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The Great Battles of Alexander: Deluxe Edition, the updated, expanded, full-color-enhanced version of the best-selling, multi-award-winning game system that started the Great Battles of History series, includes new game counters, maps, packaging, battles, and scenarios that cover all the major battles from the original game and the Juggernaut module, plus five additional battles ... ten in all. The Great Battles of Alexander: Deluxe Edition is virtually the complete history of Alexander the Great and the Macedonian art of war.


Chaeronea
338BC

Phillip II of Macedonia defeats Athenian and Theban armies to establish hegemony over Greece.


Pelium
336BC

Alexander secures his rear lines in the Balkans by smashing the Illyrians under Clitus.


The Lyginus
336BC

Alexander subdues the Triballians in his first campaign as King of Macedonia.


The Jaxartes
329BC

A nasty river crossing against the always-dangerous Scythians.


Samarkand
328BC

A Macedonian expedition under Pharnaces heads north to punish the Scythians but is trapped before Alexander can help.


The Granicus
334BC

Alexander faces his first Asian test across the banks of the Granicus River against a force determined to stop the invaders.


Issus
333BC

The Persian King, Darius III, steals a march on Alexander and surprises him by cutting his lines of communication.


Gaugamela
331BC

Alexander, having conquered half of the Persian Empire, turns east to face the huge army Darius has assembled.


Arigaeum
327BC

Alexander assaults a mountain stronghold on the way to the Indus.


The Hydaspes
326BC

Alexander's last battle, this time against King Porus' Indians and the cataphracted Indian Elephant Corps!


Game Components

COUNTERS
720 full-color two-sided counters, including:

43 full-color two-sided double-size counters
MAPS
Three full-color double-sided 22x34" mapsheets
OTHER
  • One 10-sided die
  • 32-page Rule Book
  • 24-page Scenario Book
  • Player Aid Cards: Two 8.5x11" cards showing game charts & tables

Game Features

  • Third Edition rules, with many changes and additions
  • New maps for The Granicus and Chaeronea, plus an expanded Gaugamela map
  • Armies for the Danubian tribes, Illyrians, Greeks, Persians, Scythians, and Indians
  • Eighteen new Macedonian Commanders
  • New Restricted Line Command system for Persians, Indians and Greeks
  • Wing Commanders and Macedonian Contingent Commanders
  • Cavalry Shock Formations: The Companion Wedge and the Thessalian Diamond
  • The Persian Immortals and Kinsmen, Macedonian artillery, cataphracted cavalry ... and cataphracted elephants!
TIME SCALE 20 minutes per turn
MAP SCALE 70 yards per hex
UNIT SCALE 100 men per strength point
NUMBER OF PLAYERS One to four

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