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Fantasy Flight Games to Release Knizia’s ‘Age of War’ in Q2

AgeofWarFFGFantasy Flight Games has a new Reiner Knizia design arriving in Q2, Age of War. The card and dice based game is set in fuedal Japan and will allow two to six players to portray rival daimyos battling to unite the country under one leader. Age of War is scheduled for a Q2 release and will carry an MSRP of $12.95.

From Fantasy Flight Games:

Can you unite the clans amidst the tumult of war? Age of War is a fast-paced dice game for two to six players by world renowned game designer Reiner Knizia. You and your fellow players assume the roles of daimyos competing to unite the warring clans of feudal Japan and assume control of the nation.

During play, you muster troops by rolling seven custom dice, and you use. these troops to lay siege to one of fourteen different castles, each of which requires you to assemble a unique combination of troops in order to conquer it. Castles grant points towards your victory, and you can gain more points by uniting an entire clan. The daimyo with the most support at the game’s end is the victor!

Age of War contains:

  • a rulesheet explaining the rules of the game
  • fourteen castle cards divided between six different clans
  • seven custom dice used to muster your troops and besiege castles
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Jeff McAleer

Founder/Editor-in-chief of The Gaming Gang website and host of The Gaming Gang Dispatch and other TGG media, Jeff tackles any and all sorts of games but has a special fondness for strategy, conflict sims, and roleplaying games. Plus, he's certainly never at a loss for an opinion...

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