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HANNIBAL & HAMILCAR

A project in London, UK by PHALANX
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20th Anniversary Edition of award-winning 2-player game by legendary Mark Simonitch. Two games on epic struggle of Rome and Carthage.
Backers: 3513
Average Pledge Per Backer: £75

Funded: £263,313 of £20,000
Dates: Apr 19th -> May 13th (24 days)
Project By: PHALANX
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Latest News

Son of Hannibal

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Salve, This campaign is almost over but before the lights go out there is one more thing to post. So just let me make a remark, that what you’d see below is still ‘work in progress’ - some issues were not yet solved, some art requires... (Read More)

I would like to thank everybody...

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Salve, Let’s start with a personal note from Mark. Some of you were interested if he was actually involved in the project. I think the below is a nice summary in Mark’s own words. Below you will find a recap of the Stretch Goals funded over last... (Read More)

Armies of Hannibal’s era (part 2)

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
by Dariusz “Berger” Góralski   The city of Carthage was destroyed, plowed over, and sown with salt. Although it was re-developed as Roman Carthage, the former Punic Republic had been left with no traces of the formations, tactics, and look of... (Read More)

Photos of Miniatures and Giant Mat

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone, Today we have received the printed miniatures form Hexy Studio. Here are some photos you have asked for. Enjoy! Please notice, that the photos were made with a normal cell phone. And it is a cloudy day today. :)              ... (Read More)

Armies of Hannibal’s era (part 1)

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Salve! I’m giving today’s update to my longtime friend, game designer, and veteran wargamer, Dariusz Góralski, who will tell you a fascinating story about the armies of Hannibal’s era. I hope you will enjoy this article, which shows how board... (Read More)

Draft Scenario Book

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the most important features of the 20th Anniversary Edition of the Hannibal & Hamilcar game is the Scenario Book, presenting 20 years of game development in a single box! That means 9 historical scenarios for Hannibal, each starting in a... (Read More)

Card Holders

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone, As with the previously offered add-ons, this one is also inspired by your feedback. Please take a look at these Hannibal & Hamilcar card holders. They are custom made, designed just for our game. We think that using ships was a... (Read More)

Draft Rulebook

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone! This is going to be a very short update, but it includes very large content - the draft rulebook! Important notes: this file is a work in progress. We uploaded it to get your feedback before this goes to final editing. the file is... (Read More)

Hamilcar the Thunderbolt

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Who was Hamilcar? Hamilcar was Hannibal’s father. A great military and political leader. A man with vision. And a man who considered to have an unsettled bill with the Romans. His three sons, known as Lion’s Breed, were the main commanders in a... (Read More)

Miniatures

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
When you play different games, you play with different components. You get used to them. We always had counters, standees, or blocks in wargames. Miniatures were reserved for mass market games like Axis & Allies or Memoir ’44. And it is hard to... (Read More)

Call to arms!

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Traditional leader counters.   You wanted them badly, huh?   So, here they come!   The counters will be yours for FREE If we can reach 200 Facebook shares, 200 TT retweets and 200 Instagram likes with the following posts:   Facebook post (please... (Read More)

Fortes fortuna juvat

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Salve! One day thought has crossed my mind, that it might be a good idea to ask other game designers, publishers and developers and generally The Hobby for support and endorsements. I thought it would be great if everyone recorded a short video share... (Read More)

You Silver Shields!

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone! You are taking this campaign by storm. We’ve reached £120,000 a level which was our dream goal before the campaign. And we still grow. All thanks to you! THANK YOU! We are proud that we are responsible for a project, which is... (Read More)

Let’s make wargames great again!

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone! We are not only making wargames great again. We are making them looking great and great in size! OK, so this yet another quirky story. What you see below is a XXL Hannibal board, prepared solely for presentation purposes for Essen... (Read More)

“That sounds wonderful.”

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Salve!   Today is my Name-day. What's that, you'd say? Well, an old, presumably early Christian tradition, still alive in the part of the world where I have my roots. Instead of birthdays, we used to celebrate thea day of our patron Saint. According... (Read More)

By popular demand

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Salve! There were many requests for adding stand-up generals. As I wrote earlier, we have been agonizing over this issue from the start of the project. Should they be in the base game, an expansion, or a KS add-on? There were pros and cons for each... (Read More)

Kickstarter of the Week - Hannibal & Hamilcar

April 23rd - via: clubfantasci.com
The development team at PHALANX has given this game a careful and meticulous update. It is now easier, faster and considerably shorter to play, and the stunning new art makes it look better than ever (Read More)

That’s a great start!

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Jaro, congratulations-- that is a great start! Mark Sent from my iPhone Rome wasn’t built in a day, that we know. But when was it funded? Believe it or not (some don’t) but EXACTLY 2770 years ago, on April 21st, 753BC. Only 2762 years after... (Read More)

Dream big and don’t be afraid to do so.

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
'This sentence is the beginning of the most unbelievable story in the gaming realm' - That's how we started our last newsletter, prior to the launch of our Kickstarter campaign. And here is the reason for that: I saw Hannibal being played for the... (Read More)

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