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Tomorrow you will bring the battle to the foe. Tonight you walk among the troops you’ll lead. The mercenaries are veterans and sleep while they can, but the peasants levied from your lands seek courage in tales of your previous victories. In the cover of darkness, you can listen rather than lead. Remember when you were like them? Back when you first entered the dungeon, you wielded a sword to fight for gold, glory, and the favor of the gods. Winning these earned you a throne. Now you wield an army, and fight for the right to rule the domains at war.

Domains at War: Campaigns™ (D@W) is a supplement for Autarch’s best-selling Adventure Conqueror King System™ (ACKS). Using the rules herein, your fantasy RPG characters can raise armies, campaign against enemy forces, and conquer domains. It includes a comprehensive campaign toolkit for use in ongoing games, fully compatible with ACKS's rules for mercenaries, strongholds, magic, and rulership. D@W: Campaigns also includes a streamlined system for resolving the outcome of pitched battles between army-sized forces, ideal for resolving battles between NPC commanders, where the adventurers are bystanders or front-line participants.

Domains at War: Campaigns is compatible with any fantasy RPG system that uses twenty-sided dice and shares concepts like hit points and armor class.  If your players are ready to rule, then your campaign is ready for the Domains at War: Campaigns rules.

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Patrick H July 06, 2019 12:35 pm UTC
As of the time of writing, the PDF version seems to have mislabeled and incomplete bookmarks. For example, there are underscores everywhere. Chapter 1's bookmark claims to be for Chapter 2, while Chapter 2 has no bookmarks at all. Other mistakes (in the bookmarking) abound; these are merely examples.
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Alexander M July 06, 2019 3:17 pm UTC
Patrick, I've just reviewed the PDF and I do not see those errors. I do see some minor errors - there are some underscored bookmarks that look extraneous or erroneous at the very start of the book - but then all of the remaining bookmarks are correct and functional. Could you please email me at with a link to your file and type of PDF reader you use? We'll get it sorted out. Thank you.
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Patrick L June 27, 2019 6:46 pm UTC
Will this ever be available as POD soon? I'd like to buy the whole ''Domains at war'' set in POD !!
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Joseph H May 20, 2016 7:07 am UTC
Is there any chance of a physical version of this becoming available? .pdfs are nice, but I really prefer physical books at my gaming table. Especially because I don't have any plans to buy a tablet.
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Joseph H February 15, 2019 3:03 am UTC
A PoD version became available, and I purchased it!

Unfortunately, it features a few significant printing errors. The table of information-an-interrogated-prisoner-might-know extends off the bottom of the page, and the graphic supposed to be at the start of the Vagaries of War chapter is instead on the last page of the previous table, where it overlaps and so obscures almost all of the text and the modifiers column of one of the tables.

These issues are not present in the digital copy of the book, so I'm able to run to my PC and check the .pdf whenever I need those particular pages. Still, I'm assuming I'm not the only person affected by these printing errors, so I figured you might like to know about them.
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Alexander M February 15, 2019 3:09 am UTC
Joseph, thanks for alerting me to the issue. I am going to remove the softcover from circulation until I find out what the issue is. Can I offer you a refund for the purchase price of the flawed softcover?
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Joseph H February 15, 2019 3:32 am UTC
Thanks for the offer, but I don't need a refund. I'm happy with my purchase; as I said, I can easy check the two affected pages on my PC when I need them, and as far as I can tell the rest of the book is fine.
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Alexander M February 18, 2019 5:27 pm UTC
OK. If you change your mind, reach out. I appreciate you letting us know. I'm ordering a proof to assess what caused the problem. Thank you!
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Zoran B March 05, 2019 9:21 pm UTC
Is there any new info about when this will be available as POD again?
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Joshua S July 07, 2014 11:29 am UTC
I just got battles and campaigns books separately, along with troops and terrain. Does the complete set have anything extra that these 3 do not? Looks like just the battle mat. I may purchase it just for that. I have not tested these rules yet, but having looked through them, Domains at War looks absolutely brilliant! This is what I have been waiting for to make the ACKS experience complete. I am definitely looking forward to future products.
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