ABD Exp. Kit 2: Hell's Horsemen

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Quick Overview

The second expansion kit for Ancient Battles Deluxe rides in, adding horse archers, cataphract, and camel cavalry to the fray.

Front cover

  • Front cover
  • Game components
  • Map
  • Counters


They rode swiftly across Eurasia over steppe and across plains under the Great Khan, or from Byzantium in armor as Cataphracts. Man, beast, and bow have long been weapons of shock and maneuver. Now you can find out as you re-write the pages of history's great battles, like those featuring the massive Persian cavalry formations at Thymbra (547 BC) and Platea (479 BC).

Charge to get your copy of this second expansion kit for Ancient Battles Deluxe!

Note: This expansion kit is not a "stand alone" game. To use it, you must own a copy of:

Ancient Battles Deluxe
Ancient Battles Deluxe expansion kit 1: Elephants at War

Game Components:

•   One 11" x 17" paper game map 'D'
•   80 color, 5/8" square counters, including horse archers, cataphract, and camel cavalry
•   16 new scenarios

Battles Included:

  • Qarqar (Shalmanesar III vs Hadadezer, 853 BC)
  • Thymbra (Croesus vs Cyrus, 547 BC)
  • Marathon (Miltiades vs Datis, 490 BC)
  • Platea (Mardonius vs Pausanius, 479 BC)
  • Lake Trasimeno (Hannibal vs Flaminius, 217 BC)
  • 2nd Cynoscephalae (Philip V vs Flamininus, 197 BC)
  • Pharsalus (Julius Caesar vs Pompey, 48 BC)
  • Cibalae (Licinius vs Constantine, 315 AD)
  • Ad Decimum (Belisarius vs Gelimer, 533 AD)
  • Volturnus (Butilinus vs Narses, 554 AD)
  • Hastings (William vs Harold, 1066 AD)
  • Manzikert (Romanos IV vs Alp Arslan, 1071 AD)
  • Indus (Jelal Ad-Din vs Ghengis Khan, 1221 AD)
  • Liegnica (Henry vs Kadan, 1241 AD)
  • Falkirk (Edward I vs Wallace, 1298 AD)
  • Sempach (Leopold III vs Arnold von Winkelreid, 1386 AD)


Game Design: Mike Nagel
Art & Graphic Design: Alan Emrich
Playtesting: Bradley Boyles, David Briggs, Phil Carroll, Kim Meints, Dave Schubert

Game Resources

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Game Data

Number of Players 2
Age 10+
Playing Time Approximately 60 minutes
Difficulty 4
Solitaire Suitability 6
Designer Mike Nagel
Developer Alan Emrich