Gloomhaven Board Game



The Gloomhaven board game master page. A complete guide. Review, how to play, editorial, useful links, similar games, FAQ, interesting facts and so much more. Gloomhaven is the most popular dungeon crawler to come along and years and that is because of how deep the content goes. That is in addition to the fantastic gameplay.

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GLOOMHAVEN GAME INFO


RELEASE:2017
PLAYERS:1 – 4 Players
DURATION: 60 – 120 Minutes
AGE:14+
GENRE:Dungeon Crawler
DESIGNER: Isaac Childres
ARTIST:Alexandr Elichev, Josh T. McDowell, Alvaro Nebot
PUBLISHER:Cephalofair Games

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GLOOMHAVEN OVERVIEW


Players will take on the role of a wandering mercenary with their own special set of skills and their own reasons for traveling to this remote corner of the world. Players must work together out of necessity 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.

This is a persistent game that is intended to be played over many game sessions. After a scenario, players will make decisions on what to do, which will determine how the story continues, kind of like a “Choose Your Own Adventure” book.

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GLOOMHAVEN REVIEW


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We have not reviewed this game yet but we can tell you that it mostly lives up to the hype. There is a LOT of hype so there are always haters loudly expressing that they don’t get it. There is tons of game here, and more importantly, that game is very fun to play.

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GLOOMHAVEN HOW TO PLAY


Each turn, a player chooses two cards to play out of their hand. The number on the top card determines their initiative for the round. Each card also has a top and bottom power, and when it is a player’s turn in the initiative order, they determine whether to use the top power of one card and the bottom power of the other, or vice-versa.

Players must be careful, though, because over time they will permanently lose cards from their hands. If they take too long to clear a dungeon, they may end up exhausted and be forced to retreat.

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GLOOMHAVEN SIMILAR GAMES


We thought about everything from gameplay to theme, intensity level to overall motivations, the quality and more to determine what are the five most similar board games to Gloomhaven. The quick recap of the list is below with the link to the descriptions and full article below it.

  1. Descent: Journey Into The Dark
  2. Nemesis
  3. Mansions of Madness
  4. Mice and Mystics
  5. Shadows of Brimstone

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GLOOMHAVEN INTERESTING FACTS


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GLOOMHAVEN FAQ


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GLOOMHAVEN EDITORIAL


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GLOOMHAVEN VIDEOS


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