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Was the New edition at Essen this year?
 
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only a huge sized demo.. On a leaflet it said Q1 2017, but I couldn't ask the rep for more info (kickstarter?) as he was too occupied with others at that time.
 
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I hope they take their time with the game and really get it right. I don't mind waiting if the payoff is a great product. Too many games are rushed into production--looks like this won't be one of them.cool
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And make it a superdeluxecollectorsvisualstunning edition!
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I'll keep my fingers crossed as this game does greatly interest me.
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I did have a chance to talk with the rep for a little bit.. The new game will be on sale at Spiel'17. Some of the changes they made so far focus on streamlining the game, making it (a bit) easier and faster. For example:

- Provinces on the map were more clearly marked.
- Cards with a value of 3 now have a small ship icon.
- Cards also indicate the number of casualties after combat, instead of using one of the attrition table (if I remember correctly?!)
- The rulebook has been improved.

It seems like an improvement, but until Spiel'17 my 1996 edition will do just fine!

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He also promised scenarios for the game and couple of new generals to choose from. On the other side will be the map for the Hasdrubal game. For that game they will add some additional cards. So I will get two games in the box.

The co designer seamed to be a really nice guy who is really interested in making these changes to the game. As I understood they will try to kickstart the game. After talking to him I felt that I should order the kickstarter edition although I own the Valley Games copy.
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Kirss wrote:
On the other side will be the map for the Hasdrubal game. For that game they will add some additional cards. So I will get two games in the box.


Interesting. I was under the impression it would be a Hamilcar (First Punic Wars) game. Hasdrubal would be part of the same conflict (Second Punic Wars) as Hannibal. Maybe it will focus on the Iberian conflict v Scipio Africanus?
 
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He meant Hamilcar (1st Punic War).
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an update https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/60123/location-names-hann...
 
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