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Gina Laurie
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I'm watching playthru videos and it looks like that the cardboard tokens could be substituted easily for wooden tokens that meeples source has. I know they have yellow thunderbolts , wooden coins , and Red heart tokens. Could someone, please, tell me how many of each of the cardboard tokens are in the game and if I'm missing any type of token ?
 
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Elliott Prasuhn
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I didn't actually count them, but according to the rule book there are 35 attack tokens(lightning), 25 Influence Tokens(Coins) and 4 heart tokens. There are two additional tokens in the Game 3 box, which are for when you cast petrificus totalus on the villains. There may be additional tokens in the other games, but I haven't gotten that far yet. The only other type of token is the Villain Control Tokens, but they are awesome and made of metal. So don't need to replace those.
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Gina Laurie
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Thanks, Elliott! Meeplesource is out off the lightning bolts at the moment. So I guess I'll Be waiting on the upgrade after all
 
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Is there a need for tokens or could you just count it up like in legendary, dc Deckbuilder, ascension, and star realms.
 
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Gina Laurie
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Yes, John. I NEED cute wooden tokens to go with the cool metal coins. NEED THEM, I say.shake
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Elliott Prasuhn
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whiskemuscles wrote:
Is there a need for tokens or could you just count it up like in legendary, dc Deckbuilder, ascension, and star realms.


I would say yes they are useful. The attack tokens build up on each villain until there are enough to defeat it. Some cards cause these to be removed, so it's useful to have tokens to keep track of the total attack between turns. As for the money, you can acquire money from other people when it isn't your turn, so it's useful to have the tokens for that reason.
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Jason Webster
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eprasuhn wrote:
I didn't actually count them, but according to the rule book there are 35 attack tokens(lightning), 25 Influence Tokens(Coins) and 4 heart tokens. There are two additional tokens in the Game 3 box, which are for when you cast petrificus totalus on the villains. There may be additional tokens in the other games, but I haven't gotten that far yet. The only other type of token is the Villain Control Tokens, but they are awesome and made of metal. So don't need to replace those.


Instead of wooden coins you could go buy gringotts metal coins or the plastic coins that come in gringotts checkers game
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just ordered the Gringott's checkers game for the coins! right now Barnes and Nobles are selling it online with free shipping
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Gina Laurie
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Just saw the Gringotts coins. Very cool. Will you post an update here for us after you get them? Tell us what you think about them! (size, feel, etc)
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B C Z
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Of all the games to pimp out, I was personally pretty happy with the tokens as they came in the box.

And yes, the tokens are very much needed. You can gain zots and seals when it isn't your turn, so you need to be able to keep track of those.
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Steve Bird
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Just played the game for the first time Christmas day with my daughter. Although the cardboard components are pretty sturdy, they are nowhere near as nice as the metal skull tokens. Planning to make some upgrades at my Etsy site soon (after I crawl out of the pile of my Christmas-related organizer orders). If you're interested, you can keep an eye on my shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TableTopEnvy

Thanks! Looking forward to exploring this game as we get further into it!
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