Warhammer Ancient Battles
Game of ancient warfare, including campaign rules, scenarios, a basic combat
system and a variety of supplemental rules. Rules cover charges, morale, psychology,
leaders, battle standards, chariots, elephants, fortifications, veterans, and more.
Game system is derived from a sister game, Warhammer Fantasy.
Includes army lists for Romans and
Barbarians (see the supplements for other lists). Provides guidelines for collecting
and painting figures. Book contains a 16-page photo layout, showing sample armies
and illustrating how to paint.
| Period|| "the Ancient World"|
| Ground Scale|| unstated|
| Time Scale|| unstated|
| Figure Scale|| unstated|
| Miniature Scales||25mm models "...is the scale of model
featured throughout these rules, and the one we prefer..."|
|troop type||base widths|
| Light Infantry/Skirmishers||20-25mm|
| Other Infantry||15-20mm|
| War Engines, Chariots, etc.||as required|
The rules suggest base widths per figure. Base depths are not specified,
but should be sufficient to accomodate the models. While figures can
be based individually, the designers recommend mounting multiple figures per stand.
| Contents||144-page soft-cover book|
| Designers|| Jervis Johnson, Rick Priestley, Alan Perry, Michael Perry|
| Publisher|| First edition published 1998
by Warhammer Historical Wargames|