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Heroes Community > Other Games Exist Too > Thread: Board Games and What Not
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Famous Hero
Dragon of justice
posted November 08, 2017 03:02 AM

I have that with mice and mystics....i like it and 2 of my friends do too....just can't find a 4th out of a huge group of potential players .

it's either to nerdy or not nerdy enough for them

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Undefeatable Hero
Daddy Cool with a $90 smile
posted November 08, 2017 02:57 PM

After the game I was told by a player that the game was unbalanced, and I was super confused. The only reason the final scoring had such a wide gap was that one player refused to buy any cards for the entire second half of the game (in which the entire gameplay loop consists of buying cards), endlessly amassing resources and completely starving out the next player. Of course the player who caused this is the one who complained about the lack of balance.

This raises the question - if a game heavily relies on active participation of all players to remain balanced, is it a flaw of the game?
Yolk and God bless.
My buddy's doing a webcomic and would certainly appreciate it if you checked it out!

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Hero of Order
Fox or Chicken?
posted November 08, 2017 03:14 PM

Fury of Dracula and Descent 2nd edition.  I was the Dracula in Fury and the Overlord in Descent.  

We have only played Fury once and while I won, it was not a crushing victory by any means.  One of the hunters forgot to ever use their power, which made the game easier for me.  It soured the others which bothers me.  I like the game and want to play it more, but it's a hard sell.

Descent is different.  I didn't play to ensure everyone had fun; I played to win.  I *CRUSHED* the heroes in two different scenarios, the most notable being the Masquerade Ball.  The heroes moaned when I put two iron golems in the entryway to slow them down.  I chuckled when they failed to rescue a single attendee.  They didn't stand a chance in the second part of the mission.  By that point, the heroes were so demoralized they quit.  Even though I technically won due to default, I still lost because nobody wants to play anymore.

The giant has awakened
You drink my blood and drown
Wrath and raving I will not stop
You'll never take me down

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