Immerse yourself in a living rulebook that brings a diceless mechanic to the ancient world. Defeat you're opponents with tactical prowess and superior skill. Using large units of troops, ranging from the ancients to the Napoleonics to fantasy and from any scale, you hope to weaken the enemy so that they flee, or are wiped out.
Empires is suitable for all war-gamers, beginner or veteran; as the rules can be basic or advanced depending on how many upgrades are taken for each unit; and with over 16 unit types/variances, and more than 50 upgrades/modifiers, no battle will be the same.
As a core rulebook, players are able to take the rules and expand on them, introducing new armies or wargear at their own leisure; to share with others and/or for their own entertainment.
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- Dominic Basta, Wendy Woodhouse
- War of Life Gaming
- In Print
- Available online (47-page PDF)
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The Living Rulebook
This is the diceless edition.
This supplement contains the rules for the use of allies in the Empires series (D6, Colossus, D10, D20 and Diceless) including: Allying with another player; Using multiple fantasy races in one army; Ally chart for the Fantasy Realm. The Empires Rulebook and Fantasy Expansion are required for the use of this ruleset.
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The Empires Series: Where Do I Start?
Empires: Campaign Scenarios
Empires: Fantasy Campaign Scenarios
Empires: The Dwarven Forces BETA Sample
Feudal Japan Army Expansion BETA
Empires: The Hydra
Empires: Night Elf Assassin
Empires: Mission Cards
Empires: The Battle of Cannae
Empires: The Battle of Marathon
Empires: Celtic Forces Diceless Edition
Empires: The Dwarven Forces Diceless Edition
Empires: The Elven Forces Diceless Edition
Empires: The Kingdom of Man Diceless Edition
Empires: Roman Forces Diceless Edition
Empires: The Undead Army Diceless Edition
Empires: Diceless Edition Fantasy Rules Beasts, Wizards, Magic and Spells
Empires: Byzantine Cataphract Lancers
Empires Fantasy: Bestiary