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By Michael Stultz

Publisher: Draco Ideas

Designers: Luis Alvaro Hernandez, Alvar Sanz

By the time the Romans established control of the entirety of peninsular Italy, the legions had faced and defeated the queen of the battlefield, the Macedonian phalanx, showing that they were equal to anything the ancient world could muster against them. The gaze of the Romans now cast south across the straights of Messina to Sicily. This would bring them inevitably into conflict with Carthage, the greatest naval power of the day, and the masters of everything from the African coast as far as the straights of Gibraltar, southeast Spain and Sardinia and western Sicily.

 

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By Russ Lockwood

Publisher Columbia Games

 

Julius Caesar by Columbia Games is a game that  I always  thought  deserves  more attention than it has received.   It has an intriguing , puzzle like quality to it which takes several  plays to really  grasp the deep thought  required to play well.   With that in mind,  TheBoardgamingLife presents Russ Lockwood’s  Review and  After Action Report of this overlooked gem .