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1991
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2
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Playing Time
240 minutes
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The Great Battles of Alexander
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The Great Battles of Alexander contains four of the Macedonian conqueror's most famous and decisive battles, all chosen to highlight the developement of the Macedonian Art of War. The battles covered are:

The game mechanics use a combat system that emphasizes weapon/armor superiority and maneuverability over quantity. The battles can be fought separately or combined into a campaign version.

Contents:

  • 600 die-cut counters
  • Two 22"x34" mapsheets; 19mm hexes; backprinted
  • One rules booklet
  • Two charts & tables sheets
  • One 10-sided die
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Awards
1991: Charles S. Roberts award for Best Pre-World War II board game, Nominee.

Notes:
I believe there are 553 actual counters (based on counter scan images in the gallery and a physical copy I have). The back of the box says 600 but 47 counters are double sized and are counted as 2 counters which is how they get 600 counters.

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Publisher: GMT Games
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Year: 1993
Product Code: 9103
Size: 12.00 x 9.20 x 1.05 inches
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Publisher: GMT Games
Artist: Rodger B. MacGowan
Year: 1991
Product Code: 9103
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0.66 pounds
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Board Game Rank: 2689
War Game Rank: 466
Num Ratings: 180
Average Rating: 7.00
Standard Deviation: 1.41
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