BattleLore is a strategic board game that creatively blends historical and fantasy elements, set against the backdrop of a Medieval Europe Uchronia during the Hundred Years War.

Key Features:

  • Based on Richard Borg's Command and Colors System: BattleLore leverages the proven mechanics of this system, known for its depth and tactical richness.
  • Fantasy Meets History: While grounded in the historical Hundred Years War, the game introduces a twist with fantasy elements like goblins, dwarves, giant spiders, and earth elementals.
  • Miniature Troops and Epic Battles: Players command an array of detailed miniature troops, strategizing and battling on beautifully designed medieval landscapes.
  • Role of Lore Masters: The game introduces Lore Masters - Wizards, Clerics, Warriors, and Rogues - each providing unique powers and spells, adding a layer of strategy that will be familiar to role-playing game enthusiasts.
  • Days of Wonder Quality: Known for its high production quality, Days of Wonder brings this expertise to BattleLore, ensuring a visually stunning and engaging gaming experience.

Player Experience:

  • Tactical Depth: The Command and Colors system ensures a game rich in tactical decision-making, appealing to strategy game aficionados.
  • Immersive Theme: The blend of historical and fantastical elements creates a unique and immersive gaming experience.
  • Variety in Gameplay: The inclusion of different types of troops and Lore Masters offers varied and replayable game sessions.
  • Accessible yet Challenging: While the game is accessible to newcomers, it offers enough depth to keep experienced players engaged.


BattleLore stands out as a board game that successfully combines historical authenticity with fantasy elements, offering a rich, tactical battlefield experience. Its blend of strategy, unique characters, and high-quality components make it a compelling choice for both history buffs and fantasy fans looking for an immersive and challenging board game.

Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

  • 2 Players
  • 60 Minutes
  • 10+ years old
  • Medium difficulty

We like BattleLore so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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