Heroes of Might and Magic Community
visiting hero! Register | Today's Posts | Games | Search! | FAQ/Rules | AvatarList | MemberList | Profile


Age of Heroes Headlines:  
5 Oct 2016: Heroes VII development comes to an end.. - read more
6 Aug 2016: Troubled Heroes VII Expansion Release - read more
26 Apr 2016: Heroes VII XPack - Trial by Fire - Coming out in June! - read more
17 Apr 2016: Global Alternative Creatures MOD for H7 after 1.8 Patch! - read more
7 Mar 2016: Romero launches a Piano Sonata Album Kickstarter! - read more
19 Feb 2016: Heroes 5.5 RC6, Heroes VII patch 1.7 are out! - read more
13 Jan 2016: Horn of the Abyss 1.4 Available for Download! - read more
17 Dec 2015: Heroes 5.5 update, 1.6 out for H7 - read more
23 Nov 2015: H7 1.4 & 1.5 patches Released - read more
31 Oct 2015: First H7 patches are out, End of DoC development - read more
5 Oct 2016: Heroes VII development comes to an end.. - read more
[X] Remove Ads
LOGIN:     Username:     Password:         [ Register ]
New Server | HOMM1: info forum | HOMM2: info forum | HOMM3: info forum | HOMM4: info forum | HOMM5: info forum | MMH6: wiki forum | MMH7: wiki forum
Heroes Community > Other Games Exist Too > Thread: Board Games and What Not
Thread: Board Games and What Not This thread is 12 pages long: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 · «PREV
Markmasters
Markmasters


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

 Send Instant Message | Send E-Mail | View Profile | Quote Reply | Link
Lord_Woock
Lord_Woock


Honorable
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!

 Send Instant Message | Send E-Mail | View Profile | Quote Reply | Link
OmegaDestroyer
OmegaDestroyer

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

 Send Instant Message | Send E-Mail | View Profile | Quote Reply | Link
Lord_Woock
Lord_Woock


Honorable
Undefeatable Hero
Daddy Cool with a $90 smile
posted March 07, 2018 12:42 AM

I'm not normally into the big, long board games. If it's two hours or more, odds are I won't play it again. Also my dislike for worker placement games has become something of a meme in my local gaming group.

Well, today I played Empires: Age of Discovery. It's a really big game with a huge pile of very similar miniatures that took us over three hours to get through. It's a combination of worker placement and area control according to most sources, but the area control part didn't quite feel like a big part of it.

A couple times other people swore when the spot they were looking at got taken by someone else time and time again - well, what can I say? Welcome to worker placement. That's kinda the whole thing. Learn to prioritize really well or go for an open-ended strategy, or just get burned.

I ended up grabbing two highly synergistic endgame buildings on the two final turns and landed a victory with a sizable lead in a game I was expecting to be terrible at, hoping to possibly maybe not be last out of five players.

I can certainly see why it's regarded as a great game, and I might even be persuaded to play it again... in a few months
____________
Yolk and God bless.
---
My buddy's doing a webcomic and would certainly appreciate it if you checked it out!

 Send Instant Message | Send E-Mail | View Profile | Quote Reply | Link
Jump To: « Prev Thread . . . Next Thread » This thread is 12 pages long: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 · «PREV
Post New Poll    Post New Topic    Post New Reply

Page compiled in 0.0307 seconds