GW recently released this new Boxed Game called Shadow War: Armageddon, and although they really underestimated how popular this game would be – and thus how quickly it would sell out – my husband and I managed to nab a copy from our FLGS.
To finish this whole thing up, let’s take a look at some of the new rules for our Eldar – I mean Aeldari (rolls eyes) – models.
Since I am going to talk about rules again, here is the link to the Gathering Storm II: Fracture of Biel-Tan Errata/FAQ. Hopefully GW will come to their senses and put this with the rest of their errata on their store website soon.
Anyway, I am going to jump right in here.
So, one day the boyfriend and I pop over to a friend’s house for a game day. We get immediately thrown into this wacky looking game called “Epic Spell Wars of the Battle Wizards: Duel at Mt. Skullzfyre.” Now, even as a fairly avid board gamer I get a little intimidated when I haven’t had time to process or think about the game ahead of me, but that didn’t happen here. Why? BECAUSE THIS GAME JUST LOOKS AWESOME! Yeah, seriously. The artwork, done by artist Nick Edwards, is VERY Adventure Time and the game play is easy.
Game play is easy. Each player chooses a wizard, which has no affect on the game, it’s just for flavor. Players are then randomly dealt eight spell cards. They play a spell and when the round is over they draw back up to eight cards unless they have obtained a card that says they draw more. Continue Reading