What factors should we take into account when deciding which characters to play first. Adding to their line of uniquely thematic games, folklore. May 09, 2018 play as one of six new archetypes or continue your campaign with your existing characters from the folklore. Also a member of the ed greenwood group, whose consortium is writing a series of novels on the folklore. Ghost characters can fight with the strength of the spirit. Pages in category folklore characters the following 30 pages are in this category, out of 30 total.
Folklore and mythology resource guide supersummary. Im trying to collect all the useful house rules for the game in one place. There are six stories with multiple paths and endingsover thirteen hours of replayable story content. The affliction, cast in an ethereal blue translucent plastic. We are talking about the predisney tales popularized by the brothers grimm with a bit of mary shelly and bram stoker sprinkled in for good measure. The affliction embark on a cooperative epic adventure that is folklore the affliction. Youll need to gather your companions, train new abilities, and uncover powerful artifacts to strike back.
The affliction dark tales expansion board game across 12 board game online retailers like amazon, miniature market and cool stuff inc. Every story is broken into chapters, allowing players to control the length of each game session. The dark tales expansion contains nine more stories, featuring new systems for dungeon exploration and openworld adventure. It contains 4 panels showcasing the characters, creatures and afflictions from the game in a grim montage on the front facing panels, whilst the inner panels contain percentile roll tables from the adventure creation kit, if the story narrator. The characters are unorthodox, you will not find your traditional warrior, archer, or mage, instead you will find characters pulled mostly from european folklore hence the name. The affliction is an expandable ongoing horror rpg board game for 15.
Plenty of people are curious what the dark tales expansion brings to the table for folklore. The affliction 2nd printing by greenbrier games inc. The affliction is an ambitious adventurestyle game set in a dark fantasy world of horrifying creatures and dangerous. Adventure in a land steeped in fear, myth and superstition. Dark tales brings nine new stories, new characters, monsters, items, locales, and 39 miniatures to the core adventure game from greenbrier games. The affliction core game 2e games, multicolored at. Free the denizens from the scourge of vampirism and. The affliction is touted as a dark fantasy, gmless roleplaying board game. Tim jennette, the metal meeple, takes a look at the cooperative rpg style board game of vampirism and lycanthropy folklore.
Play as one of six new archetypes or continue your campaign with your existing characters from the folklore. Enter the age where folklore was a thing that was told in secret as a means of survival and not just a tale. This box also contains an exclusive bonus miniature the wraith, a fearsome apparition, here to thwart our heroes from beyond the grave. Hey everyone, i whipped up this character sheet in an effort to remove the need to keep the character card on the table and thus free up some room. Become one of six unique characters, increasing in knowledge and skill as you embark on a frightful journey to save the world of folklore from the horrors that plague it. The affliction by greenbrier games inc kickstarter.
Paul bunyan is a lumberjack figure in north american folklore and tradition. The affliction mystic pledge core boxes and all stretch goals. Also contains six fulllength, extra challenging endgame stories. Also, the healthvita tracking can be done right on the sheet like a pencil and paper rpg. The affliction is an adventure board game for 15 players, in which your characters progress through a series of stories in their quest to rid the land of evil. Sep 12, 2017 this video will cover multiple parts of folklore. Base sizes are 25mm for the characters and creatures, and 50mm for large miniatures such as the abomination.
Players assume the role of characters exploring a magical world dominated by the forces of darkness, fighting monsters and trying to uncover how evil came. The affliction is the best rpginabox board game that i have played. The ghost miniatures pack contains alternate figures for each of the 12 playable characters cast in an ethereal blue translucent plastic. Nov 25, 2017 tim jennette, the metal meeple, takes a look at the cooperative rpg style board game of vampirism and lycanthropy folklore. The affliction, takes direct inspiration from gothic european folklore and mythology.
The affliction storytellers screen 2nd edition folklore. Basically, im trying to make the game fastereasier and just generally more playable. Everything you need to turn folklore into your own sandbox adventure system. Dragontech folklore the affliction character tray organize your inventory, tokens, money, and a place for your mini when not in use. Customize your character with an archetype, focus, and branching progression paths. Dark tales contains nine more stories, featuring new systems for dungeon exploration and openworld adventure. There are many games that scratch that dungeon crawl itch to go up against enemies in a quest for better loot. The affliction is an expandable ongoing horror rpg board game for 15 players that focuses on immersive storyline, strategic combat, character development, and intense charactercustomization elements. This site provides background information on 15 major characters of us folktales, such as the giant lumberjack paul bunyan, keeper of babe the blue ox, and casey jones, the historical railroad engineer who inspired ballads and tall tales. One of the most famous and popular north american folklore heroes, he is usually described as a giant as well as a lumberjack of unusual skill, and is often accompanied in stories by his animal companion, babe the blue ox.
The affliction is an expandable ongoing horror rpg board game for 15 players that focuses on immersive storyline, strategic combat, character development and intense character customization elements. Find and destroy the source of the evil spreading its claws into the heart of the land, decimating its people and resources. The setting is that of a mythical 15th or 16th centuryish european world which is filled with plenty of creepy old world monsters and villains. The affliction is an adventure board game for 15 players, in which your characters progress through a series of stories in their quest to rid the land of. The affliction core game, ks exclusive pack, all applicable stretch goals. Folklore the affliction character tray no vitapower. The house rules compilation thread im trying to collect all the useful house rules for the game in one place. Folklore the affliction page 4 greenbrier games inc. Many have good campaigns andor character progression, but all of them fall short of the folklore. My copy of dark tales doesnt have any of the big character specific cards, so i am not able to use any of the new characters. Your quest in the dark tales expansion will take you to the heart of evil plaguing kremel. As you gain lore and advance your character, there are. In folklore, deceased characters carry on as ghosts while they work towards being reunited with their mortal body. The affliction shopify collectionstore purchase folklore.
Perfect for those who want to use their own vitapower trackers. The affliction has a cooperative or solo campaign that requires no game master. The size of the miniatures will range from 28mm to 60mm tall. Create your own stories, creatures, characters, afflictions, maps and much more. Your successes and failures, encounters and challenges can affect the entire group, raising the ante and fueling interaction. The affliction colossal dark oak, ame hara, terrain pack, talisman, tracker feldherr transporter for folklore. The affliction there have been a lot of games that have tried to give an rpg experience in a boardgame format. The affliction is an expandable ongoing horror rpg board game for 15 players that focuses on immersive storyline, strategic combat, character development and. Some younger gamers may find the idea of scribbling information on character sheets weird and clunky in a modern boardgame, but us old timers will smile and shake their heads and say we remember the days, and then nod. The affliction board game, which was recently on kickstarter, and coowner of twin fire games. The ghost miniatures pack contains alternate figures for each of the 12 playable characters in folklore. Folklore the affliction storyteller s screen 2nd edition. Dark tale contains nine more stories, featuring new systems for dungeon exploration and openworld adventure. Will your courage falter and your friends fail you.
The affliction is the latest offering from greenbrier games, publishers of previous successes zpocalypse, heavy steam and yashima. Multilayer character development and player interaction spearheads this collaborative ongoing adventure in a quest to drive the darkness back into the hell from which it came. Dying in folklore is not the end for your character. Greenbrier games fl31gne greenbrier games folklore. The affliction offers a streamlined role playing adventure without using a game master. Announced two years ago see dark fantasy rpg board game by descent designers, folklore. Enter the age where our ancestors truly feared the night, where manors, castles, forests and graveyards loom over the countryside waiting to be infested with those ancient evils that man has long since forgotten. Could someone please take photos of the all dt character cards and send it to as. Play as one of six new archetypes, or continue your campaign with your existing characters from the folklore. The fall of the spire new expansion a cooperativesolo adventure board game of.454 1263 1136 967 17 1450 721 286 1487 1000 92 87 1241 821 1430 1481 852 67 375 175 245 1135 810 1210 1367 293 1057 1320 1268 370 648 1179 27 1007 56 1091 675 1056 840 603 275 1309 452 141 891 320 643