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Latrunculi (also known as 'Ludus latrunculorum') is an ancient roman board game that offers strategic and tactical depth.

While the rules are simple, it still offers complex positions with many possible moves.

Play what the old Romans played.

If you have suggestions improving the app let me hear!

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-fixed an ui problem

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  • (45 stars)

    by Roger Fritchman on 08/05/2014

    Can see it is fun. Tried and don't have any idea what is going on. Instructions are no help. I don't do good with instructions. I lean by doing. Soon i will be winning . Got it. Tried again. Like a chess game called pones. Or the chess varient is from the roman game. (chicken or egg??)

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    by Mark Impey on 10/02/2014

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    by Steve Russell on 26/09/2013

    The designer of this app obviously thinks it makes him look smart when he uses fancy words. But you should also know what they mean!!!! Therefore the capture description is wrong!!!!! Put more weight on a better AI and graphics. And less on fancy language! Maybe including a tutorial would be the right solution!?!?!?!?!

  • (45 stars)

    by Raphael Avital on 31/12/2012

    One rule that is not implemented: The "king" can move in any "orthogonal" direction (up, down, left, right, NOT diagonally), but unlike the pawns, it should be able to move ONLY by one square. I hope the developer implements that in a future version. Also, it would be nice to have the option to play on a 8x12 board (8 rows, 12 columns), as that was one of the variations of the game back in anti