Game of Thrones Board Game

by Laura_Philips

Second Edition of Game of Thrones Board Game Overview and Gameplay

A Game of Thrones Board Game 2nd Edition

Take Control of the Houses of Westeros and Fight for the Iron Throne

With any great fantasy fiction series there comes a board game and Game of Thrones is no exception. The 2nd Edition of the Game of Thrones Board Game has many new features and is designed for 3 to 6 players who each fight for the Iron Throne as one of the Great Houses of Westeros. 

Each player commands an army consisting of Knights, footmen, siege engines and ships as well as tokens and a set of house cards with the house leaders that can be used in combat. The idea of the game is to control as much of the board as possible and game play is divided into ten rounds each of which has three stages.

See the Game of Thrones Board Game 1st and 2nd editions below. Both games are made/published by Fantasy flight games, the first edition was created by Christian Petersen as his vision of George R R Martins fantasy world.

Buy Game of Thrones Board Game 2nd Edition

A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition
$59.99  $44.27

Game of Thrones Board Game 1st Edition Collectable

First Edition of A Game of Thrones Board Game Released 10 Years Ago
A Game Of Thrones
Only $69.99

Game of Thrones Board Game Play

As with any board game, Game of Thrones comes with a rule book but as any strategy player will know, experience is key, you need to think ahead and if you like strategy games such as Risk then Game of Thrones 2nd Edition board game has a similar concept.

Each player chooses a great house to play, there is no best house, play is down to how well you can play. Game of thrones board game is a game of skill with just a little luck.

Gameplay consists of ten rounds, each round has three phases: the Westeros Phase, the Planning Phase, and the Action Phase. 

The Westeros Phase has three different decks of cards any of which can be used to affect every player in the game. For example a card may be drawn that allows each player to strengthen their stronghold with foot soldiers or the Wildlings may begin an assault on all houses.

The Planning Phase is the most important for strategic play, this is when you plot out your moves in secret. You can assign different orders to your pieces, plan attacks on friends or enemies and so on.

The Action Phase is where your plans (and every other players) are played out and as a result of those plans any battles are fought. When two houses meet in battle each player can secretly choose a leader card to help their side.

After ten rounds the player who holds the most land on the board wins the Iron Throne and is crowned the King of Westeros

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Updated: 01/17/2012, Laura_Philips
 
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