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The Way of War is a tactical turn-based role-playing game for the table top. The game can be played with action figures or miniatures and is a hybrid of tactical strategy games and role-playing games. Buying this product you will get a manual for playing the game with action figures and another manual for playing the game with miniatures. As this is the Core Rulebook you will need this book in order to play any of the Campaign Books.

The game setting is set in a real 3-D environment with characters that improve with experience and training. Game turns go back and forth in the classic "you go, I go" system. Each character gets a certain amount of Action Points per turn, which determine what that character can do that turn. Moving, shooting, operating a vehicle, interacting with terrain, using equipment all costs Action Points limiting what you can do each turn. There is also an interrupt system allowing you to interrupt the opponent during their turn if they move into your line of sight.

Some of the features include:

  • Characters that improve with experience
  • Over 150 different types of weapons (guns, explosives, melee weapons)
  • Over 100 different types of equipment
  • 25 different types of armor
  • 6 different character classes, each with at least 5 subclasses
  • 40 different Skills
  • Over 100 different Talents
  • 60 different types of Vehicles (land, air and water)
  • Over 45 different types of Special Training
  • A Morale system
  • Cybernetic Enhancements
  • A Random Mission Generator
  • Animals, Zombies and Monsters
  • The Private Contractor Campaign

As of January 29th, 2014 a new version of the Easy Edition Way of War has been updated and made available to download. To find out more visit my website:

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Don C June 29, 2017 1:32 am UTC
The link posted above,, is dead. Has this game been abandoned?
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File Last Updated:
August 10, 2015
This title was added to our catalog on October 25, 2012.