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Sebastian AssaultMarine
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Like in the subject did anyone lose the game?

I mean I played it only five times but I was going through the rulebook after EVERY game to make sure I got it right for it was waaaaaaaaaaaay too easy.

Luckily i did not buy that game for I would be furious (I mean I can make it harder and I did in some ways but it was still too easy and any further home rules would change it more than I wanted to bother).

I hate that bad things happen at noon and midnight instead of just at midnight (and i forward that clock faster just for that - it does not change the game but making it less "funny").

Other coop games often made me/us their bitch/es (Death angel and pandemic comes to mind, Shadowrift is somehow easier but still I lose sometimes etc.).

It's not that I'm going to ever play that game again but I HAVE to know if there is the way to lose it (it is a dice game so maybe really bad rolls for like forever or something).

Our strategy in that game never changed - buy only that pentagram tokens and go for all You can get outright unless a dice have been blocked.

I have never seen last fight for it simply never happened.

I do not rate that game for maybe we were doing something wrong but that game have simply rules and we all looked at it so many times that i belive it is not the case (I may be wrong one or two other gamers can be wrong but all of us it would be new)






 
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AssaultMarine wrote:
Like in the subject did anyone lose the game?

I mean I played it only five times but I was going through the rulebook after EVERY game to make sure I got it right for it was waaaaaaaaaaaay too easy.

Luckily i did not buy that game for I would be furious (I mean I can make it harder and I did in some ways but it was still too easy and any further home rules would change it more than I wanted to bother).

I hate that bad things happen at noon and midnight instead of just at midnight (and i forward that clock faster just for that - it does not change the game but making it less "funny").

Other coop games often made me/us their bitch/es (Death angel and pandemic comes to mind, Shadowrift is somehow easier but still I lose sometimes etc.).

It's not that I'm going to ever play that game again but I HAVE to know if there is the way to lose it (it is a dice game so maybe really bad rolls for like forever or something).

Our strategy in that game never changed - buy only that pentagram tokens and go for all You can get outright unless a dice have been blocked.

I have never seen last fight for it simply never happened.

I do not rate that game for maybe we were doing something wrong but that game have simply rules and we all looked at it so many times that i belive it is not the case (I may be wrong one or two other gamers can be wrong but all of us it would be new)


I personally found that playing solo or whit four players (Which is kind of the same) is easyer to loose.
 
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Go get the iOS version.

You will lose. Promise.
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Scrogdog wrote:
Go get the iOS version.

You will lose. Promise.


uhhhh... I have to disagree there.

13 plays, 13 straight wins.
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Mark Evans
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Is it available on Android?
 
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I have friends who have the game. When we play together (making 3 players total) of the 6 times we've played we lost every single time. They tell me that they did win 2 games that they played without me (so their record is 2 out of 8 games while mine is 0 out of 6 games).

But, bottom line, every time that I have played the game, I lose horribly. I figure that I am either just unlucky soblue or cursed by Cthulu zombie

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Geosphere wrote:
Scrogdog wrote:
Go get the iOS version.

You will lose. Promise.


uhhhh... I have to disagree there.

13 plays, 13 straight wins.


You are a better player than me, then. The only way I could reel off 13 straight is with a hand picked team playing the easiest two bosses from the original release. I find randomized teams are more challenging in the base game.

I'd be quite surprised if you said that you beat the hardest expansion boss in one go, though. Hand picked team or not.
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fba827 wrote:

I have friends who have the game. When we play together (making 3 players total) of the 6 times we've played we lost every single time. They tell me that they did win 2 games that they played without me (so their record is 2 out of 8 games while mine is 0 out of 6 games).

But, bottom line, every time that I have played the game, I lose horribly. I figure that I am either just unlucky soblue or cursed by Cthulu zombie



At last!! Someone as bad as me at this!! Woot! In fact, your record is even worse than mine.

You made my day laugh
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Maxx_Yazz wrote:
I personally found that playing solo or whit four players (Which is kind of the same) is easyer to loose.


Solo, as in running 1 investigator is the easiest I've played ES, every trophy just piles on one investigator, as do the items, you just steam-roll everything. In the 2-player games I've played, it takes about 7-8 Mythos I'd say normally, whereas in a 1-investigator game, 4-5 Mythos is the norm.
 
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Elder Sign out of the box, needs all kinds of mods and help to tune it up appropriately for competitive gaming.

Fortunately there are at least a good dozen modification / variant threads here to handle ALL of this for you, or at least get you off to a good start.

That said, it MUST be saying something if a ton of people want/wish/need to modify it and there is STILL a huge amount of buzz for this product.

I like it.

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I found an app called Elder Sign: Omens. Is that it?
 
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Cool. I will give it a whirl.
 
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The OP is referring to the dice (non electronic) game, right ?
 
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Yes, I dragged us off onto a tangent.
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ppayes wrote:
The OP is referring to the dice (non electronic) game, right ?


*chuckle*

Yep.

Um, so what?
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Scrogdog wrote:
ppayes wrote:
The OP is referring to the dice (non electronic) game, right ?


*chuckle*

Yep.

Um, so what?


*giggle*

....just checkin'
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Me and my girlfriend are 0-3 on the dice game. We get close, but haven't sneaked a win yet. Think this keeps it interesting!
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I dunno, maybe our group's dice rolling is kak, but this game seems pretty difficult to win at times to me.

My group uses the same strategy, going after the Elder Signs, but it still gets messy.
 
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