Last two “mid-week” boardgame evenings we spent with Jakub playing Hannibal and Hamilcar – new edition of 20 year old classic. My thoughts about game I have already shared, however sufficient to say that I like the suspense and balance of that title. The mini-game of battle, the interesting events as well as super quality of components in 2018 edition makes this game a really nice choice for an evening. I had opportunity to play this with Marcin (Sad but true – end of Hannibal Barca) – and the play the reverse (One step a time – slow but steady ascent of Carthage over Rome) and new Kuba would also like it. With that in mind I introduced him to the game.
Campaign: Iberia (210-205 BC)
Second Punic War (218-201 BC)
This is longest, most complete and comprehensive scenario in the game, where you can guide the faction you manage in direction which you think will bring the victory. We decided that Kuba will be attacking Carthage while I will take difficult, but not impossible task of defending Italy as Rome. Below session report in the form of pictures slide show.
That was great session and enjoyable play! Close, very close victory by Rome – mainly by preserving its manpower plus preventing reinforcements from Spain reaching Italy.