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02 May 2021 10:13 #322785 by hotseatgames
This week I got the just released Stargrave rule book, and Cursed Hoard, the expansion to Fantasy Realms. Looking forward to trying both, although Stargrave is a lengthy read. It will be a while.
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02 May 2021 15:57 #322793 by Brewmiester
I didn't realize GMT did Samurai Battles for the Command and Color series so when I ran across it yesterday at my FLGS I picked it up.
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02 May 2021 16:17 #322794 by Gary Sax
Yeah, it's supposed to play pretty well. Very focused on retreats and such ("honor" ugh).
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02 May 2021 18:02 - 03 May 2021 08:28 #322795 by southernman
I've been very good with my restraint and then in the last month I picked up Xia: Legends of a Drift System plus expansions and then Betrayal Legacy ... I blame Lockdown boredom, oh well, two good games and good for both my AT and my Euro groups :whistle:
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03 May 2021 08:54 #322812 by the_jake_1973
A local person was selling off a copy of War Chest for cheap due to a badly damaged box. I'm not hung up on box condition, so it was an easy decision for 20 bucks. same person was selling an expansion to Eldritch Horror I did not have. Good pickups.
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04 May 2021 18:25 #322860 by barrowdown
I bought my first board game purchase for myself (probably years) in a while that was not an escape game or a war game; and it was a doozy. A local store had a full Tainted Grail set on consignment and I ended up buying it after a very long discussion with my wife about it.

Hopefully, I actually enjoy the game...
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04 May 2021 18:28 #322861 by Msample

Gary Sax wrote: Yeah, it's supposed to play pretty well. Very focused on retreats and such ("honor" ugh).


I've played it a few times. The battles tend to be on the smaller side - 5 flags seems to be the average victory threshold. The Dragon cards ( tactics cards paid for with honor tokens ) add a new wrinkle, kind of like the Inspiration tokens in MEDIEVAL but in some cases more powerful. It def adds some more uncertainty to the thing, kind of like always wondering if your opponent has FIRST STRIKE as you close to melee.
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05 May 2021 17:23 - 05 May 2021 17:26 #322894 by southernman

barrowdown wrote: I bought my first board game purchase for myself (probably years) in a while that was not an escape game or a war game; and it was a doozy. A local store had a full Tainted Grail set on consignment and I ended up buying it after a very long discussion with my wife about it.

Hopefully, I actually enjoy the game...

Well I hope you did strong research on the game and matched it up to your gaming preferences :S , it's an extraordinary game but not for everyone (or every couple).

UPDATE: As mentioned on the site a few times start the game in the Story mode variant in the back of the rulebook, especially if you're just doing it 2-player or solo. and move to normal rules when you think it is getting a bit too comfortable for you.
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