Fields of Battle, Volume 1: The Great Northern War, is a low to moderate complexity level tactical game covering 8 battles of The Great Northern War, 1700-1721 which pitted Sweden against Denmark, Russia and Saxony (including its Polish and Lithuanian domains). Each battle can be played in about an hour and the game includes tactical cards for each side that can vary combat and movement and utilize various historical circumstances and events to affect game play. In most battles, the Swedish forces must be aggressive to secure a victory. Each battle has its own game map on a period feel calligraphy style map. Counters are 5/8” thick, laser cut counters which primarily consist of combat units and leaders of the countries involved in the war.
Volume 1 contains the following battles: