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De Bellis Magistrorum Militum Files. B 12KB · Downloads. Version This This PDF contains a DBMM measuring stick that I created. De Bellis Magistrorum Militum (DBMM) Version 2 [Phil Barker] on tingrakecoupde.ga * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Paperback of the De Bellis Magistrorum Militum: Wargames Rules for Ancient and Medieval Battle BC to AD by Phil Barker at.
Allied contingents and commands led by Irregular generals must each use a different die while those of Regular generals share dice which can be assigned as needed each turn. This system came under early criticism as "superficial and surreal" and as failing to give the player the flavor of what it was like to command an ancient army.
The level of micro management has come under criticism due to the way each individual element can be moved independently rather than being grouped into units. One of the most realistic aspects of DBM is the way armies become progressively more disorganized, and thus harder to control, as combat breaks larger groups into smaller groups and small groups into individual elements while the number of pips available to control them remains the same.
Combat can be either distant or close, with only a minority of troop types being able to conduct the former. Close range bow shooting and the throwing of javelins is treated as part of close combat.
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Opposing elements must be in full front edge to front edge contact with each other in order to engage in close combat. While simplifying combat resolution, this contact rule requires element placement on the table top to be fairly neat and precise and can result in situations where the arrangement of elements prevents some from getting into combat.
The wording of the rules has also come under criticism and their clarity unfavorably contrasted with other rules. Competition games are typically played from to points, club games are typically to points. A point army is typically an army of between about 50 and 80 elements, or about - figures in total a Regular, mainly mounted army like a Mongol force is more expensive per element, whereas one based more on Irregular foot troops such as the Anglo-Saxons at Hastings is cheaper per element and thus much larger.
De Bellis Magistrorum Militum Version 2.1
Phil Barker had grown increasingly unhappy with the way that those constraints were being used by players to block actions that would in reality have been possible. Hence he decided on a revision.
Reviewer Mark Ottley described the number of modifiers as "over the top", but then qualified this verdict by adding that, after a short while, the player can learn to ignore most of them except for rare special cases.
Depending on where you are located Beausant you will have a choice of DBA to try, here in the US I think they are sticking to something called 2. Elsewhere they seem to be still waiting for what ever DBA version is next that some seem to dislike not a DBA player myself , try the fanaticus.
The basic rule mechanics between DBA and DBM are very similar in fact it gets confusing switching between the systems because there are some differences.
Inferior, Superior, Regular, Irregular. This can create some somewhat arbitrary movement which is open to interpretation have not found this to be a problem, but is a significant difference between DBA and DBM. These can trip you up, because the two systems started out very similar, but have drifted apart a little In general I would say both of these systems give a very good game.
So it really comes down to what system is being played locally and what do you like. Regarding DBA 2. I have not tried the latest test drafts of DBA 3. We have already converted over to DBA 3. You can get a copy of DBA 3.
Final version will be out soon but will nearly identical to the yahoo version. Good introduction of DB mechanics.
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DBA does have a minimal grading system with Fast and Solid types of infantry. But no points, all elements are equal.
Skirmishers -- Psiloi -- can take a second move if they end up in bad going -- running for cover. Here's a link to my web site jglwargames. I would travel to tourneys all over to play.While simplifying combat resolution, this contact rule requires element placement on the table top to be fairly neat and precise and can result in situations where the arrangement of elements prevents some from getting into combat. PIPs simulate though not model the difficulties of command and control during a battle, and players find that once battle is joined, they often need to spend all of their available PIPs shoring up their battle line, with few PIPs left over for maneuver of un-engaged elements.
The defender uses a random process to place terrain according to his army's home territory, and the invader chooses which side his army will enter the board.
Allied contingents and commands led by Irregular generals must each use a different die while those of Regular generals share dice which can be assigned as needed each turn. Free Dbmm de bellis magistrorum militum : Version 2. If you looking for Dbmm de bellis magistrorum militum : Version 2.
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Players then alternate bounds. Due to the nature of DBA's combat system, DBA is often criticized as being over-"geometric", as elements are matched up in precise ways, and base widths must match up with some precision.
PIPs are the spots on a die.