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616 Munychia (404 BC)

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Total plays 6 - Last reported by Fencer on 2017-04-25 01:48:45

Munychia - 404 BC

Athenian vs Spartan

Historical Background
Thrasybulus and the Athenian exiles marched from Phyle to the port city of Piraeus. The next day, oligarchic forces under the command of Critias, one of the Thirty Tyrants, marched out to meet them. Thrasybulus had taken a defensive position on Mount Munychia, but when Critias men advanced towards the hill, the Athenian exiles charged down the hill and broke the oligarchic line of the Thirty before the Spartans could come forward. After the defeat, a new government was elected and the Thirty Tyrants fled to Eleusis.
The stage is set. The battle lines are drawn and you are in command. Can you change history?

War Council

Athenian Exiles Army (Use Greek light blue blocks)
• Leader: Thrasybulus
• 6 Command Cards
• Move First

Spartan Army (Use Spartan orange and bronze Hoplite blocks)
• Leader: Critias
• 4 Command Cards

Victory
5 Banners

Special Rules
• The Hoplite Infantry rule is in effect.

• Four Spartan units are special bronze five block MH units.

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Tags: Expansion 6, Playable with Base Game

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Mark-McG replied the topic: #1364 5 years 7 months ago
Played this versus Todd as the Athenians, and a Order Medium and Mounted Charge card persuaded me to bring the Athenian Hoplites off the hills and take on the Spartan Allies before the Spartans could be brought up. Got horribly munched, somewhat by the dice, but I'm still convinced this was the right move for Athens. Sitting and waiting in the hills seems like a foolish strategy.

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