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Pegasus Spiele

The Dwarves Base Game

£50.00

Pegasus Spiele

The Dwarves Base Game

£50.00

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The Dwarves Essentials:
  • No. of players: 2 - 5
  • Playing time: 60 -90 minutes
  • Age: 10+

The Dwarves Essentials: - Rules of Play says:

Based on the first novel of the Die Zwerge tetralogy [Eng. The Dwarves] by author Markus Heitz, the goal of the cooperative game Die Zwerge is to keep evil from flooding Girdlegard. During set-up, players choose one of the dwarves from the novel, each of which is equipped with a unique special ability and different stats for fighting, crafting, and movement.

.Before each player's turn, the forces of evil usually break through one of the four big gates – which are guarded by different dwarven tribes – and further the spread of the Perished Land. On his turn a player spends two action points to use two of five actions. He can: • Fight against the advancing enemies (orcs, trolls, and älfar [Ger. albae], i.e. dark elves). • Travel to other locations. • Lobby the dwarven council to give advantages to all players – and without the favor of the dwarven council, everyone suffers disadvantages. • Solve a minor quest for rewards. • Take on the current major quest, revealing the next major quest if successful. Completing these quests is the only way to win the game. For most of these actions, a player must succeed in a dice-driven challenge. If the players cannot control the flood of evil while simultaneously solving the major quests in time, they will lose.