Warlords is a game of political diplomacy and military expansionism. Set in China during the first half of the 20th century, players take control of the warlord factions which vied for supremacy. With the ultimate aim of re-unifying or controlling China, players must wheel and deal, bribe, coerce, plot and fight their way to political, military and economic victory.
Components: 1 full color map (490mm x 590mm), 2 full color counter sheets, 1 sixteen page rules book, 1 display track card, 3 ready reference cards, 1 die.
Playing time is 4 - 6 hours for a scenario and 12 - 16 hours for a campaign game.
Complexity is Basic to Intermediate.