The Champions of Midgard board game master page. A complete guide. Review, how to play, editorial, useful links, similar games, FAQ, interesting facts and so much more. Champions of Midgard is a worker placement game that puts you at the helm of a Viking village.
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CHAMPIONS OF MIDGARD GAME INFO
|PLAYERS:||2 – 4 Players|
|DURATION:||60 – 90 Minutes|
|ARTIST:||Jose David Lanza Cebrian, Víctor Pérez Corbella|
|PUBLISHER:||Grey Fox Games|
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CHAMPIONS OF MIDGARD OVERVIEW
Trolls attack your town. Draugr terrorize nearby villages. Monsters strike at travelers and merchants alike. The people are suffering – will you be their champion?
The old Jarl has died and his once prosperous port has fallen into a state of catastrophe. Fearsome creatures are coming in droves, driving chaos and destruction before them. Trolls attack the town. Draugr terrorize the nearby villages. Monsters strike at travelers and merchants alike. The people are suffering and you could be their champion.
Champions of Midgard blends worker-placement and dice-driven combat to create an exciting and strategic experience. Recruit warriors, gain powerful runes, and peer into the future – then send your faithful fighters on journeys to defeat fierce and mythical beasts. Gain the most glory to become the new Jarl and be recognized as a Champion of Midgard! Champions of Midgard is a Viking era worker placement game with dice-driven combat.
Taking on the roles of competing Viking leaders, players hunt trolls, battle draugr, and slay mythical Norse beasts in a quest for glory!
CHAMPIONS OF MIDGARD REVIEW
7.6 out of 10
Champions of Midgard is one of the top games in its lane of epic adventures. It is top-notch in the category of worker placement as well as the category of epic combat. While the game seems overwhelming, it is worth the small amount of time you will have to dedicate to get over that initial hump. Once you are there, you will see this glory of the game and all it has to offer. There are similar games but there is nothing quite like it.
CHAMPIONS OF MIDGARD HOW TO PLAY
This is a game with dice rolling in which you are the leader of a Viking clan who has traveled to an embattled Viking harbor town to help defend it against the threat of big monsters. By defeating these epic creatures, you gain glory and the favor of the gods. There are phases, where the initial phase has you claiming spots to build up your army and the second phase sending you on the attack.
CHAMPIONS OF MIDGARD SIMILAR GAMES
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CHAMPIONS OF MIDGARD INTERESTING FACTS
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CHAMPIONS OF MIDGARD USEFUL LINKS
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- Champions of Midgard Official Website
- Publisher Grey Fox Game’s Official Website
- Buy Champions of Midgard on Amazon
CHAMPIONS OF MIDGARD FAQ
Who plays first in Champions of Midgard?
The person who most recently won glory in a battle plays first.
Who are the starting characters in Champions of Midgard?
(1) Asmundr The Pious [gain 2 VP whenever you spend a glory], (2) Dagrun the Destined [draw 1 additional card when visiting the sage’s hut, you choose between the 2], (3) Ullr The Beserker [gain 1 VP each time you roll 1 or more 2-hit results in a round of battle], (4) Gylfir the Seaworthy [does not pay when taking goods from the port], (5) Svanhildr The Swordmaiden [hit results on white dice do 1 additional damage]
In Champions of Midgard, when sending Vikings to fight do you assign the dice immediately when placing your worker or at the end on the round?
You assign Viking Warriors during the combat phase (after worker placement).
If you kill a monster do you still take the damage/is damage simultaneous in Champions of Midgard?
Yes, the damage is simultaneous so even if they die, the damage they came with still comes.
Can I send out multiple boats in Champions of Midgard?
Yes, including your private one (if you built it).
Does unused food from a ship come back after a successful battle in Champions of Midgard?
Yes. You need to feed your warriors and pay the toll of any ocean conditions but like returning warriors, anything left over you keep.
Can you assign workers from the hunting grounds to fight monsters?
No, only dice that aren’t assigned to fight monsters can go to hunting grounds.
Can you use the food gained at the hunting grounds to feed your Viking warriors sent on the boat to distant shores to fight monsters – in the same round gained?
Yes, because the hunting grounds are resolved first.
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