Gloomhaven Board Game Only $87.63 Shipped on Amazon (Regularly $140)
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This highly rated board game is set in a persistent and changing world that is ideally played over many game sessions. Each player takes on a role of a wandering adventurer with their own special set of skills and reasons for traveling to the dark corner of the world. Players must work together to clear out menacing dungeons and forgotten ruins. In the process, they will enhance their abilities with experience and loot, discover new locations to explore and plunder, and expand an ever-branching story fueled by the decisions they make!
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This is one of the best overall games out right now for people who like tactical combat decisions, growth of characters, and a light fantasy theme. It plays best with a group, but very enjoyable solo using 2-3 characters. The character growth and discovery of new characters and evolution of the world make it a solid pick for anyone who doesn’t mind a little light number crunching.
As a social game, it’s strongly teamwork-oriented, while keeping everyone in control of their own character, rewarding success, and still allowing for growth when you’re not doing as well as you’d like. The diversity of playstyles with each character doesn’t get bogged down too much with the usual fantasy tropes.