Tainted Grail – Diplomacy Overview

In Avalon you will not always be fighting hideous creatures touched by the Wyrdness. Sometimes you will have to negotiate and be “diplomatic”. I used quotes, because part of my diplomatic tool box includes a “threatening voice” and “devious gaze.”  Diplomacy encounter cards have a track on the far left side of the card (circled) you will have a diplomatic tug of war with...

Tainted Grail – Combat Overview

There are no spoilers here,  everything shown is from the first guided combat encounter card from the tutorial with Beor’s starting cards. Above you will see Beor’s player board with various attributes (two points in aggression) You can also see his health is currently full at 9 points and he has no magic resources.  The enemy we are fighting is above his player board, a...

The Gallerist – Simple Complexity

Owning your own Gallery is complicated work, but the pay off is great when you start attracting customers and special VIPs. The Gallerist is a worker placement at heart by Vital Lacerda, published by Eagle Griffin Games. There are 4 locations with two different actions each to choose from. You will be buying art, selling art, discovering the next breakout artist, promoting your artists, hiring...