The Dread Pirate Two-By-Two
"The Dread Pirate Two-By-Two," icon of BrikWars, is not a reference to the products of any specific company and will fight anyone who says otherwise.
Legal Disclaimer
Turning oppression into dollars
The President of the CollegeBoard works diligently to spread its intellectual property throughout the BrikVerse through a campaign of political infiltration and open military force, and he would like you to know that he is obviously fictitious and any resemblance to real persons or organizations, whether living, dead, or cynically exploitative of aspiring college applicants, is purely coincidental.
Photo: Colette
from "The CollegeBoard"
Elements shown: LEGO, homework

Unauthorizations and Unsanctionednesses
The concepts, rules, information, and general philosophy presented or referred to in this text (which material shall hereafter be referred to as "This Stuff") are completely unauthorized and unsanctioned by anyone, anywhere, with the possible exception of Mike Rayhawk, who, in the event that he can ever be proven to authorize and/or sanction This Stuff, pledges to authorize and/or sanction it only half-heartedly and on a very occasional basis. This Stuff is especially unauthorized by the LEGO Group of companies, Mega Bloks Inc., Best-Lock, or by any of the other dozens of producers of plastic construction toys, or in fact by any producer of any type of toys, plastic or construction or otherwise. Furthermore, if there is anyone else out there we somehow missed, we apologize and preemptively disclaim any apparent or implicit authorization or sanctioning from said parties. In the unlikely event that some presently unspecified party attempts to sanction or authorize This Stuff at some point in the future, we reserve the right to acknowledge or disavow their sanctioning or authorization at our discretion.

The cover image "The Dread Pirate Two-By-Two" is Copyright ©2005 Mike Rayhawk. Except where noted otherwise, all rulebook images are created and copyrighted by Mike Rayhawk. These images may be construed by hostile parties as bearing some superficial resemblance to products that are trademarks of the LEGO Group or some other producer of plastic construction toys. This does not represent any kind of endorsement or approval by the LEGO Group. BrikWars is not specifically geared towards the "LEGO®" product line, nor towards any specific product line of any producer of plastic construction toys, or towards any other type of toys. In the unlikely event that it can be proven that these pictures are intended to portray products in the "LEGO®" product line, then that portrayal should be interpreted as representing the artists' and photographers' personal, subjective, and unsolicited preference for the "LEGO®" product line. These images are provided only as examples - any type of toys, including products from other manufacturers' lines of plastic construction toys, could be used instead.

Many of the example images and photographs in the rulebook are taken from submissions to the BrikWars Forum by the BrikWars Forum community, under the auspices of the well-written and extremely credible BrikWars Forum Terms of Use. All such images are noted with credits to the submitting forum member and a link to the thread or post in which they appeared, and remain the copyright of their respective owners, even when appearing in modified form.

Conceptual Progenitors
The earliest versions of BrikWars drew great inspiration from the games Lego Wars and Lego Wars II, copyright ©1991, 1995 Eric O'Dell and R. Todd Ogrin. Lego Wars and Lego Wars II were not authorized or sanctioned by the LEGO Group. The word LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO Group, and its inclusion in the titles of Lego Wars and Lego Wars II was quite specifically protested and prohibited by the LEGO Group, eventually resulting in those games' annihilation.

What the heck even is that thing
Lawmaster's Orc Lawyer successfully sues the Bavarians into forfeiting a hundred dollars each, plus their rifles. The remaining Orcs then immediately exterminate the unarmed Bavarians.
Photo: Silverdream
From "A Lovely Picnic Turn 1"
Elements shown: LEGO, BrickArms

Copyrights and Trademarks
All trademarks, service marks, and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. Where they are mentioned or referred to in this book, they are used for editorial purposes only, and do not imply any endorsement or acknowledgement by their owners.

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies. Best-Lock is a trademark of Best-Lock Group Ltd. Mega Bloks is a trademark of Mega Bloks Inc. C3 Construction System is a trademark of The Art Asylum, Inc. Little Armory is a trademark of Little Armory Toys Inc. BrickForge is a trademark of BrickForge. BrickArms is a trademark of BrickArms LLC. BrickWarriors is a trademark of BrickWarriors, and is an unrelated entity despite sounding suspiciously similar to BrikWars. SI-DAN TOYS is a trademark of SI-DAN TOYS. BrickTW is a trademark of RCG Toy's Ltd. There have been dozens if not hundreds of toy companies manufacturing plastic construction-bricks and related accessories over the years; these are used as representative samples throughout the book and are not intended as a comprehensive list.

For further examples, visit FireStar Toys (, who are not affiliated with BrikWars but who do a much better job of keeping up with the ever-expanding range of producers of bricks and brick accessories than we do.

LUGNET™ ( is a trademark of Todd S. Lehman and Suzanne Rich Eaton. Peeron™ ( is a trademark of Dan Boger and Jennifer Finch. Brickshelf™ ( is a trademark of Brickshelf L.L.C. BrickLink™ ( is a trademark of BrickLink Ltd. All of these websites are incredibly rich resources for plastic-brick enthusiasts.

All material contained in or related to the BrikWars rulebook that can't be proven to belong to one of those entities mentioned in this disclaimer is created by and copyright ©1995-2010 Mike Rayhawk.

Contact Info
If you have any further questions, please visit our online forums at or e-mail the author at [email protected]

Fair Use Policy
Printing Copies
You may print, photocopy, and distribute unaltered copies of this rulebook for private non-commercial use.

Modified Copies and Other Material
If you create a modified or abbreviated copy of this rulebook, or if you make promotional flyers or other BrikWars material for a BrikWars event, you may print them out and distribute them non-commercially as long as the following guidelines are followed:
  • Any modified or abbreviated version of this rulebook must be clearly labeled as being a modified or abbreviated version.
  • The name and contact information of the individual or group by whom the material was printed should also be included.
  • If you include material that falls under the copyright of any other individual or group, add the appropriate copyright notices.
  • Be sure to prominently include the following text:
BrikWars is copyright ©1995-2010 Mike Rayhawk.
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Don't Get Me in Trouble
You may not use BrikWars or BrikWars materials for illegal or felonious purposes. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Soaking copies of BrikWars in gasoline and using them to start structure fires.
  • Spray-painting rulebook excerpts or unit stats on the walls of subways or police stations.
  • Inscribing pages from the rulebook on heavy stone tablets and dropping them out skyscraper windows in the hopes of crushing pedestrians or small dogs.
  • Using actual humans and assault weapons in the place of toy miniatures.
  • Kidnapping the cheerleading squad at gunpoint and forcing them to play BrikWars for thirty-six hours straight.
  • Etcetera.

Trigger Warnings
Trigger Warning: Satire
Wargamers, by and large, are Humans who use glorified warfare and dehumanizing violence as acceptable subjects for light entertainment and smug condescension. As such, anyone reading this rulebook is either already a huge jerk or an actively aspiring one, and offending you is not only appropriate but a moral imperative.

Also, Boobs
There are giant boobs in Chapter Ten. If this forces uncomfortable conversations with your parents or causes loved ones to think you're some kind of bizarre deviant, they're working as intended.