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poiter5001 Jun 2014 11:30 p.m. PST

I am in the process of reading through the Mar 2014 Wargames Illustrated (the most recent arrival in this far flung colony) and I saw that there was a game called Gangs of Rome, does anyone have any more details?

WarWizard02 Jun 2014 3:48 a.m. PST

It is being put in again at NJCON this weekend, on Friday.
Did not see it on list for Saturday.

DrSkull02 Jun 2014 5:04 a.m. PST

I played in one session. It was an urban brawl set in the Marius-Sulla conflicts of the first century.

First scenario, Sulla and his co-consul had to get back to their houses while various Marius-affiliated gangs and neutral gangs roamed around.

Second Scenario: Marius must escaped from the city while Sulla's troops pour in.

It was a first rate game all around. The city scape was wonderful and the game was fast-paced and exciting.

epturner02 Jun 2014 11:24 a.m. PST

If I recall correctly, Cy Taylor put on that game. He's about here somewheres.


poiter5003 Jun 2014 2:33 a.m. PST

Cy, where are you? ;-)>

My thoughts were to play it ona 6 x 4 table initially with 2-4 players, then if others get involved, expand the table size.

What rules? Are they home brewed?

poiter5007 Jun 2014 8:04 p.m. PST

If anyone has contact with Cy Taylor or Steve Hunt who ran Gangs of Rome at a couple of recent US cons, could they ask either of them to contact me at poiter50 at gmail dot com ?

HussarSSI11 Jun 2014 4:26 a.m. PST

I was able to play at Fall In and was Sulla in one of the games. The game we did after all the Non Marius Romans switched sides and got to play the second scenario. I had a great time. I thought Cy was going to be running it again at NJ Con. I was not able to make it. If I see him will let him know you are interested

poiter5011 Jun 2014 11:16 p.m. PST

HussarSSI, thank you.

poiter5001 Jul 2014 7:33 p.m. PST


poiter5022 Jul 2014 6:38 p.m. PST

Bump again. Was this played at Historicon?

cytaylor Supporting Member of TMP08 Aug 2014 6:02 p.m. PST

Hello, Sorry I didn't see this thread. Didn't go to Historicon, but plan to run it at fall In. Cy

poiter5008 Aug 2014 7:38 p.m. PST

I'm in Australia so Fall In is not an option for me. Can you share some details such as rules used, pics, write ups of previous games, etc? I can be contacted on poiter50 at gmail dot com .

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