Command & Colors: Ancients

Warfare from the Dawn of Military History (3000 BC) to the opening of the Middle Ages (400 AD).

The clunkily-named Command & Colors: Ancients uses the same Richard Borg card-driven system used in Memoir ’44 and BattleLore, but it could be argued it is most successful here, with the addition of leaders and a bit more complexity. Ancient battles between Rome and Carthage are covered in the core set, and expansion sets have followed. It’s not as well-produced as the other two games, and it annoys me that they plonked a logo in the middle of the (card) game board, but the wooden blocks with stickers on them have appeal!

Update Log

Date Version Changelog
Apr 2009 1.6 Picture changed and slight cosmetic changes
Jan 2009 1.5 More errors fixed
Dec 2008 1.3 Various errors fixed and rules clarified
Oct 2008 1.2 A few changes
Aug 2008 1.1 Slight change to Leaders section
Aug 2008 1 Original release

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