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BATTLESYSTEM
Item code: TSR1019
Type: Fantasy Combat Supplement
Release: 1985
Game Design: Douglas Niles
Additional Design: Steve Winter
Coordinator / Editor: Michael Dobson
Design Consultants
and advice:
Zeb Cook
Bruce Nesmith
Jon Pickens
Frank Mentzer
Michael Dobson
Cover Art: Jeff Easley
Cartography: Dave LaForce
Dave Sutherland
Format: Boxed Set
Print Runs: → 1st (March 1985)
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Rarity: Common
Value@NrMint: $20
ISBN: na
Cover Price: n.a.
Weight: 850 grams
Dimensions: Width: 23.0 cm;
Height: 30.0 cm;
Depth: 5.3 cm
Collectors arcana: Collectable condition includes unpunched sheets of Adventure Fold-Up™ Figures and die-cut counters. These items were to be punched out of the sheet. Shrink-wrapped boxes add 50% to their base value.

There is a 2nd edition version of this item.

"An exciting new direction for AD&D® and D&D® games!
Create fantastic armies with miniature figures or die-cut counters and fight incredible battles against the forces of evil! The BATTLESYSTEM™ game is fully compatible with any official AD&D® or D&D® game spell, monster, or plane of existance — no matter how obscure! You can create your own battles or play the exciting scenarios — including an epic DRAGONLANCE™ adventure battle!
The BATTLESYSTEM™ game uses an innovative mass combat system and allows use of field artillery, flying, magic, invisibility, and illusion! AD&D® and D&D® characters can earn experience points by commanding armies or fight as individual heroes! Lead your armies into the ultimate fantasy war with the BATTLESYSTEM™ Fantasy Combat Supplement!"
Box contents

  • Rule book, 32 pages, softcover (see picture at the bottom).
  • Scenario book, 24 pages, softcover (see picture at the bottom).
  • "The Art of Three-Dimensional Gaming": Guide, 16 pages, softcover (see picture at the bottom)
  • 2 Player Aid Cards (see picture at the bottom)
  • 2 Metal Miniature Generals
  • 3-D ADVENTURE FOLD-UP™ Figures (see picture at the bottom)
  • Army Roster Sheets; 24 pages, softcover (see picture at the bottom)
  • 801 die-cut counters; counter sheets (see picture at the bottom)
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32-page rule book
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24-page Scenario Book
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The Art of Three-Dimensional Gaming
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Example Player Aid Card
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ADVENTURE FOLD-UPô Figures
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Army Roster Sheets
Die-Cut Counter Sheets

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