The cooperative board game The dwarfs based on the eponymous novel - set of Markus Haitz. Is the people of the Dwarves has the task to preserve the hidden land of Elves and Men from being transformed by evil creatures in dead land to be.
This already is a part - explains element of the game. We, the players split up to 5 of 6 Dwarfs - Figures including character table from each other, to compete against the game with his orcs and trolls Albae. On a scheduled hexaförmigen fields we find regions and cities whose names are likely to be known to those who know the novel. These fields are filled with continuous playing time of more and more creatures and gradually transformed into dead land. Players can not be in this spread of the available number of rounds, they lose the game. more »
Tags: cooperative , Pegasus
in the 80s and 90s were computer games of the "Adventure" is very popular. At that time the Internet was still in its infancy and private LANs were not very common. With "Dungeon Master", "The Bard's Tale" and the "Ultima" series, to name a few examples, emerged very exciting solo player adventure games, in which countries, dungeons, castles, and much more to be explored. It ensured strong enemy creatures and difficult to solve puzzles for entertaining games fun.
Author Vlaada Chvatil must also be a fan of this kind of games, because Mage Knight - The board game has many elements of classic adventure games. He also raised the findable in many nurseries 2000s HeroClix - figures to life and give some of them a number of games scenarios, both against each other and can be played cooperatively, and even solo. Common is that players always explore strange places, to have to fight strong creatures, collect all sorts of objects, artifacts and spells, and must conquer castles, dungeons, towns and monasteries.
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The English title, it does not tell right away, but Milestones by Stefan Dorra and Ralf zur Linde is a game with a medieval theme. The term milestones, that translates as "milestones" is taken literally in this context, because it is referred to the stones along the way, which indicates a certain distance to the closest major city or delimit the two duchies of each other.
Inside the box, there is a somewhat lengthy Schedule, which consists of a victory point track and a bandaged diamond-shaped road network. The paths are provided with connection points which each indicate different scores. The costs resulting from the connections diamonds are plots on which houses can later be built. Read more »
Tags: eggertspiele , Pegasus
I come "vons village", so I raised the issue of Village at the start. In the game of Inka and Markus Brand in the abstract, the simple life of several generations is reflected in a small idyllic village. The families of the players taking part in local politics, learn a craft professional, go on a big trip, running a market stall or retreat to the monastery. All this takes time, which in this game is one of the main - is control elements.
Game play at Village at first appears very simple. On the board there are 8 color-coded fields for the different areas of action. On seven of them randomly drawn from a bag action stones of different colors are interpreted. The eighth area, the village well remain without action stone and can always be used if a player can use three or more matching jewels action there. This enables him to choose one of the other seven actions freely, even if there is no action all tiles.
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Tags: eggertspiele , Kenner game , Pegasus
This promo card was among others on the Essen Game Fair in 2011 directly on Pegasus - distributed as free. If the guardian of the starch by the usual random map - selection is mixed with the monster deck, you should prepare well.
Guardians are a peculiarity in Thunderstone. There are very strong creatures that have a breakthrough capability. You can leave the dungeon and move to a position in front of the dungeon. They remain there until they are defeated.
The guard of the starch has a global effect, which he reduced fairly quickly the village maps. As long as the guard is in position 0, whenever the top card of the stack is destroyed village while listening to a map of this stack was purchased.
Not least because it is so, remove the guard as quickly as possible out of the dungeon, or the breakthrough position 0. The seven victory points you really do not give the opponents. The two gold, which he brings with him when he is revealed and the three experience points are not to be despised.
However, this switch is not easy to defeat. He already has a base strength of 12 points and this life still be increased by the sum of the levels of the active player uncovered heroes.
Pegasus provides the promo cards, which the publisher distributed each year, for a lot of extra gaming and collecting fun. So also with the "Guardian of strength" ... a happy and fighting a good hand for the right hero - weapons - combined ...
Tags: deck building , expansion , card game , Pegasus
The Battle Tower is the first stand-alone expansion to Thunderstone. It contains a lot of new village cards, heroes, scenarios, and two new guards and monsters thunder stones with new victory point conditions. You play by the usual rules Thunderstone.
The players play a deck with cards, opt for a visit to the village or the Dungeons and perform the possible actions there. In the village they are consistent with items, weapons, spells, and food and to recruit powerful fighter, wizard, cleric, or thieves.
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Tags: deck building , extension , Pegasus
Each game starts with the study of the rules. But not the game by Andrew Looney! In "Fluxx" most rules and objectives of the players are self-determined. However, the situation can change rapidly than the one or the other would like.
The new edition of Fluxx is delivered in an attractive metal box, which is lined inside with black velvet. In addition to the manual and 100 cards, the game was settled also 10 blank cards, so players can unleash their ideas.
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Tags: card game , Pegasus