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109 Gaugamela (331 BC)

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11 years 3 months ago - 11 years 3 months ago #40 by Alessandro Crespi
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10 years 10 months ago #316 by Alessandro Crespi
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FAQs present for this scenario. CLICK HERE to read.

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10 years 10 months ago #374 by Alessandro Crespi
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Eric S. Raymond wrote some comments about this scenario on his webpage. CLICK HERE to read full article.

This scenario depends on whether Darius can pull off an envelop-and-crush with the numerically superior Persians befor Alexander punches his heavies straight through, shattering the required number of units on the way.
This one is well balanced; Darius being 2 command cards down compensates nicely for his numbers advantage. The Macedonians better pray he doesn't get a couple of early Line Commands, though; that could seriously constrain Alexander's room to maneuver.

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1 year 8 months ago #2309 by mk20336
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That was devastating scenario for my Persians - Macedonians started with moves in center and Darken The Sky, which really pissed my elephants - they of course tramped two units behind them. Lack of cards to do anything, companions ignoring XSW and Alexander giving additional dice - that is receipt for disaster:) 7-0 to Alexander:
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8 months 3 weeks ago #2798 by GF1954
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2 solitaire games with both sides winning by the score of 7 - 4. In the second game, the elephant for the Persians led a charmed life in that several times it escaped damage. It caused heavy damage to the Macedonian's heavies, and was a major contributor in the Persian victory.

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2 months 6 days ago #3087 by Stanislav27
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Results from the third round of my group's tournament:
Macedonians won 8 battles
Persians won 2 battles

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