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Asaf Hamtzany
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Is that player out of the game?
 
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Yes, the player will be out of the game, unless they are playing more than one hero each (often the case with us). However, I wouldn't rank it as a problem in the game.

It takes quite a bit work or good luck for the Overlord to kill a hero (or poor play by the other heroes). Also, it's likely to be nearer to the end of a game because either the heroes are taking risks to get a win or the Overlord is getting the upper hand & overwhelming them.
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UAF1 wrote:
Is that player out of the game?


He's buried. Or their flesh eaten.
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Man, you Belgians take your gaming seriously:-)
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Michael Schneider
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...it is unlikely that a hero dies since a dead hero is better than a barely living hero.

Every living hero receives an extra crystal for every dead hero which gives them more flexibility (might not sound much but 1 crystal often makes the difference)

A barely living hero with 1, 2 or even 3 crystals isn't a big threat anymore and doesn't help the others as much as these crystals would do if they were on a healthy hero.


So, if the overlord wants to win he is aiming for the 1 - 2 hitpoints on every hero.
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CarlosSpicyweener wrote:
...it is unlikely that a hero dies since a dead hero is better than a barely living hero.

Every living hero receives an extra crystal for every dead hero which gives them more flexibility (might not sound much but 1 crystal often makes the difference)

A barely living hero with 1, 2 or even 3 crystals isn't a big threat anymore and doesn't help the others as much as these crystals would do if they were on a healthy hero.


So, if the overlord wants to win he is aiming for the 1 - 2 hitpoints on every hero.


Not always true. On the first scenario I once let Shevatas live with only 1 crystal. Later they threw him Zogar Sag's head and he ran to score a touchdown outside of the board
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he/she stops breathing no heartbeat etc.. finito/nada/dead
 
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CarlosSpicyweener wrote:
...it is unlikely that a hero dies since a dead hero is better than a barely living hero.

Every living hero receives an extra crystal for every dead hero which gives them more flexibility (might not sound much but 1 crystal often makes the difference)

A barely living hero with 1, 2 or even 3 crystals isn't a big threat anymore and doesn't help the others as much as these crystals would do if they were on a healthy hero.


So, if the overlord wants to win he is aiming for the 1 - 2 hitpoints on every hero.


I disagree - a dead hero is able to spend zero crystals, which makes up for the extra crystals his companions gain.
 
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If you manage to keep him at 1 or 2 hp he can spend less crystals than the 3 his mates would get when he dies.
The only thing he can do more is walking.

The earlier the game the bigger the advantage in dying instead of keeping him alive.
In the second half of the scenario I'd agree and might prefer killing him, depending on the situation. (And wether it's Conan or not. )
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They go to the Good place
 
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