New to Battlelords?
Battlelords is a table-top, sci-fi, roleplaying (RPG) game.
What is an RPG? *
Are you new to roleplaying entirely? These short (5-10 minute) audio files (right column) will explain everything. Thanks to Fear the Boot, a great RPG podcast, for creating these.
Battlelords offers an open setting to do whatever you like. You are limited only by your imagination.
If you like gear, Battlelords has lots of it. We have 150+ different armors, 400+ pieces of equipment, and hundreds of different weapons. Something for everybody.
Battlelords has been around since 1990. We have many fans that have been with us for a long time, and we listen to them.
We have 20+ products to support the Battlelords line; print, PDF, merchandise, and a growing library of web tools.
Give Battlelords of the Twenty-Third Century a try.
If you want to find more information about Battlelords read on at our Battlelords page!
Want a Sample?
Here are a couple of Battlelords multimedia resources.
- RPG Logic Podcast is running a Battlelords game. In between each scene they discuss what went well, what failed, and what could be done differently next time.
- Carpe GM YouTube is running their Battlelords: Scum of the Universe game.
Battlelords offers over 25 different races you can play, so you can play something other than a Human.
Download a complete character, with background, for each race: archetype pack (PDF, 1.1MB).
Small lizard beings with the unique ability to grow back limbs.
Sentient energy being that exists inside previously dead host organisms.
Four armed masters of strategy and tactics with a natural spatial sense.
Short, obnoxious, and paranoid with powerful empathic powers.
Cat-like quadruped; agile and fast, but enjoys the finer things in life.
Stoic, arrogant warrior with a twisted code of honor and a love of the blade.
Genetic experiment gone wild: searching for their place in the universe.
Cunning and deceptively cute little fur balls.
Peaceful silicon-based life with innate powers over matter and nature.
Genetically improved Human.
Short, stocky, bizarrely omnivorous tinkerers and explorers.
We're still around: one of us primitive beings.
The pinnacle of artificial intelligence, yet company property.
Masters of biotechnology and the harnessing of nature's energies.
Hulking explorers and archeologists who can enchant objects.
Bitter, militaristic tools of the Eridani with a natural ability to displace.
Shape changing blob, that can ooze with the flow.
A seer of unparalleled ability who can only foretell events through dreams.
Hyper-intelligent beings with incredible powers, feeble bodies, and oversized heads.
Thrill seeking traders-extraordinaire who enjoy the "seven-fingered discount."
Bipedal squid with four tentacles, a taste for Human flesh, and a bad attitude.
- Python Lizard
Powerful, bipedal water lizard with an incredibly tough hide.
- Ram Python
Me smash things!
Strange being from another time with the power to raise the dead.
Tri-ped that worship cybernetics and share a collective mind.
- Tza Zen Rigeln
Non-pacifist Zen Rigeln cast out of Zen society.
- Zen Rigeln
Pacifist, emaciated-looking beings with healing powers.