I set up a 6x5 table with figures representing Syracusans and Spanish from the mid 3rd century BCE.
Here is a view of the Syracusans
This a view of the Spanish line.
I started by taking the standard troop types from the book.
I treated Hoplites as ordinary Shieldwall I classified one unit of Hoplites as Companions (representing the tyrant and his elite mercenary guards). I decided to try out some Gauls? I used the special rule for fanatics to cover these. Greek style cavalry were treated as ordinary riders. Greek style light cavalry were treated as mounted Skirmishers with javelins. I made up a standard 32 point army using 6 units of Hoplites, two of Gauls and one each of he…