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Champions of Midgard: The Core Game (Retail Edition)
Board Game Geek Rating: 7.29
Board Game Geek Avg Player Rating: 7.75
Players: 2 to 4
Content Notes: Retail Edition of Champions of Midgard Core Game. Includes 1 Champions of Midgard Core Game.
Champions of Midgard Core Game Contents Include:
💥 1 Game Board & 1 Turn Marker
💥 121 Cards
💥 20 Meeples
💥 60 Gold Tokens & 28 Blame Tokens
💥 6 Ship Boards
💥 5 Leader Boards
💥 34 Custom Dice
💥 8 Wooden Discs
💥 50 Wood/Food Cubes
💥 54 Favor Tokens
💥 3 Damage Markers
💥 1 Start Player Marker
Champions of Midgard (formerly Defenders of Nidaros) is a middleweight, Viking-themed, worker placement game with dice rolling in which players are leaders of Viking clans who have traveled to an embattled Viking harbor town to help defend it against the threat of trolls, draugr, and other mythological Norse beasts. By defeating these epic creatures, players gain glory and the favor of the gods. When the game ends, the player who has earned the most glory earns the title of Jarl and is recognized as a champion of Midgard!
Placing workers allows for the collection of resources and warriors, which players may then send on journeys to neighboring villages or across the sea to defeat monsters and gain the glory they need for victory. Resources are used to carve runes, build ships, and feed your followers. Viking warriors (custom dice) do battle with the myriad enemies the town faces.
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 is receiving rave reviews and is quickly becoming recognized as an exciting and approachable game in the hobby.
Rulebook PDF available here.
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