11 Best Fantasy War Games To Play in 2015: Page 8 of 11

All war gaming needs is a little magic!
All war gaming needs is a little magic!

4. Age of Wonders III

We can’t have a list of the best fantasy war games without including 4X turn-based strategy Age of Wonders III.

In addition to the six races to choose from (humans, high elves, dwarves, draconians, goblins, and orcs), you also choose your leader’s class, which gives you access to special skills. For example, as the Rogue, you’ll be using underhanded tactics such as manipulation and stealth both in warfare and diplomacy. On the other hand, with machines, tanks, and gunpowder in your arsenal, the Dreadnought brings steampunk to the table. As leaders partake in quests and defeat rivals, they revolve, RPG-style.

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It’s not all murder and mayhem, however; you’ve also got to manage your cities and your citizens, as well as explore the world and discover secrets.

The campaign’s story centers on the perspectives of the human Commonwealth Empire, who believe in the eradication of the old ways and who want to assimilate the entire world under their rule; and the Court of the High Elves, who wish to marshal the ancient races in opposition to the Empire’s expansionist ambitions.

It’s one of the most engaging fantasy games you can play in 2015 – and it’s gorgeous to look at, too!

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