Legends of Runeterra Review

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Posted: 8 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.

Author: @JonahMonaghan and @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Legends of Runeterra is a collectible card game that takes place in the League of Legends universe. You battle other players using the cards you've collected that bring in champions, creatures, weapons, and powers.

Unlike other deck-builder games, Legends of Runeterra requires you to not only play the right card, but decide where to play it. By carefully choosing cards for particular lanes you can take on enemies cards and win. You can also ensure neighbouring cards are of the right alignment and can help your attack. Like Chess, you take turns to select and play attacking cards. Although here you can also play defensive cards when it's not your attack.

Since Legends of Runeterra is a collectible card game, another element is collecting cards to build a variety of decks. Along with earning new packs to get new cards, you can also improve cards via the crafting system. This system lets you build the deck you want without leaving everything to chance.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 24/01/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, PC and iOS

Genres: Puzzle, Strategy and Turn-Based

Accessibility: 17 features

Developer: @RiotGames

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 10 minutes and 15 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: You can play this with 2 players online.

CostsCosts

Legends of Runeterra

PC Free
iOS Free
Android Free
 
This game is free to play. Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.  

You don’t need a paid subscription to play this game online. Unlike most card games you cannot buy card packs, but you can buy the important wildcards. All other in-game purchases are cosmetic only and do not impact gameplay: card backs, emotes, and in-game characters.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 7+ for violence, fear. Some of the cards depict scary looking monsters, and scenes of implied violence, such as a man who has been shot through with arrows but continues to fight. These still images may be disturbing to younger children.

Rated ESRB TEEN for alcohol reference, blood, fantasy violence, mild suggestive themes. Large blood-splatter effects sometimes appear on players' screen. Larger illustrations of cards may depict instances of violence: a character impaled by arrows; creatures slashing at enemies; an armored knight cut in half. Some cards depict characters in revealing outfits (e.g., deep cleavage). A handful of cards show characters holding mugs of beer; one picture is accompanied by a description that reads, “We used all our best booze jokes on the unit's script..."


Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.


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