Hyborian War is a game of imperial conquest in the age of Conan. You will wield the power of command over the destiny of the kingdom you have chosen, charting a course of battle, intrigue and diplomacy over the centuries of the Age. Virtually every tool of statecraft is at your disposal. These rules will give you an idea of the many options available. How you use them--even how many of them you use--is up to you.
For greater enjoyment and comprehension of Hyborian War, it is suggested you
first imagine all of the things you would like to do in this game--aggressive
and cautious alike--then refer to the rules to learn the best way of
accomplishing those goals.