Originally, War of The Lance was going to be the rebirth of Chainmail, the literal father of D&D. However, when TSR realized that the cost of producing it would have made the box price almost $100 they abandoned the idea.

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The game box's cover features a painting by artist Jeff Easley, earlier used as the front cover to Douglas Niles and Tracy Hickman's 1985 RPG module "Dragons of Glory".

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