Battlelore is a
game that bridges several genres, combining various elements and
aspects of cards, miniatures, role-playing and board games, without
being easily pigeonholed in any category.
Epic in scope (the game recreates massive clashes between medieval armies rather than small skirmishes between a handful of heroes), the game plays quickly, with a typical adventure rarely lasting more than an hour. Deep and engaging, the game is easily set up - and packed away - nonetheless. It plays on a board map easily laid down on any table, or even on the ground, and uses pre-assembled, ready to play miniatures. As such, it is neither a roleplaying game, nor a tabletop miniature game.
- Over 210 incredibly sculpted miniatures, 20 mm in scale, detailing
the various units you will get to command on the battlefield; From
Dwarven crossbowmen to Hobgoblin lizard riders, 14 different sculpts
and 58 Banner Bearers are included. All miniatures come pre-assembled,
complete with their banners and ready to play, all packaged in two
convenient, reusable plastic blister trays. No fingers rubbed raw from
wrenching plastic from sprues or hours of delicate sticker positioning
- An 80 page soft-cover, bound rulebook: Lavishly illustrated and
chockfull of examples, this book contains all you will need to easily
learn the game and start playing. Organized in three parts, covering
the game’s basic medieval mechanics, fantasy aspects and the world -
the rulebook lays the ground for a complete game system, and sets the
foundation for many adventures to come. It also includes an
all-important lexicon where all of the game’s key terms and concepts
- A 24 page Adventures Booklet, The Veritable Chronicles of Jehan
Froissart.This booklet will give you a glimpse of Battlelore’s late
medieval Uchronia in the company of one of its greatest chroniclers,
and guide you through a 10 Adventure, step-by-step introduction to the
- A 3-fold full-colour board map of the battlefield, along with all
the terrain and landmark pieces required to travel the width and depth
of Medieval Europe’s battlefields. Like the War Council tokens and all
other cardboard pieces in Battlelore, these come already prepunched and
ready to play.
- 2 War Council sheets, and the Lore Master tokens required to sit these important advisors at your side before the game starts.
- The Command cards, Summary cards and Battle dice required to play
the game, and an all-important 60 card Lore deck, including fifteen of
each Lore Master’s most common set of tricks, spells and legendary
- A Web Access Number that opens the doors to a vibrant community of
players, countless additional adventures, and even free access to Days
of Wonder’s Online Adventure Editor!