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Hack in the Dark

The power of Rome was on the eve of destruction. The empire was facing relentless invaders who wanted a better life within the borders of the empire. Rome had built walls to keep these invaders out. The walls did not work and were abandoned. The monetary system was crumbling with trade falling and coinage debased. The reforms of Diocletian only enslaved the people to fixed social positions destroying the middle class while making the people of Rome dependant on government bread and circuses. Immigrants called foederati were given land taken by the government from Roman citizens. The senate of Rome was corrupt and completely disregarded the needs of the Roman people and the empire by selling political and civil service positions. The foederati, Arian heretics under the authority of petty kings called regales, persecuted the one social institution that had saved Rome from the Huns; the Church.

Hack in the Dark takes miniature gamers back to those dark days. It is the job of the player to utilize all the tactics and weapons of the period to either defend civilization or to bring it down.

– catalog listing

Philip J. Viverito
LMW Works
In Print
Available online (Wargame Vault) (56-page PDF)


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Hack in the Dark

Warfare in the Dark Ages 250 to 1000 A.D.

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