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Author Topic: "ONUS!" system and TRAIANUS game  (Read 29791 times)

DracoIdeas

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on: February 05, 2022, 06:29:26 AM
Greetings, Warriors!
"ONUS! Rome vs Carthage" brought the epic battles of the Punic Wars to your tabletop. The series expands with a new standalone installment and 6 factions to take you back to the greatest splendour of the Empire, the 1st and 2nd centuries AD and the battles that made Trajan legendary.



We have reviewed the rulebook, added feedback from the community, adapted the units to the historical period and developed new scenarios and campaigns.
Fight epic battles in this miniature game without miniatures, but with cards and great historical realism. ROMAN empire and 6 factions!



    The Roman legions, unbeatable and their indispensable auxiliaries.
    Celts with chariots, Pictish warriors and agile Briton horsemen.
    Dacians from north of the Danube who invoke Zalmoxis as they rush into battle with their fearsome falx dacica.
    The Germans, constant threat to the empire, hunters, mounted pikemen caninefates, harassers with framea and brutal sworn nobles.
    Parthians, lords of the East and their countless hordes, with iron-armored cataphracts, elephants, and archers.
    Sarmatians and Bastarnae, masters of the steppes, with their brave nobles, cataphracts, mounted archers and horsemen armed with the contus sarmaticus.
    Onus! Traianus also includes mercenaries: Nabataeans, Jewish rebels, Berserkir, Palmyrene, Batavi warriors, Gaesatai, and many more, which will support the side that pays them the most.

We have also redesigned Onus! to include all its expansions in a single box, with the new edition of the rulebook and solitaire mode.
Coming soon on Kickstarter, with the Ides of March, sign up here to receive the notification.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dracoideas/onus-traianus

Thanks!

See you soon!



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Reply #1 on: February 05, 2022, 09:35:34 AM
Welcome Draco!

I'm definitely watching this for when the campaign goes live :)

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Reply #2 on: February 05, 2022, 12:08:28 PM
Welcome Draco!

I'm definitely watching this for when the campaign goes live :)
Thanks!!  :bigthumb:



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Reply #3 on: February 17, 2022, 12:50:39 PM
These days we have been sharing on our social media a countdown showing different units of ONUS! Traianus, which starts its crowdfunding campaign on March 15th.
We want to compile these units, as well as the messages with which we have been presenting them, in this post, starting with the legendary Scáthach:



Chariots: May the hand of our ancestors hold firm the reins of our chariots as we fight the enemy…
Britannia’s noblemen: It is time for weapons to speak. Celtic swordsmen, charge!
Celtic Swordmen: Raise your voices, rally your followers, we are going to war!
Armed Peasants: The land on which we were born and which you cultivate will be stained red today with the blood of our enemies.
Briton Readers: Hold your spear tightly, horsemen, it will soon be slippery with Roman blood.

More news soon!



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Reply #4 on: February 17, 2022, 01:02:36 PM
welp, that the Celts pretty much seals my pledge....   ;D

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Reply #5 on: February 17, 2022, 04:46:59 PM
I'll get it and the add-on as well. Also hoping for the campaign book.
Have played Greeks & Persians some weeks ago, but I can gift those to a friend and have it all nicely in a box. ;D

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Reply #6 on: February 18, 2022, 03:29:49 AM
welp, that the Celts pretty much seals my pledge....   ;D

Thanks!  :)



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Reply #7 on: February 18, 2022, 03:30:54 AM
I'll get it and the add-on as well. Also hoping for the campaign book.
Have played Greeks & Persians some weeks ago, but I can gift those to a friend and have it all nicely in a box. ;D
Great, I recommend the new PACK. We will also include Alexander the Great, Philip II and his Macedonians



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Reply #8 on: February 18, 2022, 07:44:08 AM
Definitely keeping an eye on this



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Reply #9 on: February 18, 2022, 08:50:20 AM
Looks very tempting. I actually quite like the graphic style used.
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Reply #10 on: February 18, 2022, 01:01:57 PM
What difference are there between Onus and Battleground by Your Move Games?



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Reply #11 on: February 19, 2022, 07:51:18 AM
"ONUS!" it's more like a miniatures game, with more realistic moves, formations, all kinds of tokens, etc. It also has action cards, with orders and events.

Here is the kickstarter we did many years ago:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dracoideas/onus-rome-vs-carthage-and-expansions



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Reply #12 on: February 19, 2022, 09:09:21 AM
"ONUS!" it's more like a miniatures game, with more realistic moves, formations, all kinds of tokens, etc. It also has action cards, with orders and events.

Is there a rulebook currently available?



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Reply #13 on: February 20, 2022, 10:17:55 AM
"ONUS!" it's more like a miniatures game, with more realistic moves, formations, all kinds of tokens, etc. It also has action cards, with orders and events.

Is there a rulebook currently available?
We have it in Spanish layout and it is being translated into English.
On Kickstarter you can download the full version in English.  :)



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Reply #14 on: February 22, 2022, 06:42:37 AM
The countdown continues for the crowdfunding campaign on March 15 of ONUS! Traianus and we continue showing some of its units.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dracoideas/onus-traianus/

Today we bring you a sample of the Dacian units, commanded by Decebalus:



You know your enemies better than anyone else. You know what they will do to you if they capture you. Let’s fight!


On this day, once again, you will lead your people to victory. You are the example to follow and the best of every Dacia house. Go get them!


Dacia will remain free and you are her shield and her sword. For Dacia!


Warriors! Let us remind the Romans why they fear our Falx. Today we will sleep to the echo of their cries.


We will be like the lightning that strikes where no one expects. The spear that cleaves the Roman shield and scatters the legions. For Dacia!


See you soon!