The 'Battles of the Ancient World' game system is a tactical simulation of some of the greatest and most important battles from ancient history from 1457 B.C. to 451 A.D.. Each of the 18 scenarios available features one of these great battles and players may play as either side. Each unit in the game represents an actual unit that participated in the battle, each with an actual strength between 250 and 1,200 men. The map represents the actual terrain over which each battle was fought. The game in the series has been designed to ensure maximum playability and historical accuracy, in that order. There are over 100 different units across all the missions, ranging from elite Roman Legionaries, to Persian Scythed Chariots. Each unit has its own unique ability that you need to take advantage of in order to win each battle.
- 8 Mission Tutorial Campaign.
- 18 Campaign maps.
- All missions, except the tutorial, can be played as both sides.
- 3 levels of difficulty.
- Over 50 Unique Units.
- Detailed Combat Analysis.
- Flank Attacks.
- Strategic Movement.
- Hours of Gameplay.
- Detailed Reference Charts.
- Game Centre Achievements.
- iCloud Save.
- Map Zoom.
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Ratings and Reviews
Always one step from greatness.
I tried the Cannae battle and had some good fun with it. Usual Hexwar Ancients issues - no real unit facing rules and the maps "just fit" the units on the field.
Hexwar guys - I realize that you're stuck on unit facing rules etc until you go to the C&C Ancients engine - but until then - can you please make your maps with room to maneuver on the flanks?
Fans would be a lot happier to employ maneuver rather than throwing armies directly at each other. Thanks
Other games are better
You basically have two armies standing across from each other and despite their elaborate descrption of strategy of each battle the largest army wins no matter what strategy you try to employ.
Don't know what I was thinking. A traditional computerized board game. Charging anything more than $3-4 is over priced in my opinion. Nothing novel or progressive here though seems competently done.
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- 585.2 MB
- Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
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