Are the 1st Edition rules available online? If so, where?. Inevitably, a bit of character has been lost, but some rules have been tweaked and a very clever little scenario system added, and it’s great to see BattleLore live . BattleLore is a strategy board wargame for two players, created by Richard Borg and initially The first expansion – Battlelore Epic – contains rules for large-scale battles and for multiplayer games of up to 6 people. Epic Battlelore is played on.

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I only play with lore rules, it adds a lot of strategy to the game IMHO. These cards indicate in which section s of the battlefield you may order units and how many units you may order. Section cards and Tactic cards.

There are two types of command cards: And in March Days of Wonder releasing Battlelore to reg. It works great, and keeps things in place so much better. Fantasy Flight Games released the long-delayed Heroes expansion in October If you really hated all three of those games because of the mechanics, I dunno if the Lore and the baftlelore will sway you. The scenario book that comes with the basic box is organised as a tutorial sequence that introduces concepts one adventure at a time, making the game very easy to learn.

BattleLore is a strategy board wargame for two players, created by Richard Borg and initially published by Days of Wonder in and later by Fantasy Flight Games. But to the address the point of the thread, I think the magic system compliments the less realistic nature of the game.

Epic Battlelore is played on two boards adjacent to each other forming one double-sided battlefield. But we WANT a fantasy, not historical game. If you thought that Battlecry, Command and Colors, and Memoir ’44 sucked pretty badly, would there be any chance you would like Battlelore?


BattleLore (board game)

That does make sense. Typical setup for a game is 10—15 minutes. The Battlelore website offers an online scenario builder that helps fans create their own adventures. Still draw cards, play a card to move three cavalry type of stuff? Ditto everything jpinard said. I was actually disappointed by some of the very swingy lore cards.

Which do you think makes for the best experience? Ancientsbut has a fantasy and medieval tules. How about you guys?

Beginning players can expect a minute duration game, but experienced players can usually finish a game in about 30—45 minutes.

If it makes any sense, they feel like they have too much chrome to be a light, random, fun, romping game, and too little depth to be a true heavy, wargame. This page was last edited on 3 Aprilat By the way, we both think the game is fantastic.

I think the lore cards could have made the game great, but, for me, they detracted from it and from the strategy. Days of Wonder first planned to release a large expansion every six months and 1 or 2 small expansions every month. Each player has a set of quick reference cards to help him keep rules in mind. Days of Wonder had planned for the Heroes of Battlelore expansion, to be released in [2] but the expansion was delayed when the game was abttlelore to Fantasy Flight Games.

The battlefield is divided into three sections by two red dotted lines, giving each player a left flank, a center and a right flank section. In some scenarios, additional banners may be gained from the board map itself, for capturing and holding certain terrain hexes or battlefield objectives. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Lore rules or “historical”? The terrain and starting positions are laid out according to the scenario. Tactic cards allow you to make special moves, battle in a specific way or take special actions, as explained on the card.

Hi, for those of you who play BattleLore, do you play with the Lore rules or not? Scenarios are available from the manual, the Internet, or you can design your own. Upcoming expansions announced so far are the Bearded Brave Dwarven army pack [11] and the Code of Chivalry Human army pack.


Webarchive template wayback links Pages using infobox game with unknown parameters. Games by Days of Wonder. With Lore you can start stacking bonuses and make some pretty spectacular attacks.

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Depends on why you thought they sucked. It was first published as a set of rules available for download but in June it was published and sold with an extra board and tokens. Labelled as specialist-packs, they included new miniatures with unique rules and scenarios.

Experienced players will rarely have to pull out the rulebook for clarification. So our first few games were without just to battleoore the learning curve. Retrieved from ” https: The first expansion – Battlelore Epic – contains rules for large-scale battles and for multiplayer games of up to 6 people. Heroes eventually “retire” to become an addition to the player’s Battle Council. We even got a thin sheet of plexiglass as suggested at the BattleLore forums to keep the terrainpieces from accidentally getting moved.

You command your troops by playing a command card. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dice RollingHand Management. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The second expansion, Call to Armscontains rules to draft customized armies.