If You Love 'Dungeons & Dragons', You'll Love This Deal on 'Gloomhaven'


Gloomhaven is widely considered to be the best board game on the market, and it's a must-have game for Dungeons & Dragons fans. If you love D&D, odds are you'll love the massive 20-pound board game beast that is Gloomhaven. No DM required!

Ordinarily the base game runs between $130 and $140 if you actually manage to find it in stock, but Amazon has Gloomhaven on sale for $114.77 (18% off) and it's actually ready to ship for free. Not only that, the removable sticker set is on sale for for $9.43 (27% off). The pack contains "a replacement for every map, achievement, and enhancement sticker in the core game, and also includes replacement seals for character boxes, secret envelopes, and the town records book."

Historically, discounts on Gloomhaven have only lasted a few hours at most, so don't be surprised if you click on the link and the price has increased or it's out of stock. Time is of the essence big time on this one, so reserve one with the discount while you can. The official description for the game is available below.

"Gloomhaven is a game of Euro-inspired tactical combat in a persistent world of shifting motives. Players will take on the role of a wandering adventurer with their own special set of skills and their own reasons for travelling to this dark 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 legacy game with a persistent and changing world that is ideally 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. Playing through a scenario is a cooperative affair where players will fight against automated monsters using an innovative card system to determine the order of play and what a player does on their turn."

• For 1-4 Players
• 60-120 minute playing time
• Co-operative play Euro-inspired tactical combat
• Every turn a player will play two cards out of their hand. Each card has a number in the center, and the number on the first card played will determine their initiative order. 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


Finally, an expansion called Gloomhaven: Forgotten Circles is also on the way. You can pre-order it on Amazon now for $40 with shipping slated for April 15th. It includes 20 new scenarios that take place after the original Gloomhaven campaign. The game is covered by Amazon's pre-order price guarantee, so you won't be charged until it ships and you'll automatically get any discounts that occur between the time that you order and the release date.

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