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With BASIC IMPETUS you can play the same historical periods. The basing system is the same, but you can field an army with just 7 to 10 Units (Bases).

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1) Divide minima by 3 and maxima by 2 (always rounded up)

2) Total VBU should be between 34 and 37

3) Only 1 Artillery A (or C) and 1 Artillery B can be used. In this case the total VBU must not exceed 35.

4) no more than 12 Units are allowed.

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