As you all know Thunderstone is a firm favourite in my house, hitting the table nearly 70 times in the last year; so when I heard AEG was updating and streamlining the game I was excited and a little nervous. When I saw the previews, which showed the updated graphic design I was very impressed, they’ve certainly come a long way. However now I finally have a copy of the game (courtesy of AEG) and here is what I think. Preparing to Play First and foremost the rulebook is a MASS
Other than bringing new cards and variety to the table ROC brings with it a brand new co-op variant known as Siege, which offers a very interesting change of pace, but more about that in a moment… Theme Root of Corruption sets up a new villain, King Caelan, corrupted by the power of the Thunderstone his own realm is destroying itself from within. Can the Heroes face this threat and bring down the corrupted King without being corrupted themselves? Unboxed Root of Corruption co
It’s been almost a year since I started playing Thunderstone with my review of Dragonspire. Since then I’ve bought and played every expansion and promo with the sole exception of the 2nd promo (‘Cause it’s outta stock). Heart of Doom will close out the series and with a little creative re-jigging of my Dragonspire box, it will also fill my box with only enough room for a couple more promos. When AEG very kindly sent me my copy of Heart of Doom I declared myself done with Thun
Eight months on and Thunderstone is still one of the most highly requested games in my house. However, when you play a game that many times its essential that you change it up as often as you can and so that brings me to another Thunderstone Expansion, Wrath of the Elements. Wrath was actually the first expansion I bought for Thunderstone after Dragonspire but what did I think of it… let's find out. Unboxed In the box for WOTE you will find: Card Dividers for both WOTE and th
Theme You are a hero, using gold you have drawn further Heroes to your side. You’ve bought magical blades, sinister spells and honourable mercenaries. Together you forge deep into the heart of Thornwood, looking for the fabled Stone of Blight. While you were gone however the village came under attack by brigands, they left none alive, they stole, raped and pillaged, reducing your stores, using up precious resources and slaying potential allies, making it that much harder for
So, for the last two weeks only two games have hit the table Descent Road to Legend and Thunderstone Dragonspire, and I haven’t been bored once!
I was very fortunate, once again, that the nice people at AEG sent me out a copy of Dragonspire to try out and, spoiler alert, I’m having a lot of fun with it. I’ve never played a deckbuilding game before and to be honest the concept never really appealed to me but Thunderstone has hit the table every night this week. Theme In Thund