CYNOSSEMA : SeaNARIO
Using Hotz ships scaled down to 66% of their 1/300 size and a ground scale of 1/500.
Figures 6mm with one paper element standing for c. 5 men or 1:1 if desired.
THE OPPOSING SIDES
86 ships in 3 divisions as follows:
16 ships from previous summer
Mindarus' squadron of 55 including some Syracusans
One division of faster ships
left (Mindarus) 25 fast ships
right (Syracusans) 25 ships : can either be with reinforced bows or not
centre 36 ships
76 ships in 3 divisions as follows
Thrasylus' left wing – 25 ships
Thrasybulus right wing – 26 ships
Centre – 25 ships
The battle is fought as three separate engagements which influence each other.
The number of ships required is just about 1/3 of the original number but the game is actually played with a 1 for 1 representation of ships.