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I brought home a copy this weekend and got the "oh, a new game....great" look. I explained it was a coop game to which she stated "I don't like coop games". Great.

I wanted to give it a go Sunday and she agreed to give it a shot.

She's enjoying herself I can see and I'm having a great time too. Then I make a mistake. She wants me to try and heal a taint and I just move and attack some minions. Then 2 tains hit and she's furious. "Why didn't you heal the land when I said you should?" "Now we're screwed" "That's it, I'm not attacking any more minions until we get the taint under control".

So me, the henpecked hero clean up a couple of taints and she's happy again. I say "It's just a game for fun, don't get so upset" and she says "I want to win this thing".

Wow, she's never that engaged in a game. So anyway we end up we losing the 2 hour game which is long for her. She looks up and says "Let's play again". Wow, that never happens.

We lost again but she had a great time. Monday rolls around and guess what? "Let's play again". Wow, she's really digging this game and she hated Pandemic.


Anyway, we completely butchered the rules so we're going to try again tonight. Rules we screwed up:

1) Wizard could teleport as many times as he wanted.
2) Didn't enforce 10 card limit.
3) Placed a 4th minion and a taint crystal.
4) Placed minions off both cards in mid war.
5) Magic gate travel could only be done from gate to gate with a card discard. Makes it almost worthless.
6) Taints were removed with no card discard and a single die roll of 5 or 6.
7) Didn't permentantly remove special cards.
8) Didn't draw a quest card after completing the first so only one quest per hero. Not good.
9) Didn't re-shuffle after Monarch City card.

I bet there were more. I haven't goofed up that many rules in a new game ever before. Anyway, we both are really digging the game.



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Seems like Universal Head needs to step in and cribsheet this bad boy.

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ninjadorg wrote:
Seems like Universal Head needs to step in and cribsheet this bad boy.

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Good call. Sphere just identified another missed rule. No healing with the general in the same region.

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ninjadorg wrote:
Seems like Universal Head needs to step in and cribsheet this bad boy.

ninja

It turned up in Australia a couple of days ago, so hopefully he's all over it
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dougadamsau wrote:
ninjadorg wrote:
Seems like Universal Head needs to step in and cribsheet this bad boy.

ninja

It turned up in Australia a couple of days ago, so hopefully he's all over it


God bless that kid.
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