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Luke Willcock
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So as title states, which one should i get first?

Gates of Arkham sounds great... but Unseen Forces came out first.... ao should i get that one first?
 
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Patrick Heron
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Unseen Forces was the one I was advised to get
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The expansions all expand the base game, but don't work with each other so much. So you should just go straight to what interests you most.

Elder Sign: Unseen Forces is a "more of the same" expansion with a few new tricks (redesigned entrance, blessings/curses).

Elder Sign: Gates of Arkham introduces the "face-down adventure" mechanism, as well as the titular gates, and makes the game a lot more challenging.

Elder Sign: Omens of Ice has storms instead of gates, and a more programmed adventure sequence to create a coherent story and difficulty arc.

Elder Sign: Grave Consequences is a mini-expansion in three modules that can work with any of the above. But it's really icing on the cake, and if you're eager to expand, you'll probably want one of the "proper" expansions first.
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Pierre C
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Gates of Arkham or Omens of Ice before the other two.
 
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Gates of Arkham is essential and the best way to play. However, it contains elements that are only in Unseen Forces(Cursed/Blessed die). I would suggest getting both for the full experience.
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Cheers everyone, looks like i will take your advice Tom and purchase both of them at the start of the month.
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