An adventure for characters level 15 and above. This adventure has players taking on the role of lords appointed to protect dominions. In that capacity they may need to fight bands of monsters or even lead forces into war. This module is intended to establish a campaign setting and includes both specific encounters and guidelines for determining the outcomes of war between empires.
From the back cover:
The king requests your presence in the honorable kingdom of Norwold. If you're worthy, you may be appointed lord of a dominion filled with friendly villages, sturdy fortresses, and raging bands of monsters.
Raging bands of monsters?
Well, yes, and you may have to lead your forces into a war or two. But you'll be ready for the challenge. You'll be ready for treacherous spies who conspire to steal your land. You'll be ready for a foul band of frost giants that raids your dominions. And you'll be ready for the inevitable clash of empires, the outcome of which may alter the fate of millions, You'll be ready! Won't you?
Test of the Warlords includes a complete campaign setting, several new NPCs, dungeon and wilderness encounters, and guidelines for running a war between empires.