About Runewars

Runewars is an epic board game of conquest, adventure, and fantasy empires. Two to four players raise armies, gather resources, and race to collect the elusive and powerful dragon runes in the high-fantasy universe of Runebound.

At the Runewars special preview event, our staff invites you to come and learn to play Runewars step by step. For get more information on Runewars before you sit down to play it for the first time ever, you can visit the Runewars website and find a full description of the game there.

You can also follow the links below to read these interesting articles and designer diaries on Runewars.

Through the Mists of Battle describes the origins of Runewars, by FFG's founder Christian T. Petersen.

Protectors of the Forest takes a close look at one of Runewars' factions, the Latari Elves, as well as on resource-gathering as a means to muster troops.

The Dead Rise looks at Waiqar the Undying's Undead legions and at Runewars' innovative card-driven combat system and Tactics cards.

Sinister Objectives will give you some insight into both the Daqan Lords faction, as well as into the concept of Objective cards.

Where the Hellhounds Roam
introduces you to the bestial hordes of Uthuk Y'llan as well as the unaligned units that occupy the board.

A Game Within a Game
discusses the Questing aspect of Runewars with the introduction of the Heroes, Rewards, and the all-important Dragon Runes.

Finally, Runewars' designer, Corey Konieczka presents a two-part rumination on the design process of the game in The Evolution of Design and Designing Combat Worthy of Mennara.

For an in-depth video look at Runewars, click on the graphic below to watch this video.

 View the 84.5 MB Quicktime version, here.

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