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Jeremy Yoder
United States
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10
Nov 2011
My all-time favorite. Two-player fantasy skirmish with lots of tactics and dice True, the dice and card draw can mess you up, but still, the better player will win most games and has a quick play time. Some factions are OP, but I've shelved them. Exps add a lot to deck-building.
2014-11-17
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Christen
Canada
Toronto
Ontario
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10
Apr 2011
This will be a must buy for anyone even remotely interested in Summoner Wars. I love all the new factions and they each play very differently. Totally worth it and a must buy!!
2011-04-21
Owned
Ya'itz Yer'moov
United States
Illinois
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Is But A Dream Within A Dream.
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10
Feb 2012


Stored in Summoner Wars: Master Set

Also Includes:
Summoner Wars: Guild Dwarves vs Cave Goblins
Summoner Wars: Phoenix Elves vs Tundra Orcs
Summoner Wars: Vanguards Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Fallen Kingdom Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Rukar's Power Reinforcements Pack
Summoner Wars: Grungor's Charge Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Cloaks Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Jungle Elves Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Goodwin's Blade Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Hawk's Strike Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: The Filth Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Mercenaries Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Taliya's Spirit Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Piclo's Magic Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Bellor's Retribution Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Saella's Precision Reinforcement Pack

Summoner Wars: Sairook..........Mercenary promo card x2
Summoner Wars: Khan Queso....Mercenary promo card x2
Summoner Wars: Khexhu..........Mercenary promo card x2
Summoner Wars: Bodgan..........Mercenary promo card x2

Premium Game Board x2

CUSTOM FACTION DICE for the Phoenix Elves, Tundra Orcs, Cave Goblins, Guild Dwarves, Vanguards, Fallen Kingdom, Cloaks, Jungle Elves, Filth, Benders, Deep Dwarves, Mountain Vargath, Swamp Orcs, Sand Goblins, Shadow Elves.
2012-11-06
Owned
Jeff Hastings
United States
Gretna
Nebraska
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A king slime attacks.... You might need a band-aid.
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10
Oct 2014
There are many who bash on this game, but it remains my favorite. I like that you have to make the best with the card draws you get, because you can burn through the deck faster if you want or need to and you won't have people you play ALWAYS playing every game the same way with the same cards first. I like the speed of play, the cleverness of the abilities, the tactile movement of the cards, and the randomness from the dice to let you pull off those critical hits at the perfect time to win (or even that tough loss when you really thought you had it in the bag). I don't know if I necessarily need to keep expanding into second summoners, but everything up to that point is giving me more options than I could hope for in most games. A great, great game that you do NOT have to play hundreds of times to know what you're doing or be great at (regardless of what a couple of reviewers have said).
2013-03-31
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Talorien
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10
Feb 2012
18 decks x 35 = 630 cards

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2011-10-26
Owned
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Derek Springer flawlesslyfaulted
United States
Fresno
California
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10
May 2014
After obtaining the entire set of factions and reinforcement packs I have to say this game is well balanced, fun, dramatic, creative, and provides unlimited variability... increasing my rating from 9 to a 10. Great job plaid hat games!
2012-05-15
Owned
Brian K
United States
Texas
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10
Oct 2012
Quite simply the best 2 player game I own. Solid mechanics, and a ton of variety with the expansions. Sadly it doesn't get played as often as I'd like since I rarely if ever have one on one board game opportunities. Even so, I'll continue to purchase future expansions, with the hope that one day it will get much more playing time. I rate Summoner Wars as a whole (i.e. All factions and reinforcements) a 10. While what I have rated the individual expansions may slightly differ, The game as a whole is more than the sum of its parts.

Factions included in Master Set:
Shadow Elves
Benders
Mountain Vargath
Sand Goblins
Deep Dwarves
Swamp Orcs

Factions included in Alliances Master Set:
Fallen Phoenix
Cave Filth
Tundra Guild
Swamp Mercenaries
Vargath Vangard
Sand Cloaks
Deep Benders
Jungle Shadows

Factions:
Summoner Wars: Phoenix Elves vs Tundra Orcs
Summoner Wars: Guild Dwarves vs Cave Goblins
Summoner Wars: Fallen Kingdom Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Vanguards Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Jungle Elves Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Cloaks Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: The Filth Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Mercenaries Faction Deck
Summoner Wars: Guild Dwarves – Second Summoner
Summoner Wars: Phoenix Elves – Second Summoner
Summoner Wars: Cave Goblins – Second Summoner
Summoner Wars: Tundra Orcs – Second Summoner
Summoner Wars: Fallen Kingdom – Second Summoner
Summoner Wars: Vanguards – Second Summoner
Summoner Wars: Cloaks Second Summoner
Summoner Wars: Jungle Elves Second Summoner

Reinforcements:
Summoner Wars: Grungor's Charge Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Rukar's Power Reinforcements Pack
Summoner Wars: Goodwin's Blade Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Hawk's Strike Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Taliya's Spirit Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Piclo's Magic Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Bellor's Retribution Reinforcement Pack
Summoner Wars: Saella's Precision Reinforcement Pack

Promos:
Summoner Wars: Khan Queso
Summoner Wars: Khexhu
Summoner Wars: Sairook
Summoner Wars: Bodgan
2015-02-14
Owned
Dave Kudzma
United States
Millsboro
Delaware
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Trumpy, you can do stupid things!
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10
May 2013
Unbelievable new armies coupled with a mostly usable storage vessel and a new board cut so it's not warped: What is not to love for a SW fan???
2011-11-17
Owned
Seth Trammell
United States
Benton
Kentucky
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10
Jul 2011
OH HO HO! So good it's bad.
2011-07-17
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V Laker
United Kingdom
Poole
Dorset
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10
Jan 2015
Brilliantly simple yet very tactical at the same time. Juat a shame they realeased it on ipad where you can buy all the decks for £5! (I must have spent £100 on my collection)
2013-03-04
Owned
Rick Baptist
United States
Highland
California
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10
Nov 2013
The Master Set is a fantastic jumping-on place for the series, and to boot you get a real board with it. Fantastic product. Logging my plays under main heading Summoner Wars.
2014-01-09
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Jason Dowd
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10
Mar 2013
Great selection of factions, improved artwork, functional game board. Much better than the original sets.
2013-03-14
Owned
Chad Shamrowicz
United States
Copley
Ohio
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That's Heathersome!
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10
Feb 2015
Love this game, must go buy expansions.
2011-07-20
Owned
Joe Tinnel
United States
Mansfield Center
Connecticut
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10
Nov 2011
I came to the Summoner Wars table kind of late, so this was my first SW purchase. After playing several games, I was hooked, and ended up completing my collection.

Just a fantastic game.
2011-11-21
Owned
Kevin C
Canada
Toronto
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10
Jun 2011
Pro - Adds even more reason why this game deserves 10/10. 6 new but yet unique factions. It is rare to have a game like this where all 14 factions is this unique yet perfectly balanced... Comes with a great graphics battlefield hard board. A must.

Con - Makes other game pale in comparison...
2011-10-19
Owned
David
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10
Apr 2012
Amazing tactical card game that doesn't feel like a card game at all.
2011-06-30
Owned
Cory Gerleman
United States
Adel
Iowa
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10
Dec 2011
Ever have the itch to pull out those nice painted miniatures and clash with another army on the tabletop, replete with fantasy theme and special powers, but only have an hour? Not going to happen with minis. It CAN happen with Summoner Wars, though. This fantastic card game gives you the same feel of moving your units across the table to vanquish your foes, but with a deck of cards. You almost have to try it to believe me that it feels like a full minis game. The artwork could be better, but it does its job evoking the theme and setting the tone. Tons of replayability in the future with deck-building aspects and new factions. Another MUST HAVE for anyone who enjoys a tactical fantasy battle.
2011-12-29
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Joel Petersen
Denmark
Copenhagen
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10
Jul 2012
See Summoner Wars. This is an excelent starting point (was my first set, since was impossible to get anything SW related before in large parts of Europe) and Mountain Vargath is my favorite faction so far. Sold my 1. st edition and bought the second printing instead so it can actually fit on my shelves.
2013-02-05
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Tom Vasel
United States
Homestead
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Dice Tower Convention, July 2013!!!!
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10
Jul 2011
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EduArdo Murruy
Brazil
Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo
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10
Aug 2011
the best card game i played. An excelent mix of strategy and luck. Love how different each faction plays.
2011-08-15
Owned
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Joseph Ellis
United States
Ashland
Ohio
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10
Oct 2011
My favorite game.
2012-06-12
Owned
Josiah Miller
United States
Arlington
Texas
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10
Aug 2011
6 new factions. Nothing to hate here, just more of what's to love.
2011-08-30
Owned
Fredrik Claesson
Sweden
Stockholm
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10
Mar 2015
Very exciting game. Smaller box is better. App improved but still not perfect. I like the game best with the new artwork.
2015-03-09
Owned
Dennis Sison
United States
Pasadena
California
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10
Jan 2015
Currently my favorite game!

Waiting for Alliances and the Second Summoners
2015-01-01
Owned
Kyle Woods
United States
Atlanta
Georgia
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10
Dec 2011
Summoner Wars is one of the best games out there. The Master Set, though a later addition to the family, is really the best place to start. In addition to new factions, this set added some much-needed components (i.e. a box to store everything and a nice board).

The advent of the iOS version of the game only heightens my deep love for Summoner Wars. It is one of the only games my non-gaming family will play, and I feel it has helped me be closer to some family members whom I rarely see. It is also a great platform for learning the game.

The Master Set, as I mentioned, is another great jumping-on point for new players. Actually, I would recommend it before the so-called starter sets, just because it has more user-friendly components.

Short story, Summoner Wars is a masterpiece. Anyone who doesn't know it yet needs to learn!
2012-09-28
Owned

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