A fantasy game where player characters move around a board fighting monsters, gaining treasure and magic items, encountering special spaces, and ultimately vying to be the first to ascend to the Crown of Command to win the game.

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How does the latest version of Talisman compare with earlier versions?

I played Talisman back in the 1980s - I don't know whether it was the first or second edition. I enjoyed it. Lots of years later I'm back into board games - particularly Catan, Dominion, Carcasonne. ...
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Is the Talisman Upgrade Pack worthwhile?

I own the Talisman 4th edition game published by Black Industries. Talisman revised 4th edition is now published by Fantasy Flight Games. I have seen an upgrade pack that is supposed to make the 4th ...
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What Talisman expansions give a PvE end goal?

I picked up Talisman awhile ago and am enjoying it as are my friends. However we aren't much of ones for the "PvP" (player versus player) encounters which works fine until the end game and reaching ...
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How does roll and move affect games like Talisman?

I'm wondering if the roll and move mechanic has any real effect on how Talisman, or any similar game, plays out. Would the overall experience be fundamentally changed if, for instance, you could only ...
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Talisman - Do war horse effects stack?

I just got the Sacred Pool expansion which adds a bunch of war horses to the game for the Dread Knight's sake. If you obtain two war horses, is there any reason their effects would not stack? May I ...
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Do multiple encounters combine for craft?

On page ten of the rulebook, there is the rule: If there is more than one Enemy that attacks by Strength on a space and they have the same encounter number, they fight as one during battle, adding ...
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Do you find that with the Dragon Expansion characters more powerful?

The reason I ask is we like to play by picking characters at random, so maybe we should pick at random from the Dragon Expansion characters or pull them out.