News for June 2010
So Begins the Strife of Lion and Direwolf 9
Battles of Westeros is now on sale!
Battles of Westeros | Published 29 June 2010

Animosity seethes between the old Houses of Stark and Lannister. Lord Eddard Stark of Winterfell never forgave the ambitious killing of Aerys Targaryen by Jamie “the Kingslayer” Lannister, who was sworn to loyally guard his king. This old rivalry now turns into an escalating war between the two Houses as a game of thrones begins.

"War?” the fear was plain on Catelyn's face.
"It will not come to that,” Ned promised her, praying it was true. He took her in his arms again. "The Lannisters are merciless in the face of weakness, as Aerys Targaryen learned to his sorrow, but they would not dare attack the north without all the power of the realm behind them, and that they shall not have...”

-A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin

Take part in the battles between Stark and Lannister with Battles of Westeros, now on sale at your friendly local game store and on our webstore! Pledge to the noble House of choice and take up arms against your enemies in ten different pre-made battles, or create your own scenarios with the provided skirmish rules.

Never before have players been able to experience the brutal battlefields of Westeros on the frontline. Combat is fast and deadly, and it will take more than luck to outwit your opponent. Participate in the battles that make up the War of the Five Kings, changing the fates of your favored House. Assume command of powerful figures from the A Song of Ice & Fire novels and relay strategic orders to your loyal troops.

Battles of Westeros is an epic board game of medieval battlefield tactics for 2 players. Featuring 138 detailed plastic figures and bases, 110 cards, a gorgeous double-sided six-panel board, 32 map overlays, and much more, Battles of Westeros provides everything players need to relive the excitement and intrigue of the wars for the Iron Throne with their favorite Stark and Lannister characters.

Set in the rich and vibrant world of George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series, Battles of Westeros is a board game of tactical battlefield combat for two players. With scenarios that include beloved characters and settings, players can recreate the most significant battles from The War of the Five Kings.

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c8tiff
Published: 7/1/2010 8:56:48 AM
#9

I have to wait till friday :-(

my flgs ordered me a copy then when it came in, couldnt find their hand written note and placed it on the shelves for sale, and guess what - it sold

andrewsi
Published: 6/30/2010 11:53:00 AM
#8

Rashley - the UK release date is apparently the 2nd July, so there's only a couple of days to wait.

Rashley
Published: 6/30/2010 5:10:39 AM
#7

At last!  Now I can see if this game is as good as it seemed from its previews.  Of course, being in the UK it might be a week or two before it arrives here.  I shall jealously have to just listen to all your US comments before I can reply and join in.  Have fun! Cheers!

Gualdo
Published: 6/29/2010 9:02:13 PM
#6

 Bought today in gamekastle santa clara... amazing... it will be my air hand baggage when i come back italy :-)

Old Dwarf
Published: 6/29/2010 6:51:07 PM
#5

My pre-order arrives tomorrow

c8tiff
Published: 6/29/2010 4:12:38 PM
#4

Eldil > great comment i may use that in the future sometime

Eldil
Published: 6/29/2010 2:33:45 PM
#3

When this hits the table, my nephews' brains with explode.

Hopefully I can use that to my advantage.

c8tiff
Published: 6/29/2010 1:44:18 PM
#2

my flgs is always about 2 weeks behind these announcements, i cant wait.  i just got my second set of ww2 planes for dawn of war last friday

 

Torbal
Published: 6/29/2010 12:31:49 PM
#1

FFG got this one out in pretty fine fashion. Looks like another big year for FFG stuff!

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