About this project
The epic journey continues as 12 Realms return with an expansion entitled Ghost Town! A new Realm is now challenging the Heroes of the Fairy world and you must be ready to face the dark forces lie hidden in it. In this realm there is no Town because the Dark Lords cursed it from this world and one of the Heroes is trapped in there.
Your object is to find the three missing items of the Marshall. You must complete this task before the Invasion Marker reaches number 16. When you find all the items the Town will appear once again and then you will be able to travel to that Realm and help the trapped Hero to defeat all the Invaders.
You must be very careful! The Ghost Town invaders have different abilities. As long as the Town is not visible you have to fight the ghost side of the Invaders!
This is an expansion for 12 Realms and is not a standalone item!
Mechanics: area movement, co-op play, hand management, partnerships, variable player powers.
All players (except the trapped hero) must work together to find the missing items (cards). Before the game begins you add these cards in the Town deck and you shuffle it. When all the items are found, one of the players must travel to the Ghost Town and then the town appears again. At that moment the trapped hero must leave immediately from this realm!
Until you find the Marshall's Items, the trapped hero must face the ghost invaders. The way you play will determine the course of the game. Each time an invasion marker moves forward in one of the realms, a new ghost invader joins the Ghost Town. Here is the tricky part. Each such token, has two sides. The front side depicts a normal invader, but the other side depicts the ghost image of that invader. When you defeat an invader, he does not die but you have to flip the token and fight its ghost side. Only then you can destroy that invader.
How you place the Ghost Invaders: Roll both dice, the Area and the Talent one. The Area die indicates the Area you can place that invader and the Talent die indicates which invader you will place in this realm. If for example you roll a Swiftness talent, then you choose an invader that has a Swiftness talent on its token.
The reward: Before the game begins you take six different red talent tokens and you place one in each Area (except the Town). When you defeat the invaders of an Area, you take that talent. You will need these talents because as long as the town is not visible, you cannot buy cards from that realm either you can travel to another realm.
Robin Hood, Snow White, Red Riding Hood, and the other heroes of the 12 Realms are being reunited for one last epic adventure. The Dark Lords have joined forces to conquer and subjugate all the known Fairy Lands, and only the combined efforts of all the greatest heroes can halt their nefarious plan.
All players must band together to stop the Dark Lords' overwhelming hordes from pillaging the 12 Realms. Individual invaders can be defeated by using each hero's different talents. To vanquish the Dark Lords you must claim a powerful artifact. In their quest to stop the invasion, the heroes can travel together between the lands or they can try to single-handedly defend a realm.
This is the basic game. You can combine it with other expansions to extend the gameplay.
Mechanics: area movement, co-op play, hand management, partnerships, variable player powers .
To download the English Rules of 12 Realms click here.
BOARD TO DEATH
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Four exciting new realms lie hidden in the Fairy World and you must prepare yourself to explore them so as to defeat all of their enemies. Kievan Empire, Golden Caliphate, Olympia, and Nile Valley are the new lands you will get to explore to learn their secrets. Ruslan, Sinbad, along with the rest of the heroes, will unite to fight against Marid, Sobek, and the rest of the Dark Lords!
Ancestors Legacy provides a much different game through its plots. There are now seven different plots for both editions, which include a background story and significantly increase the difficulty level and excitement of the game – increasing the amount of decisions that players will have to make. A plot may have you playing with six realms (combining old and new lands), facing all of the Dark Lords, or creating a really fast game with a unique set-up. Now, more than ever, team camaraderie will be necessary in order to reach victory!
This is an expansion for 12 Realms and is not a standalone item!
Mechanics: area movement, co-op play, hand management, partnerships, player elimination, variable player powers .
To download the English Rules of Ancestors Legacy click here.
UNDEAD VIKING REVIEW
Welcome to the Realm Shop. Here you can find all the items that are available in addition to the contents of your pledge. If you would like an item then use the "Manage Pledge" button in the top right corner of the page. Increase your pledge by the amount of the item(s) you want.
NOTE: The amount of the Add On items you choose it may affect the shipping fees at the end. We will be able to know this only after the campaign ends, since we have to check your pledge level, the country and the amount of the add on items.
Promo Invaders Notes: The Invaders are the same as those we offered in the first campaign of 12 Realms. For you who already have this item, you do not have to add it again.
Ghost Galleon Plot: A terrible force was sent to the Bones Island by the Dark Lords: the Flying Dutchman. They decided to recruit the Undead Pirates to protect the Cursed Treasure of the Skull Cave. The curse of the Flying Dutchman falls upon the Area where it travels, since the Heroes cannot enter there and fight the Invaders. Your mission is to destroy the Black Fortress in each Active Realm but first you must take control over the Galleon by destroying the Ghost Galleon's Pirates!
Download the Plot rules here
Reprint Kit: Those who will back the Ancestors Legacy and have backed the first campaign for 12 Realms the basic game here, will also receive for free the Reprint Kit for 12 Realms basic game.
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RAID AND TRADE: DICE TOWER
RAID AND TRADE: GEEK DAD: The game is definitely intriguing enough that I want to try it again, especially trying out different characters, and see how different strategies will play out. I think it’s also a game that will change depending on your opponents: if you’ve got a bunch of conflict-shy players, you’ll do more raiding and trading and less attacking; with more aggressive players, expect a lot of attacks and “take that” incident cards.
HOYUK: BOARD TO DEATH
WRONG CHEMISTRY: DICE TOWER
WRONG CHEMISTRY: BOX OF DELIGHT
WRONG CHEMISTRY: DAD'S GAMING ADDICTION
In order to cover the fees associated with providing this new expansion, we need a certain number of committed backers. We want to offer many new things to the game and this community is the perfect fit to help make this happen. As for how these funds will be utilized, your support ensures that we will have the funds to cover our printers, artists, set-ups, shipments, taxes, customs, and handling.
There is a discount for all pledge levels for both the items and shipping. Example: In EU we pay $25 ship fees for a package like 12 Realms (no extras or expansions included). You will pay $10-$15 to us depending the destination and then we will pay the remaining $10-$15.
USA Backers: Shipping takes place via Fedex or USPS. You will receive your products on time, safely and you do not pay additional taxes or handling fees.
EU Backers: Shipping takes place via DHL from within Europe. Thanks to that, you will receive your products on time, and you will not pay additional taxes or handling fees.
Canadian Backers: The shipping fees we have calculated in the pledge level are based on delivery via Fedex. That means the ship fees are much less than USPS BUT some of the packs will be subject to customs so you may pay more. Of course we can change that and send your order via USPS but you will have to pay more ship fees depending on the order and the final size. If you want us to use USPS just contact us before you pledge.
GOLDMINE PLEDGE LEVEL: Ship fees vary depending on which and how many Add On items you will choose. In order to be fair with everyone we will charge and collect those fees after the end of this campaign, we will let you know the amount and you can pledge accordingly.
For the rest countries please contact us first! Do note that for International Backers (China, Australia, etc.) we will ship the games from Europe via courier.
Storytelling: Michael Andresakis
Game Designer: Ingazio Corrao
Illustrator: Jerome Jaquinto
Rules Editing: Tonya Cockrell
Director of Operations: Alexander Argyropoulos
Video Editing: Paul Grogan
Playtesters & Supporters: Theo Seretis, Malte Kuhle and his group, Giorgos Mamouris, Alexander Argyropoulos, Michael Andresakis
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