Diadochi Wars

Hail Caesar Diadochi Battle-Seleucid v Ptolomy

Another big game at PAW.  This time Hail Caesar in the time of the Diadochi Wars, the struggle for dominance following the death of Alexander.The battle pitched the forces of Seleucid against the might of Ptolomy.  The armies are the ones I have been collection to refight the Battle of Raphia, I'm nearly there but have a lot more elephants to do.  You will have to excuse the lack of basing, as you can imagine it's a massive task which i have still not decided how to do.As stated we used the Hail Caesar rules, the only change being centimeters instead of inches.  It seemed to work very well. And to the pictures.....The mighty armies deployed, Seleucid to the left and Ptolomy to the left.  Over a thousand figures on a 12 foot by 4 foot table.  Ptolomy's left flank's starting position.  Companion style cavalry, elephants with escorts and Egyptian Levy PhalanxPtolomy's Phalanx blockPtolomy's right flank elephantsThe Seleucid left, heavy cavalry, pike phalanx all fronted by 'dubi

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