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TridenteBologna Inactive Member14 Dec 2011 4:37 p.m. PST

It is concluded, Sunday 11 December 2011, the Italian Championship of this year.

and the new Champion is Marco Gasbarri


The tournament was held between 10 aggressive finalists from Milan, Bologna, Arezzo and Rome, in short a national Italian final.


The atmosphere of the event was a wonderful mix of healthy competition and conviviality, emphasized by some special moments, such as lunch


and the final toast based a good Italian sparkling wine


I must say that I tried to reflect all my personal romantic vision of the wargaming in the final. I think I had some success there, although I know that I can improve.

We say that this year the results were sufficient to motivate a 2012 season. At the table between one crescentina and the others was already talking about dates and topics of tournaments that will be a little more varied.

Well, now I refer you to the thirty photos in the post on the blog:


I would suggest watching the blog even those not interested in Anticamente. If you appreciate the beautiful miniatures and beautiful battlefields, trust me, take a look.
I'll be waiting here again for your comments ;-)

(Stolen Name) Inactive Member14 Dec 2011 9:10 p.m. PST

Looks great my sort of comp – I have not heard about the rules before but have found them now so will take a look

Temporary like Achilles Inactive Member14 Dec 2011 11:01 p.m. PST

Beautiful looking terrain and armies (and not a bad lunch, either!). Well done!

Do you have a link to give us some more information about the rules?


Personal logo Condotta Supporting Member of TMP15 Dec 2011 5:02 a.m. PST

Well done. Congratulations to Marco. Thank you for sharing the event. Your photos and comments made me feel like a welcome guest. The terrain particularly interests me. Please add more details about the rules, time/era played and who made all of those lovely terrain hexes.


Who asked this joker15 Dec 2011 8:52 a.m. PST

Hey Aaron,

Rules are a free download here.


In Italian and the Queen's English.


TridenteBologna Inactive Member15 Dec 2011 9:37 a.m. PST

"Brilliant service" are words I'd never associate with Caliver Books!

Who asked this joker15 Dec 2011 9:41 a.m. PST

The terrain boards are fantastic!

TridenteBologna Inactive Member15 Dec 2011 9:42 a.m. PST

Hi at all.
You can find other information here:


the rules are based on hex system (not a Command & Color system).


It is easy and fast, for example each battle in tournament is of one hour, but it's not stupid. A lot depends on the skill of the General in giving orders (secret at the begin of each turn) and activate units in the right sequence.
Although we use a hexagonal base of the battlefield, you never have the security of where we will stop the movement.

Now that the 2011 championship is finished, before the restart of 2012, I'll put several articles on the blog to explain how to make a battlefield. It is simple and fun, especially because at the end this system allows you to use well and very complicated battlefields without ever compromising the functionality of the game.



If you have any questions, I'm here ;-)

TridenteBologna Inactive Member15 Dec 2011 10:05 a.m. PST

"Brilliant service" are words I'd never associate with Caliver Books!

I didn't write this :-(

Who asked this joker15 Dec 2011 10:57 a.m. PST

I didn't write this :-(

The bug strikes again. :-/

Personal logo oldbob Supporting Member of TMP19 Dec 2011 9:54 a.m. PST

I've just taking the time to read this report, thank you for sharing. I take it all armies are 10mm?

TridenteBologna Inactive Member20 Dec 2011 1:25 p.m. PST

Yes, all the armies are in 10 mm. Anticamente is optimized for miniatures in 10mm. Yes is possible use different scale, but for the dimension of the base and to use the rules in a small table and obtain a wonderfull mass effect, for Anticamente the 10mm is the best

Temporary like Achilles Inactive Member20 Dec 2011 7:03 p.m. PST

Thanks for the info John and TridenteBologna!

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