Warlords Battlecry

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Warlords Battlecry was a real-time strategy computer game released in 1999. It was the first of new series of RTS games set in Steve Fawkner's successful, formerly turn-based, Warlords franchise.

The game introduced a hero building system, combining real time strategy elements with roleplaying elements (hero development, stats and skills). This makes the series the first to be called "roleplaying strategy", a term coined by its creator, Steve Fawkner. There are nine races organized in sets of three. the Civilized races; Human, Dwarf, and Undead. the Barbarian races; Barbarians, Orcs and Minotaurs. the Elvish races; High Elf, Wood Elf and Dark Elf. There are four professions, Warrior, Wizard, Rogue, Priest; and each profession has at least three specialties, which give access to different skills and spheres of magic.

Two sequels have been made for the game: Warlords Battlecry II (2002) and Warlords Battlecry III (2004)