Glorantha: The Gods War Board Game

Glorantha: The Gods War Board Game Glorantha The Gods War is a competitive strategy game in which 3 or 4 players (3 to 8 players with the Empires expansion) summon units (minions heroes lesser gods and usually one greater god); construct buildings (usually Shrines Temples and Ziggurats) and clash in mortal combat The players seek to build their own strength and destroy their enemies by killing their enemies' units and capturing and destroying their enemies' buildings to achieve Heroquests and thus earn gifts and to earn runes with unique effects Each empire has its own and different unique ability weakness greater god ability units Heroquests and gifts For example the Darkness empire features trolls the Mistress (Cragspider) shades and the Hellmother (Kyger Litor) while the Sky empire has archers the Emperor phoenixes and the Sun God (Yelm) These are not just the same units with different names but also have different abilities as do their buildings Chaos has both different buildings three greater gods (the Unholy Trio) and a different agenda to the other empires The game has a world-shattering mythic feel to it rather than a &8220;fantasy adventure&8221; sensation Glorantha The Gods War is based on the vigorous mythic realm of Glorantha which has been the basis for multiple tabletop board roleplaying and even digital games as well as numerous works of fiction Its depth and scope has been recognized by numerous aficionados of fantasy and gaming and now it is brought to you in all its astounding power In each round in the Action Phase players spend the power they have earned from various sources most importantly how many different types of buildings they have and the Heroquests they have achieved They then spend power to build more buildings summon and move units do battle with enemy empires and use powerful empire-specific abilities including from their earned gifts The Council Phase may include an attempt to close the Chaos Rift that threatens the existence of the world andor the Great Compromise in which an empire may sacrifice power for the greater good and to distribute victory points Victory is determined by obtaining victory points from various sources most importantly the number of buildings controlled each round paired Heroquests achieved and the Great Compromise and from runes Players 3-4Playing time 90-120 minsAges 14
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