War of the Lance (DOS)

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Command armies, heroes, and special units against the evil Highlord Dragonarmies. Have your heroes quest for magic to help in your battles, use diplomats to gather nations to your side, and send armies out to the field to do battle or hunt down enemy heroes. Play against a human opponent, or against the computer controlled Highlord Dragonarmies.


War of the Lance DOS Strategic overview of the southeast part of Ansalon
War of the Lance DOS Magical items boost the strength of your troops
War of the Lance DOS The elves are badly mauled...
War of the Lance DOS ...but evil forces have to pay a high price for each metre of elven soil

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The first mass-combat AD&D war game. This is history boys & girls. Indra is stressed (20013) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
A comprehensive fantasy war game that captures the struggle of good and evil. Zen Gamer (72) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars
It's one of the Great Classics of the Past willie sanderson (2) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

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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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Zen Gamer (72) added War of the Lance (DOS) on May 24, 2000
Other platforms contributed by NGC 5194 (17279) and Terok Nor (21038)