Gloomhaven Jaws of The Lion Board Game Just $39.99 Shipped on Amazon
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This revamped version of the original Gloomhaven game can be played on its own, or in addition to the original. This Jaws of the Lion version has been simplified to help get players learning and involved in the game easier than before! It plays out like a “Choose Your Own Adventure Book” with 25 different scenarios and four brand new characters!
This game is ideal for anywhere from 1-4 players, and a round of the game lasts between 30-120 minutes, making this a great rainy day activity for older kiddos!
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Jaws of the Lion is a fantastic evolution of Gloomhaven’s setup. Gloomhaven is a great game and deserves its ranking, but it’s hard to teach (and play) and the setup takes a while to get going. Jaws of the Lion shortcuts a lot of the setup and the starter scenarios, the added text on cards, and the tips catapult this game up my personal play rankings.
If you were on the fence about spending the money on Gloomhaven, this is the game to play first. The rules and gameplay mechanics are unchanged and the game is far more “coached”. This makes it easy to get the core gameplay down and that carries over very well to the original. It’s a perfect lead in to the Gloomhaven universe.
This is a great way to get your foot in the door for Gloomhaven and Frosthaven. The way it moves through the first few scenarios explaining how to play as you go is great. It’s a little easy but that works out well if you plan to move on to Gloomhaven. Which is a little more complicated. And the fact that you can use this stuff with the original Gloomhaven is a huge bonus!