Legions of Death

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Antiquity gameEAG
ReleaseJan, 1987
DeveloperM.C. Lothlorien
Platform(s)Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreText-based; strategy game; empire-building
SettingThe Punic Wars (264-146 BCE); playable from the Carthaginian perspective (Player 1) and the Roman perspective (Player 2)
Notable charactersB


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Serrano Lozano, D. (2020). ‘Ludus (Not) Over. Video Games and the Popular Perception of Ancient Past Reshaping’ in C. Rollinger (ed.), Classical Antiquity in Video Games. New York: Bloomsbury, 48-61.

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