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Curse of the Shadow Spire

Can you defeat the Shadow Spire!

A shadowy spire has risen nearby and with it came evil shadow creatures that have been ravaging the countryside. As a great champion of the kingdom, your challenge is to travel the lands gathering weapons and allies with the goal of assaulting the spire and ridding the land of shadows forever.

The Shadow Spire is a solo game. Play time is about 30 minutes.


GAMEPLAY

You will play as one of four a champions of the realm. Each champion has different goals and route to victory. Each champion will need to locate and defeat a Shadowlord to gain access to the Spire.

Each turn you will adventure and explore new terrain hex. There you will uncover the mysteries of the realm. Visit locations such as Temples, Markets, and Catacombs. Endure events such as Traps, Curses, and Plages. Fight evil Shadows. And slay the Shadow Dragon to gain one of the three relics you will need to gain access to the Shadow Spire.

As the game progresses the Shadow Spire will gain strength. Once you have found all three relics and gained access to the spire you may assault it in an attempt to defeat the shadow forces guarding it and win the game.


HEROES

*You will play as one of four heroes: *

Crusader: As the Crusader you will be recruiting an army of Knights to help you defeat the shadows of the spire. You will need to defeat shadows, and venture into dangerous catacombs to gain the precious gold that you need to buy Food for your troops and recruit additional Knights.

Wizard: you will be working with dwarven miners to gather the finest arcane crystals buried deep in the mountains. These crystals power you spells but you will also need to kill shadows and venture into dangerous catacombs to gain gold that you need to to hire them.

Ranger: you will be summoning powerful beasts and scouring the forest and crafting the most perfect arrows to aid you on your quest to defeat the shadows of the spire. You will need to kill shadows and venture into dangerous catacombs to gain gold that you can use to recruit powerful allies and heal your wounds.

Priest: you will be destroying shadows and gathering their essence to use against them in your attempt to defeat the shadows of the spire. You will need to kill shadows and venture into dangerous catacombs to gain gold that you can use to recruit powerful allies and tithe for blessings.


SETUP


3D TOKENS

The game includes several 3D Tokens that you will need to assemble that add depth to the game and hep bring the game world to life.


VARIANTS

There are several variants to the game such as a competitive mode for up to four players. A party mode where you can play one, two, three or even four heroes simultaneously. And several progressively harder difficulty modes.

Components

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Why buy this?

Curse of the Shadow Spire is a really great solo game. There is a strong adventure theme with good game play elements and tons of replay potential

  • 3D Tokens
  • Colorful Art
  • Solo Play

Requirements

30-60
1-1
12+

Vitals

Average Rating 1 reviews
Publish Date April 30, 2018
Edition First
Department Board Games
Genre Fantasy
Theme Monsters
More Info Curse of the Shadow Spire web site

Notes

  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.
  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.

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Own It Played It Fun Priced Well High Replay Value Well Written Rules Nice Artwork

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