Klicka för svenska      Magalon   (German)

Distributor: Ravensburger
Category: Strategy game
Players: 2-4 (4)
Play time: 1:00
Ages: 12+
Content:   1 Game board
  6 Ruins
  1 Giant
  2 Imps
  4 Wizards
  4 Energy stones
  4 Shields
44 Magic cards
12 Magic items
  4 Action tokens
  2 Dice
  1 Rules leaflet in German, French and Italian.
Game target: You are a wizard who travels through the mysterious forest of Magalon in search of the magic items which allows you admission to the prestigious "Council of 11". You have to collect 3 magical items - the Amulet of power, the Stone of Wisdom and the Ring of Immortality. Whoever possesses these 3 objects will be admitted to the council.
The aim of each player is to return to the starting place after collected the 3 items.
Rules: Rules in English
Strategy: -
Comments: My edition is from 1998. The designer is Wolfgang Kramer.

A game with quite easy rules and very challenging. The luck is narrowed down to dice throws to move the Giant by the one who plays last in each turn. It's definitively better on 4 players, as it otherwise more or less will be a 1 against 2 game. It will also be easier to get the one in the lead. I'm just afraid that the setup makes the games too similar.



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