War Cry and Battle Lust


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Item Code:  68

Title:  War Cry and Battle Lust

Type:  Supplement

System:  War Gaming

Author(s):  Jim Allen, Dave Petrowsky

Date Published:  1978

Format:  32-page book

Original Price:  $4.00

A set of miniatures rules including reference charts, pull-out gaming aids, and figure set-up and construction guide suitable for battles ranging from the ancient era through the Middle Ages, simulated with 25mm miniatures.  Included are extensive rules on the siege engines of medieval artillery, and their effects on both field formations and fortified positions, plus moral rules, simplified missile fire and melee, extremely quick and easy-to-use combat modifiers, point values of the different troop types to prepare even sides for competition, priority targets for missile fire, and much more.  This is a basic set of simple rules which emphasizes action and quick resolution, affording a balance of simplicity and realism, fighting out a full-fledged battle will take less time than with most rules sets, yet results are practical and believable.

Printing Information

  • 1st Printing (1978): Cover shows a Roman soldier with red plumes on his helmet and full title.  Product list is just photos with the highest number being 59.

  • 2nd Printing (1981): Two soldiers on horses cover.  Now called only War Cry.  Product list is titled "More Fine Products" with the highest number being 460 (w premier Pegasus).

War Cry and Battle Lust
(1st Printing)
War Cry (2nd Printing)
War Cry Wall Chart
(2nd Printing)