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Imperium Chronicles - Fleets at War!

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Fleets at War! is a tactical starship combat game played on the floor or a large table with cardboard counters representing capital ships, fighters, and other space craft.  Simplified game mechanics let players engage in small skirmishes all the way up to large-scale battles involving dozens of ships. 

If you like Fleets at War!, try the expansion Claws of Chaos, which you can buy individually or as a bundle.


  • Three factions: the Imperium, the Magna Supremacy, and the Pirate Clans
  • 235 full-color ship counters + additional counters for fighters & missiles
  • 27 Stat Cards (one for each ship class)
  • 10 Scenarios introducing players to the game

The IMP System

Fleets at War! uses the IMP System that reduces the number of die rolls necessary during play.  All other calculations are done by referencing a chart of two opposing attributes (ex. Damage vs. Armor) to find a result.  The goal of this system is to speed up play and allow for large-scale battles.

Game Scale

Each counter in the game represents a single starship or a flight of four to five fighters.  An inch equals approximately 0.2 miles, or a mile equals 5 inches.  Each game turn equals roughly 2 to 3 minutes.

Stat Cards

Each class of ship (i.e.: heavy cruiser, destroyer, frigate, etc.) has a one- or two-sided card listing all the stats for that class, including its offensive and defensive capabilities. 

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September 8th, 2021
About me. At time of writing I have yet to play a game but have read the rules a number of times. I have played a number of spaceship games, my favourites being full thrust and colonial battlefleet. For space battles in books i like C J Cherryh and for [...]
June 26th, 2012
Nicely polished game. It it positioned between a "fleet scale" game (where one hit kills a ship) and a "ship scale" game (where you keep track of each ship's laboratories, crew members, and weapon arming status). So it can handle a [...]
June 21st, 2012
Great layout, excellent rules and game counters for all the fleets. Not having to buy a new set of miniatures is the selling point to me of the game. Other companies need to take a look a doing this, [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on May 31, 2012.