The Washington Area DBA Gamers (WADBAG)

WADBAG Battle Report

The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

A DBA Scenarios Event
at Historicon 2006

WADBAG's David Schlanger and David Kuijt ran the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire DBA Scenarios event as part of the DBA at Historicon 2006 program during Historicon 2006 (July 20-23, 2006) at Lancaster, PA.

14 players were divided into two groups of seven - one Roman group and one Barbarian group. Each player competed against the others in his group and played through each of seven historical scenarios against seven different players from the opposing group.  The scenarios featured battles from the collapse of the Republic through Justinian's Reconquest. Each battle lasted about an hour and featured custom designed terrain. Figures were provided. Highlights for each battle are linked below:

Final Results

Romans Score   The Barbarians Score
John Manning 96 Jon Baldwin 143
Jack Sheriff 95 Rich Baier 123
Jonathan Bostwick 92 Alex Bostwick 122
Bill Fisher 69 David Bostwick 105
Jason Bostwick 51 Tim Hladon 97
John Passiglia 32 Peter Sheriff 93
Robbie Fisher 13 Ron Giampapa 77

Prizes and Participants

Hochmesiter wannabe No MORE!

Here's the 1st place Roman plaque and ZOC marker prize.

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Hochmesiter wannabe No MORE!

Here's the 1st place Barbarian plaque and ZOC marker prize.

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Hochmesiter wannabe No MORE!

Close-up view of both ZOC marker statues.

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Crazy Pagan!

Here are the Romans (from left to right) Jonathan Bostwick, Jason Bostwick, John Manning, Jack Sheriff. The other three Romans fled the field! Not pictued (Bill Fisher, Robbie Fisher, John Passiglia)

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Crazy Pagan!

Here are the Barbarians (from left to right) Jon Baldwin, David Bostwick, Rich Baier, Peter Sheriff, Alex Bostwick, Tim Hladon. Looks like one Barbarian needed a smoke break! Not pictured (Ron Giampapa).

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Crazy Pagan!

David Kuijt presents the top Roman and Barbarian awards to Jon Baldwin (left) and John Manning (right). Congrats Jon and John!

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Carrhae - Cantabrian Revolt - Teutoberger Wald - Emesa - Adrianople - Chalons - Dara


Last Updated:  27 July 2006

The author David Schlanger may be contacted at buckynduke@comcast.net

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