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Commands & Colors: Ancients Review
 
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Board Game Reviews MT Matt Thrower Updated April 17, 2019 507   0

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If you google Commands and Colors, you’ll get a startling array of results all of which are connected to a simple game system for modelling warfare that’s become so wildly popular with board gamers that it’s spawned a mass of iterations across historical and even fantastical settings. However, ask most experienced gamers what the best of these titles is and they’ll tell you it’s Commands & Colors: Ancients from GMT games, which deals for the most part with the Punic Wars between Rome and Carthage. That publisher recently sent me a big box of various Commands & Colors material...
Commands & Colours: Ancients
 
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Board Game Reviews MT Matt Thrower Updated May 03, 2019 7318   0

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On rare occasion, I’m inspired to write another review of a game that I’ve already reviewed elsewhere. Such is the case today when I’m going to be taking a fresh look at Commands & Colors: Ancients largely because my original review was scarily obsessive about looking at its relative merits as a consim rather than by looking at whether it was actually any fun or not. And I’m going to start by pointing out that GMT really need to hire another copy-editor since their existing one has shamelessly left the “u” out of Colours, not only in the first...
Commands & Colors: Ancients
 
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Commands & Colors: Ancients allows you to re-fight epic battles of the ancient world. Here the focus is on the two rivals for power in the Western Mediterranean -- Carthage and Rome. Will you, as Hannibal, triumph over larger Roman armies; or as Scipio Africanus, will you beat Hannibal with newer tactics of your own?
 
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