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Year Published
1994
# of Players
2 − 8
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Best with 4 players
Recommended with 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
9 and up
Playing Time
120 minutes
User Suggested Ages
6 and up
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Language Dependence
Extensive use of text - massive conversion needed to be playable
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Talisman (third edition)
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The third edition of one of Games Workshop's most popular boardgames. Differs from first & second edition Talisman significantly.

Enter a world of fantastic heroic adventure, where magic really works and monsters roam the land. You are an adventurer on a quest to retrieve the fabled Crown of Command from its fearsome guardian, the Dragon King. You must find one of the Magic Talismans that will allow you to enter the Dragon King's lair and then defeat him in mortal combat. On your quest you will encounter powerful enemies, discover friends and magical artifacts, and meet strange beings. Finally, when you have gained sufficient power, you can confront the Dragon King in your bid to secure the Crown of Command.

Part of the Talisman series of games and expansions published by Games Workshop Ltd..

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The rulebook & the back of the box says 40 purchase cards, but 48 is the correct count

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Second Edition
Publisher: Games Workshop Ltd.
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Year: 2000
Product Code: 60 01 10 99 002
Size: 11.61 x 16.93 x 1.57 inches
4.00 pounds
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First edition
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2 Random Character Chart
This chart sets up character selection randomly using percentile dice. All 3rd edition characters are included.
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2008-01-29
3 Character Special Abilities Generator
This addition allows for every character in the game to have a secret special ability or item. These items and skills add some variety to the standard Talisman characters.
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2008-01-29
3 Talisman-FerrymanHouseRules-PartI.doc
Talisman 3rd edition rules variant. MSWord format.
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