Dux is Latin for “leader and later for duke and its variant forms (doge, duce, etc.). During the . King Arthur, in one of his earliest literary appearances, is described as dux bellorum (“dux of battles”) among the kings of the Romano-Britons in. Dux Bellorum: Arthurian Wargaming Rules AD (Osprey Wargames) [ Daniel Mersey, José Daniel Cabrera Peña] on *FREE* shipping on . Some of you may have already seen or even written a review on the new rules Dux Bellorum, by Dan Mersey. I’ve been meaning to write up.

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A couple of suggestions: Sounds tempting- though I haven’t yet had a chance to give Saga a once around the block: Dalauppror 6 September at Kris Marquardt 6 September at It looks like there can be some overlap with SAGA, so with some clever basing, I might be able to play all 3 with the same groups of figures.

You can use individual bases but they’d need to be on a larger base as well. Jay 6 September at You should see how many times I have to correct my blog after I’ve posted!: Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

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I stole the idea in the Dux Bellorum rulebook for sabot bases with round holes in them to turn the Saga based figures into units Warbases in the Vux cut them to my specs. The plastics out there right now for this period are great and if you are buying minis anyway you should give it a try.


Any scale can be used as it’s based measurements are done in base widths.

The Roman called dux is Publius Crassuswho was too young to hold a commission; see discussion of his rank. Until the 3rd century, dux was not a formal expression of rank within the Roman military or administrative hierarchy. Silver Whistle 7 September at Ray, I agree about the avoidance of competitive games, they tend to spoil the flavour of a game and yeah, they can indeed leave you with a banging headache and a belligerent red mist descending before your very eyes LOL.

You know I don’t game Ray, so I’ll just say this. I have the rules and I do like them! Foundation Kingdom overthrow Republic.

I’ve already collected most of the stuff I need from Bill at Musketeer and am waiting for him to finish off the rest of his Romano British and then I’ll start. It was not until the end of the 3rd century that the term dux emerged as a regular military rank held by a senior officer of limitanei – i.

Sadly I’ve not used them for around 6 years, I really do need to get them out!!! This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat In pre-revolutionary Russia, the Dux Factory built bicyclesautomobiles and aircraft in Moscow.

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Clint 6 September at Thanks Ray, inspiring review. Who makes these please? David Cooke djx September at In writing his commentaries on the Gallic WarsJulius Caesar uses the term only for Celtic generals, with one exception for a Roman commander who held no official rank. I’ve been meaning to write up mine for some time now, but school holidays and life just got in the way, so its a bit later than I would really have liked to but here goes anyway.

I know what am saying, but it often comes out something altogether different when I write. Bedford 7 September at May Learn how and when to remove this template message.


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Centuriate Curiate Plebeian Tribal. So far the best rules I’ve come accross were free in Practical Wargamer Magazine. During the Roman Republicdux could refer to anyone who commanded troops, including foreign leaders, but was not a formal military rank. Just going to use the Roman and Celt lists in the book. Came here by searching for how to increase twitter followers Also visit my blog: This dux was superior to all other duces within the dioceses and when the vicarius called the legions of the dioceses into action, all of the legions were at the dux’s command.

Xux going to have to order myself a set of the rules as you can play then in any size units from many rule systems which is very appealing. Thanks for whriteup of my blog: Anonymous 10 January at Nice review is this ruleset designed with a scale in mind or dkx it scaleable? Some of you may have already seen or even written a review on the new rules Dux Bellorum, by Dan Mersey.

Don’t throw a 1: Dux Bellorum – A Personal Review

Have a good start mate! This section does not cite any sources. Good review Ray, im with you on this one, the Warlord books are great, and Dux Bellorum is a great looking game. General officer Flag officer Air officer. Anne 6 September at Paul of brllorum Man Cave 6 September at Dalauppror 8 September at