Rating: 7.9 Very Good
Popularity:8
Difficulty:Very easy
Year:2016
Players: 1-5 players
Playing time: 30-45 minutes
Age:13+

Official Site: Official Daily Magic Games site for Valeria: Card Kingdoms


Created by: Isaias Vallejo, Mihajlo Dimitrievski

Published by: Daily Magic Games

Description:

The land of Valeria is under siege by hordes of monsters. You and your fellow Dukes must recruit citizens and buy domains to build up your kingdoms and slay the foul creatures that lurk in the surrounding lands.

Valeria: Card Kingdoms is a tableau-building game for 1-5 players and will feel familiar to deck-building fans. The cards you buy can work for you on your turn and on all the other player turns, as well.

On your turn, roll two dice and activate citizen cards with the result of each individual die and the sum of both dice. Other players will simultaneously activate their citizen cards based off of the roll. Next, take two actions from the following: slay a monster, recruit a citizen, buy a domain, or take 1 of any resource.

The player with the most victory points at the end wins the game.

Prices:
Retail Price:$40
Amazon:$32
Expansions:
Valeria: Card Kingdoms – Expansion Pack #01: King's Guard
Valeria: Card Kingdoms – Expansion Pack #02: Undead Samurai
Valeria: Card Kingdoms – Flames and Frost


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The Story of Valeria

After a few years of relative peace, the Kingdom of Valeria is once again under attack from legions of undead, goblins, and many more nightmarish creatures.

The King of Valeria has valiantly stood against evil in the past, but in his old age he lacks the strength to protect our great kingdom.

Without an heir to succeed the king the citizens have begun to panic. Valeria needs a new ruler.

As one of the reigning Dukes, you are in a modest position of power, respect, and wealth. Assuming the throne as Valeria's new ruler is your destiny. …



Monster Cards

Monster cards represent the vile monsters that threaten the kingdoms in Valeria. Slaying Monsters will gain you immediate rewards and give you Victory Points at the end of the game.

Monster Names

Each Monster has a name that the villagers cry out when they are being attacked.

Monster Areas

Monsters are separated into eight Monster Areas.

Each Monster card shows an Area icon in the upper right corner indicating which stack the Monster belongs in. When sorting Monster stacks, each stack must contain the same Area icon. …



5-player Variant

The instructions below cover the rule changes for 5-player Valeria: Card Kingdoms. All other standard rules apply.

Setup

  • Monster Cards

    Each stack of Monster cards will contain 6 cards. Include the cards with

  • Citizen Cords

    Each stack of Citizen cards will contain 6 cards.

  • Domain Cards

    Each stack of Domain cards will contain 4 cards, with 3 face-down cards and 1 face-up card on top of the stack.

  • Resting Player

    After selecting the First Player, give the Rest Token to the person to the First Player's right; that person is the Resting Player for the first round. …



There are four primary Card Types in the game and each has an icon that refers to the Card Type as a whole.

There are no limits to how many of each card you may have, with two exceptions:

  • Starter Cards: You may never have more or less than 1 Starter Knight and 1 Starter Peasant.

  • Duke Cards: You may never have more or less than 1 Duke card.

The following icons represent the three different Resources in the game (Gold, Strength, Magic). These icons are present across all card types. When there is a number on top of the icon, it means that it represents that many of that type. …





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