This game is rated 7
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Curse, Devil and Spells.
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Posted: 11 days ago, last updated yesterday.
After setting out the special Kingdom, Victory and Treasure cards in the middle. You choose which Kingdom cards to use either via a personal preference or picking a set from the rule book.
You start with 20 basic cards in your deck and 5 in your hand. Each turn you do three things. Use Action cards to do thing like drawing more cards, discarding weaker cards or attacking other players. Spend your Treasure cards to gain more Action and Treasure cards to add to your deck. Finally, you discard any remaining cards and draw 5 more from your deck.
To begin with you can't do very much but as you cycle through your deck the cards you buy start to turn up and you progress your kingdom. This new card enables you to do things like draw more cards into your hand, make multiple actions, make multiple purchases or take attacking actions. The game finishes when three of the action card decks or the provinces deck have been used up. You then count up your points and the player with the most points wins.
The result is a highly strategic card game where you need to balance gaining Victory cards against gaining Action cards. The combination and interactions if the Action cards make the game different each time you play, and deep tactics to develop.
Play Time: This game will take between half an hour and 35 minutes to complete.
10-16 year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. This is a complex game, however some younger players can grasp the concepts and tactics with a little support.
Content RatingWe rate this suitable for 7+ years-olds.
The game has a medieval setting where magic spells feature. In the expansions there are also Witch, Curse, Bandit, Harem, Ghost Ship, Possession, Devil's Workshop, Necromancer cards. These are only depicted in the hand painted non-realistic style.
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