The War of the Lance is the storyline in which many Dragonlance fans are introduced to the world of Krynn — through the original Chronicles by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman. To this day it remains the most popular time-period. Though many novels and products have covered this period in the past, there is still a rich tapestry of information yet to be revealed.
The War of the Lance Campaign Book is designed as a companion volume to the Dragonlance Campaign Setting published by Wizards of the Coast. This volume gives players everything they need to play during the War of the Lance. All of the principal characters of this period are detailed, including the Heroes of the Lance and the terrifying dragon highlords. The major locations and creatures of the saga are revealed as well, with details on how to "play out" the war and how to run a campaign that puts new heroes in the center stage! War of the Lance contains an update on the races of Ansalon, many new prestige classes, feats, equipment, magical items, and spells. The sourcebook details many important potential adventuring locations in great detail, and gives out great information useful for both players and Dungeon Masters.