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War of the Lance

MobyRank MobyScore
Apple II
...
4.0
Commodore 64
76
3.5
DOS
...
3.8
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Description

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.

Screenshots

War of the Lance Commodore 64 Someone from our party is wounded
War of the Lance Commodore 64 Intro
War of the Lance DOS Who will win this war?
War of the Lance Apple II Intro screen

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User Reviews

The first mass-combat AD&D war game. This is history boys & girls. DOS Indra is here (19792)
A comprehensive fantasy war game that captures the struggle of good and evil. DOS Zen Gamer (72)
It's one of the Great Classics of the Past DOS willie sanderson (2)

The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 May, 1990 84 out of 100 84
Dragon Commodore 64 Jun, 1990 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Zzap! Commodore 64 May, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Micro News Commodore 64 May, 1990 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Apr, 1990 7.2 out of 12 60

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Trivia

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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Contributed to by Zen Gamer (72), NGC 5194 (17309) and Terok Nor (19024)