|Jason Nelson RPG Superstar 2008 Top 4; Contributor; Publisher, Legendary Games|
Thanks for the review, Eric, and glad you enjoyed the book!
We did work to include a good selection of items that interacted with kingdom-building and mass combat, without going overboard on it. A good number of folks do run the AP with those elements "in the background" instead of using the full rules for them, and we also wanted to provide a good selection of items for people running similar-themed campaigns.
We have done some magic items related to mass combat and kingdom stuff in Ultimate War, and I think that's an area we'll revisit in future products specifically targeted at kingdoms and mass combat. The AP plug-ins for this line tread the line between engaging those rules but keeping the focus also on the PCs and their adventures. Either way, I'm sure you'll be seeing some more kingdom/mass combat items not too far down the line.