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New to the whole scene?
Warren Bruhn, a long time player, wrote this article covering the
basics of how Lords of the Earth works. Check out LOTE
According To Bruhn. After reading that, there are other Player
Articles to bring you up to speed.
Andrew Barton's review of Lords of
the Earth (for the British magazine FLAGSHIP) also has an excellent
overview of the game.
There isn't just one game of Lords of the Earth - there are
many, each with its own approach to the game. Some are fantastical, some
are not, some are set in the Classical Period, before the rise of Rome,
others are set in the Age of Imperialism. The most up to date list of
campaigns can be found here.
Hey, it's wouldn't be worth playing if it wasn't a messy system with
lots of gray areas to prick your interest. Here's the latest version of
the FAQ, which is fairly big and getting bigger every week.
Need to buy a rulebook? Have a question about a rule? This area lists
the latest Official Errata and
Amendments to the 5.4 and 5.5 Rulebooks. If there's a question that's
not in the FAQ, check here.
Need a map? Usually you buy a paper copy of the maps specific to the
campaign that you are in from your GM, but you can get a non-specific
starting set here.
This area has a variety of order forms and other useful items made by
other players of Lords of the Earth and posted here for your edification
This site isn't the only one on the Web that has Lords of the Earth
information. There are mailing lists, encyclopedias, forms and other
So, your empire is in ruins and you've got a point of cavalry and one
leader left. Sounds typical. Want to see who did you in?