On 22th january 2012 there will be the DBMM tournament "Sarissa" in Milan.

The theme will be about the battlefield ascendency that pike armies had since Philip II army reorganization, up to the Seleucids defeats by th Romans, that led to the reequipment of the elite macedonian troops as imitation legionaries in 189 B.C. The players will use the Hellenistic armies or their enemies.

The event will be held in Mind Games University in Milan, via Sant'Uguzzone 2, starting at 9.30 hours

The tournament will be over four games, of 100 minutes each.

The rules used will be the DBMM200 version, using 240AP, and the only armies allowed, in the time span 359BC-168BC, will be:


I/43 Kymmerian, Skythian, Early Hu (just Skythians and Messagetai)

I/48 Thracian (Cioffi M.)

I/61 Early Carthaginian

II/2 Mountain Indian

II/3 Classical Indian (Vecchia M.)

II/5 Later Hoplite Greek

II/7 Later Achemenid Persian (Fantini S.)

II/9 Syracusan (Baratto F.)

II/10 Camillan Roman (Tonini S.)

II/8 Campanians Lucanians and Brutians

II/12 Alexander Macedonian (Miguez A.)

II/14 Ariarthid Kappadokian (Sardi A.)

II/15 Alexander Imperial (Grombi S.)

II/16 Asiatic Early Successors

II/17 Lysimachid (Marchisio L.)

II/18 Macedonian Early Successors

II/19 Seleucid (Cisotto M., Beirao L.)

II/20 Ptolemaic

II/22 Arabo Aramean

II/27 Pyrric

II/30 Galatian (Ambrogio A.)

II/31 Hellenistic Greeks

II/33 Polybian Roman (Peroni D.)

II/34 Attalid Pergamene

II/35 Later Macedonian

II/36 Greco Bactrian (Megale E.)

II/37 Parthian

To have as much army variety as possible, the subscribing player first to pick an army will receive a bonus of +3 points to his classment score. The second to pick the same army, will have a 0 bonus score, the third -3, the fourth -6 and so on.

The subscription will open on 1st january 2012

The army pool showing the subscribed players (showed in red on this page) and armies selected will be updated in real time.

The subscription will cost between 5 and 7 Euro, depending how many players will attend.

The army lists must be sent before the 15th of january 2012, to: or (subsituing AT with @ in the email address)

Please contact the administrator to subscribe or if needing further informations.


Sarissa 2012 results

2012 DBMM200 Classment