Hyborian War is a play-by-mail game set during Robert E. Howard's
Hyborian Age in the world of Conan the Barbarian. The Origins
Award–winning game, published by Reality Simulations, Inc., has been
continuously available for play since 1985. The game’s genre is heroic
fantasy, also known as sword and sorcery. Conan appears as a wandering
hero whom players can employ until fortune takes him elsewhere. The game
designer wove multiple aspects of Howard's stories into Hyborian War
including diverse landscapes and cultures, grand armies, large-scale
battles, powerful wizards, and courageous and heroic deeds. Gameplay is
multifaceted and complex. Players choose from 36 kingdoms of small,
medium, and large sizes, each with different victory conditions. A
central focus of the game is conquest and expansion through military
action and diplomacy. Intrigue, magic, and other tools of statecraft in
a fantasy setting are available to players. The game retains an active
player base in the 21st century.
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