A Game of Thrones: The Board Game. Players must give orders to armies, control important characters, gather resources for the coming winter, and survive the onslaught of their enemies in order to win dominance over the land.

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What's a fair handicap?

I really enjoy the Game-Of-Thrones board game. (We only own the first edition, so no ports or siege engines etc.). My wife and friends tend to enjoy it also, well they used to. The problem is that ...
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When playing the Rumble in the South variant, what adjustments should be made to the neutral forts?

I'm playing the Game of Thrones board game in a group that only has four players. To fix some of the balance problems with the original four-player game, we tried using the Rumble in the South ...
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Dance with Dragons: Margaery Tyrell vs. Mance Rayder

In the Dance with Dragons expansion, the house card for Margaery Tyrell reads "If you are defending your home or a territory that has power token on it, the final combat strength of your opponent is ...
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Support order, when losing a battle

If a unit with a support order, supports the losing side in a battle, is it routed or can It support again in another battle?
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Do I have to move all units in the area I have attacked?

In game of thrones, if I attacked the opponent with army of several units, and I used all of them to make sure to win. Should I also move all the units to the conquered territory in case of victory or ...
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When do routed units capture a castle/stronghold

If some units rout and are able to retreat in to a territory that has an unoccupied castle or stronghold, does that castle count as captured immediately? Or do you need to wait until the next turn ...
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What happens when Patchface discards somebody's last character card?

In the Game of Thrones board game, each player gets a set of character cards that give bonuses to combat and can be played once each. Once a player has played all of their cards, they pick up all of ...
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Can House Arryn be used under the rules of the base game?

In the Feast for Crows expansion a new house (House Arryn) was introduced along with a new set of rules for a 4 player game that changed the way you scored victory points. Is it possible to use House ...
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Does Feast for Crows Expansion balance 4 player Game of Thrones?

Feast for Crows expansion came out relatively recently for A Game of Thrones: The Board Game 2nd Edition. The core set is playable 3-6 players, however, 4 player was terribly unbalanced. The expansion ...
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How can we play Game of Thrones as a league game?

Our group of players has increased in size quite a lot, and we wanted to start having tournaments and league games. However, we don't want to restrict ourselves to 2 player games only, like Twilight ...
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Game of Thrones 2nd Ed vs 1st + Expansions

I've got the GoT 1st Ed, and was wondering: is it better to get the 2nd Edition straight, or is it somehow worthwhile to get the two expansions (Clash of Kings + Storm of Swords), on which I ...
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Is the 4-player variant unbalanced? Is there a fix?

In Game of Thrones (second edition): I have marveled at the balancing put into this game, specifically for 3-player games, where the whole south of the map is blocked, forcing the game to stay in the ...
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When can sea units support land battles, and vice versa?

In the 1st edition rule book it is explained that ships can support an adjacent battle: Ship units may support adjacent combat in a sea area or a ... But what if I'm attacking from a spot that ...
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Can I voluntarily kill my own units?

My question is about the second edition, if it makes a difference. From the Supply section: A player is never allowed to take any action in the game that would cause him to exceed his actual ...
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Can I exceed the maximum Army size by moving in more units?

Lets say I have two units at Winterfell, and two units at White Harbor. I can march from White Harbor. Can I do that with both units and march to Winterfell, and by doing so break the maximum limit of ...
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What's new in A Game of Thrones 2nd Edition?

I recently acquired the 2nd Edition of A Game of Thrones: The Board Game. I've played the older edition for years. I'm having people over to play the new version later today, many of whom are ...
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What is done with discarded Tides of Battle cards?

In A Game of Thrones Second Edition there is an optional rule variant to use the included Tides of Battle (TOB) cards. However, the rule book does not mention what is to be done with the discards. ...
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Is house Baratheon meant to be able to expand this quickly?

We just played a 4 player game of Game of Thrones and wondered a bit about the balance of house Baratheon. Unlike in the 3 player game where all of the southern zones are excluded from the game and ...
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Game of Thrones: ship rules

It's really not clear to us how ships work in Game of Thrones Can you use a ship (an empty one, not carrying land units) to attack a castle/fortress/territory/port? What happens if you attack such ...
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In Game of Thrones naval battles, do land units on the ship count?

If I have moved units on to a ship, and then that ship gets attacked, do I add their points to my defense power?
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What is the value of the Iron Throne track?

I have only played the game once, but after that experience I do not see why anyone would bid on the Iron Throne track. The main advantage it offers is to go first, but I never could see a use in it. ...
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What regions count towards support of another region?

When attacking from a region into another region, do supporting units from territories connected to the region the attackers are coming from count toward their total strength? Or is it only supporting ...
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Can you support through ships in Game of Thrones?

In Game of Thones, one can send attacking troops to a distant region in one order with a chain of ships. Does this also apply to support orders? That is, can I support a combat with land troops in ...
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Can routed ships retreat to port in the same sea area?

Playing the Game of Thrones board game and using the Clash of Kings Port rules expansion, I was Stark and my ships in the Narrow Sea were attacked by Baratheon and lost. Baratheon didn't have any ...
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Supporting Routed Units in A Game of Thrones

In FFG's A Game of Thrones boardgame, can routed units be supported? In a recent game, one player (the aggressor) attacked another (the defender) but was defeated. His routed units had to retreat ...