite … Continue reading

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Impetuous Evening

There was an opportunity to play Basic Impetus 2.0 – which I would never decline. A nice little matchup between revised Romans and Carthaginians, with the 2nd Edition ruleset. Initial impression of the rules were quite favorable and I have … Continue reading

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Hauling a coffin, and looking into a sewer

Had an opportunity to haul Alexander’s coffin around Syria some time ago. Unfortunately only by two people, but sufficiently to get an idea how the game mechanics work. No game which features marriages, murder and stealing Alexander’s (or anyone else’s, … Continue reading

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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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