Well you didnt really need to consult with the oracles to see this one coming, but a sad day just the same.
Still it wont stop me playing WAB or any of the legends series. All great games which my friends and I have many great hours playing.
So to the contenders to the throne
War and Conquest WAC by Rob Broom, formerly of warhammer historical and the main driving force behind it in the early days.
A ver nicely laid out book, with lots of novel ideas, i have not personally played a game yet but I am keen to try!
Clash of Empires CofE Another well thought out set of rules for all those who like WAB but are looking for my CnC action and down graded heroics. A little bit to close to WAB for me to warrant switching to.
Hail Caesar! HC Those guys at Warlord games sure can make pretty books. This is the ancients version of black powder. Not yet had the chance to play but will definitely be giving it a go with my Punic wars collection when it finally grows large enough to warrant. Designed for larger feeling games to WAB worth buying if just for the pretty pictures.
I'm sure there are a few more I haven't mentioned such as