Bronze Fist 2: In Search of the Gods

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Costs: Free
Frequency: one turn per week
Type: Ancient Hellenic Strategy Game
Last-Update: 2014Jan22
Keywords: free, open-ended, email, human, historical, wargame, economic


Introduction The year is 277BC, Megos Alexandros is long dead and his generals now fight over the spoils of his hard fought empire. The Diadochi as they were known has consumed Syria, Asia Minor, Aegyptus and Persia in war all seeking to become a great ruler to rival Alexandros himself. The great leaders such as Pyrrhus, Seleucus, Ptolemy and Lysimachus all fought to expand their influence and were full of jealous rivalry and greed. The Romans in Latium fight to control Italy the Greeks fight each other and other successor kingdoms in the east strive for independence.

As a player you enter the world as a ruler or one of these successor states or as a ruler of another Kingdom throughout the Mediterranean world.

What is Bronze Fist? Bronze Fist 2: In Search of the Gods is the second incarnation from Imperial Gaming; the first game saw a nation sim set after Alexander's conquests where players ran provinces or other nations in a quest for glory and domination. Bronze Fist 2 is set later that Bronze Fist and encompasses the great Hellenic period where the sons and grandsons of the great successor generals seek to further there nations glory. Players will step into this role as national leader and seek to become the strongest of the great lords, but players must be wary, for those who became too strong in these times were often envied and many a foul deed was committed to curtail any advancement.

Time Progression In Bronze Fist 2 time progression is split into two specific time periods, which are detailed below:

March to October, otherwise known as the campaign season, will progress as one month per turn.

October to March, known as the winter months, this period is of time will progress through in two turns the first being Fall and the last being Winter. This is to represent the harshness of winter campaigning and the struggle of actually trying to move an army on land or water this is done to enable the game to move along more smoothly over the winter months rather than waiting for countless months to get back into the nitty gritty.

National Positions Achaeus - Seleucids Pyrrhus - King of Epirus Eryydeus - Macedon Sosibius - Pharoah of Egypt Ptolemy Keranos - King of Thrace and King of Asia Minor Publius Cornelius Rufinus - Consul of Rome Bomilcar II - Shofet of Carthage


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