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Subject: Help rank the POD scnario expansions rss

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The Chris
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I have the Main game box, and I bought both the Forbidden Academy and Call of the Wild expansion, so I have the three main boxes.

What I don't have yet are any of the mini print on demand expansions, but I will soon visit a hobby store that stocks all of them at a reasonable price 401 games

Anyway, I would like to get at least one or two of the expansions, but I am having a hard time deciding whitch one is best.

If you have played a few of them how would you rank them from best to worst? Please feel free to define best and worst by any criteria that you'd like (value, fun, theme, complexity, etc...)

Thanks for your help.
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In my BGG research, the consensus I have found is that Yellow Sign & Laboratory are the best with House of Fears coming in behind those.

I have not played any (only own Yellow Sign).
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A very basic rule of thumb is that the scenarios got better over time, so buying the most recent scenarios first is not a bad idea.
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Everything is relative to perception, and your perception is limited.
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As above said, go backward from release date, and you will be fine.
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Pretty sure the Silver Tablet out of the box was incorrect. I think the fix is posted somewhere on the forums.
 
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Tore Halvorsen
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Let's just forget about the silver tablet.
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When I did my research, I found the same mentioned above (more recent=better, with the exception of Silver Tablet).

From the ones I've played, I would personally rank Yellow Sign > House of Fears > Season of the Witch...which I guess is the majority opinion after all. Haven't played The Laboratory, but I've heard it's awesome.
 
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Tore Halvorsen
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At the end of Robertas review of the Yellow Sign, she has a ranked list of the official scenarios. I guess the Laboratory would be included somewhere near the top.

http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1011292/this-is-the-best-pod...

A Cry For Help [CotW] - Top Tier
A Matter of Trust [CotW]
The Mind's Veil [CotW]
The Yellow Sign [POD]
The Dunwich Horror [CotW] - Great Tier
Blood Ties [Base]
The Fall of House Lynch [Base]
House of Fears [POD]
Yellow Matter [FA] - Good Tier
The Stars Aligned [CotW]
The Inner Sanctum [Base]
`Til Death Do Us Part [POD] - "Meh" Tier
Lost in Time and Space [FA]
Season of the Witch [POD]
Return of the Reanimator [FA] - Bad Tier
The Green-Eyed Boy [Base]
Classroom Curses [Base]
The Silver Tablet [POD] - Silver Tablet Tier

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The Chris
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Thanks for all the great help everyone!

The general opinion appears to rank them like this:

laugh Mansions of Madness: The Laboratory
Mansions of Madness: The Yellow Sign
Mansions of Madness: House of Fears
Mansions of Madness: ‘Til Death Do Us Part
Mansions of Madness: Season of the Witch
yuk Mansions of Madness: The Silver Tablet

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