ABD Exp. Kit 4: Art of War

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Quick Overview

This expansion kit introduces battle chariots and features several battles from the Far East.

Front cover

  • Front cover
  • Game components
  • Map
  • Counters


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
Ancient Battles Deluxe expansion kit 2: Hell's Horsemen
Ancient Battles Deluxe expansion kit 3: Strange Ordnance

Game Components:

•   One 11" x 17" paper game map 'F'
•   80 color, 5/8" square counters, including battle chariots
•   16 new scenarios

Battles Included:

  • Muye (Zhou vs Shang, 1027 BC)
  • Che (Yen vs Cheng, 717 BC)
  • Yen-Ling (Chin vs Ch’u, 575 BC)
  • Sabis River (Boduognatus vs Julius Caesar, 57 BC)
  • Idistaviso (Germanicus vs Arminius, 16 AD)
  • Watling Street (Boudiccea vs Paulinus, 60 AD)
  • Tours (Abdul Rahman vs Carles Martel, 732 AD)
  • Ashdown (Alfred vs the Vikings, 871 AD)
  • Harran (Soqman vs Baldwin II, 1104 AD)
  • Montgisard (Baldwin IV vs Saladin, 1177 AD)
  • La Forbie (Baibars vs Walter IV, 1244 AD)
  • Crecy (Phillip VI vs Edward III, 1346 AD)
  • Poitiers (John II vs the Black Prince, 1356 AD)
  • Agincourt (Henry V vs Charles VI, 1415 AD)
  • Varna (Vladyslav III vs Murad II, 1444 AD)
  • Brunkeberg (Christian I vs Sten Sture, 1471 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 13+
Playing Time Approximately 60 minutes
Difficulty 4
Solitaire Suitability 6
Designer Mike Nagel
Developer Alan Emrich