Kw-logo-smaller

D&D Miniatures: Fantasy Battles

The Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures fantasy strategy game lets you lead elves, dwarves, orcs and monsters into battle!
Courtesy of Wizards
D&D Miniatures: Fantasy Battles - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Kidzworld reviews the Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures game of fantasy strategy battles where you can lead elves, dwarves and heroes into battle!

Dungeons & Dragons is an old-skool fantasy game played by hardcore geeks with pencils and dice right? Not any more! The Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures game takes all the elves, dwarves, orcs, dragons and monsters from fantasy stories and movies, like The Lord of the Rings, and puts them under your command. With this miniature figure strategy game you'll be leading elven archers into battle, kicking the snot out of orcs, and having your dwarves run the heck away from huge trolls!

D&D Miniatures - What It's All About

The Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures game comes in starter packs and booster packs full of plastic warriors, rules and maps. Each players spends points to build a group of warriors for the battlefield - cheaper creatures are weak so you can have lots of 'em, while powerful heroes cost a ton so you'll only have a few figures. Once you have your critters, you grab a map and start rolling dice to move your warriors around and attack!

D&D Miniatures - Great Big Fun

The nice thing about the Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures game is that it's easy to learn, fast to play and really cheap. Once you grab a starter box of figures, you can be kicking orc butt like a pro in no time. Each creature has special powers, magic spells, different attacks and can belong to different teams of warriors. Collectors can build complete sets of the original "Harbinger" set and the "Dragoneye" expansion, which is full of - you guessed it - dragons!

D&D Miniatures - Small Problems

The biggest problem with the Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures game is that the plastic warriors don't look very good. Most of them are really cheaply painted and rarely have facial details. Another problem is that the boxes full of figures are random so if you're trying to get an all-elf army, it's going to be hard.

D&D Miniatures - Battle Summary

It's fast, fun, cheap and easy. If the miniature warriors looked better it would be a total winner. It's still a blast to play and you can have a full battle in 30 minutes or less. Plus, you can use the figures to recreate your fave fantasy battles from The Lord of the Rings or make up your own stories.

D&D Miniatures Age Rating: Everyone.

D&D Miniatures Thumbs Up:

  • Dwarves, Elves, Orcs, Trolls, heroes and more!
  • The figures are totally cheap.
  • Easy to learn and fast to play.

    D&D Miniatures Thumbs Down:

  • The figures look pretty weak.
  • Random boxes make it hard to get your fave figures.

    D&D Miniatures Game Rating: 4

    Related Stories:

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Movie Review
  • Mage Knight - Miniature Fantasy Battles
  • Warcraft 3: Reign of Chaos PC Strategy Game Review
  • The Best Unplugged Games and Toys of 2003
  • Get More Reviews On The Coolest Games Here!
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like it!

    latest videos

    F1074189146937

    Toughest Fantasy Monster? Vote!

    • Trolls are the toughest monsters of all.
    • Dragons can kick more butt than any other monster.
    • Evil Wizards are sort of monsters and they're definitely the strongest.
    • Legolas could whup any of those monsters butts!

    related stories

    Games in the forums

    Shaiyur
    In main menu:Press 2,4,4,6,2(press * or # to change modes) Enter the legend:Press 2,4,6,8 to get skill points and trophies Club master:Do the same as above While playing:Press RSK(right soft key)to go to cheat menu and select what you want e.g Press 1 for a goal
    reply 11 minutes
    naruto200
    Recently on Friday of this week Super Smash Bros for Wii U has been released. If you thought broken game releases on the PS4 and Xbox one were cool. You don't know what your missing from Smash Bros on the Wii U. For starters it's 60 frames per second and runs in 1080p. That's a plus when you look at recent popular games like Call Of Duty Advance Warefare (PS4) which runs at 1080p and the frame rate drops down dramatically on campaign. But those frame rates and graphics resolutions aren't holding the game from show casing over 40 fighters to chose from.
    reply about 2 hours
    9bella
    Im not much of a gamer myself but some of my friends have it and love it
    reply about 5 hours
    naruto200
    The Wii U is way more powerful then the original Wii. And it's more powerful the the PS3 and Xbox 360 but not as powerful as the PS4 and Xbox One. But atleast you can ##### #### for free on Wii U.
    reply about 6 hours
    GawjussGracieex
    Huge and Hilary :D
    reply about 11 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    Big_icon_(7)

    Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

    Big_icon_(4)

    You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

    Big_icon_(6)

    The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!

    Ow_fright_ad_100x100

    Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...