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Battle Line: Medieval

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Reviewed by Maria B., from United Kingdom
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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One of my favourites

It's an easy to understand game. Optional tactics cards add some variation to the game but we usually just play without them.

It's a quick game to set up and play and I enjoy the colourful illustrations.

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Reviewed by Adam, from United Kingdom
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Rated 4 out of 5
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Great game

Simple to learn, thanks to the formation card included reminding players of the win conditions. You'll quickly find yourself trying to work out possible combinations your opponent has and what you can do to react.

Artwork is stunning and immersive.

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This new re-themed version of Battle Line is a two-player strategy card game built around the theme of Medieval warfare. This re-themed version of Battle Line features 60 beautiful new cards by illustrator Roland MacDonald, as well as 10 full-color tactics "wildcards" that give players extra flexibility and choices and help make each new battle wildly different from the last.

Battle Line takes about 30 minutes to play. To win, you must create powerful formations along your side of the line of battle that are superior to those of your enemy. Victory goes to the player who wins 5 of the 9 battle flags (an envelopment) or three adjacent flags (a breakthrough). Based on Reiner Knizia's original design published in Germany as Shotten-Totten, Battle Line enhances and expands that game system to give players even more tactical options and gut-wrenching decisions.

Battle Line places you in command of your army's strategies. How will you muster your formations? Will you use your powerful KingsGuard to vanquish your enemy, or perhaps send the King of England or France to the front to win a critical flag? Or perhaps you"ll rely on your spies to determine the enemy"s strengths and weaknesses before committing your best forces. You'll always have plenty of choices. With every card play, you'll determine the strength and direction of your attack while plotting to fend off your enemy's advances.

In Battle Line, you and your opponent lead the combined arms of the greatest units of the era. Will you, like the great Kings of yore, reign supreme? Play Battle Line, and find out.

       

      2 PLAYERS | 30 MINS | AGES 12+

       

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      average rating 4.5 out of 5
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      Reviewed by Maria B., from United Kingdom
      I recommend this product
      Rated 5 out of 5
      Review posted

      One of my favourites

      It's an easy to understand game. Optional tactics cards add some variation to the game but we usually just play without them.

      It's a quick game to set up and play and I enjoy the colourful illustrations.

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      Reviewed by Adam, from United Kingdom
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      Rated 4 out of 5
      Review posted

      Great game

      Simple to learn, thanks to the formation card included reminding players of the win conditions. You'll quickly find yourself trying to work out possible combinations your opponent has and what you can do to react.

      Artwork is stunning and immersive.

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