Welcome to Gloomhaven: A game of tactical combat
Let’s start with a few accolades for Gloomhaven..
“..the more you play the more you want to play and build out your board. It really offers a full RPG experience in a traditional board game setting.” – The McGuiRE Review
“This game is absolutely wonderful. This is definitely worth getting and will make a huge hit to your gaming nights!” – Amazon user review.
“When it comes to overall buzz among hardcore board gamers, Gloomhaven is about as big as it gets.” Aaron Zimmerman, ARS Technica UK
Ok, you get the idea..this board game is BIG and it’s VERY popular! So what’s it all about?
Gloomhaven was a Kickstarter project created by Isaac Childres and, after much hype, was finally released in early 2017. To quote the inventor Gloomhaven is:
“A game of tactical combat with well over 50 scenarios populating a story designed to immerse the players in a path of their own choosing. With more than 10 playable characters, 25 monster types and 10 bosses, this isn’t a world that will unfold by paying money for expansions. All you have to do is play it, and it will offer a persistent world that grows and expands as you explore.”
There are many reviews about Gloomhaven which tend to have one thing in common – they’re really long and really detailed. The video below is one of the most concise and watchable tutorials for this game courtesy of the McGuiRE Review.
As strategy games go, Gloomhaven is one of the 2017 stars and ranks at number 6 with a 9.1 star rating on the BGG website.
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