Game of Thrones board game

I’m a huge fan of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones) I’ve read the the 1st two books n watched the TV show. A while back I’ve noticed a board game based on the show getting a lot of buzz. People recommending it for the fans. So, I ordered it. To be honest the shipping costs are more expensive than the actual game. I paid kd35 in total for this.

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So the board game is pretty complicated, it’s a strategy game. Unlike Risk this doesn’t have dice. In other words the element of Luck is highly downgraded here.

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The goal of the game: after the 10th and final round whoever gains most castles /strongholds wins the game, or you simply take any 7 castles / stronghold at any given round.

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Of course you play as one of 6 most famous Houses in Westeroes (the continent which the events take place) Stark, Baratheon, Martell, Tyrell, Lannister, Greyjoy. Sorry no Dothraki  😛

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It will take you a long time to read the rules. It will take you longer time to teach them to people T.T

Last time we played for 5 hrs with like an hour or so just for setting the game and teaching my friends the rules. Which are tricky, detailed, and long.

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The other problem is the items of the game. It has a lot of Tokens, armies, and cards. So, I used small bags which didn’t help at all. Fortunately, Yesterday I bought small boxes from (soug Bo Emya) 😛 they were very very helpful and handy. Now each box got all the House’s items in one place.

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Also, I bought 2 Cover Cases used for storing Playing Cards. I used the Cover Cases to store the board game cards, and they fit perfectly.

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I really liked the game. It’s not easy, very challenging and needs lots of patience. I recommend it for the fans of the show.

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One comment on “Game of Thrones board game
  1. Kal says:

    that’s cool! never heard of it before and looks pretty amusing game to play!

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