A selection of rule sets for wargaming ancient African battles.
1. Warhammer Ancient Battles
Developed by Warhammer Historical Wargames, in association with Games Workshop, these rules are similar to the widely used Warhammer rule set. Ancient Battles is aimed at 28 mm miniatures, individually based, and combined to give an agreed number of army points. Expansion books give more detail for armies of different eras, with Chariot Wars in particular, covering 3000500 BC. Excellent fun!
2. Classical Hack
The original Classical Hack, published in three parts, is presented in a single volume with additional notes and army lists although only two are from (North) Africa, it is fairly easy to recreate any national army. The rule set combines stands of multiple figures to create larger units a typical army will need about 100 miniatures. Research of history and tactics is encouraged.