Assyrian Wars covers the ruler period of the last four great Assyrian Kings and the decline and Fall period till the destruction of the Assyrian Empire and the defeat of their Egyptian Allies, from 722 to 605 BC.
Assyrian Wars is a multi player game, but with the Assyrian player against all others. Temporary Alliance changes possible. Conflicting trade interests may cause minor conflicts.
Each game turn represents the ruler period of one Assyrian King, the last turn decline and fall. Turns are divided into impulses. Follow the order of states on the impulse track each card played represents an impulse. Assyrian Wars combines the advantages of point to point games with the Blitzkrieg General system reckoning ancient warfare.
Assyrian Wars gives an easy entry for beginners. Still the game provides complex games situations depending on players strategy. Every game is different for nobody knows which random cards a player gets in addition to his fixed home cards.
For the experienced players there are challenging specials like Heavy Infantry, Light Infantry, Bowmen, Heavy Cavalry, Light Cavalry, Horsebowmen, and Chariots. Assyrian Wars allows detailed siege warfare. 87 cities are waiting for you to take them.
Can you overcome the massive city walls and water your horses at the Rivers of Babylon?