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Masada: Epic Last Stand in the Desert is volume 4 in Minden's BATTLEGAME book series.  This is a 58-page illustrated book containing a complete solitaire simulation game of the Roman siege occurring in A.D. 73.  Contents include historical background articles, game rules, and game components (maps and tables).  The player takes the role of the sieging Roman forces, and the game system handles the defenders of the mountain fortress of Masada. 

The goal of the game is to show the dynamics and characteristics of the historical siege, and allow one to see events unfold during play in a realistic manner, thus providing better understanding of events.  Enough maps and blank combat rosters are provided to let you playseveral games.  With a small, digest-sized footprint, the game can be played almost anywhere you have room to roll two 6-sided dice (so playing on tray table during a flight, or over a lunch break are very doable).

Make no mistake, Masada is primarily an experience game, where one sets it up and then watches events unfold. The game system replicates the siege, with the giant Roman ramp growing ever closer to the fortress plateau... and destiny.  Masada: Epic Last Stand in the Desert is now available in PDF format.   Designed by Gary Graber.  Published by Minden Games.

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File Last Updated:
December 02, 2018
This title was added to our catalog on December 02, 2018.