Questions tagged [expansions]

An expansion is an addition to an existing Board or Card game. These add-ons usually add new content to a complete and already released game. Please use the game's own tag as well, and consider using the tag specific to the expansion itself (if it exists).

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What are the differences between Pandemic and Pandemic 2013?

I have seen that there is a new edition of Pandemic for 2013. What are the differences between Pandemic and the "New Challenge" version? Can I convert my original edition to use any of the new rules?...
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Which boardgames need expansion sets before they work properly?

I think, sad to say, this is still a common problem in modern boardgaming. You buy a game and it's maybe okay, but then you discover that there's an expansion set that makes all the difference. If ...
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What expansions for Carcassonne add variety without changing the character too much?

I've been playing a fair amount of Carcassonne with the basic tiles and the original River expansion. What other expansion packs will add a bit of variety to the game but without changing the ...
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Does mixing Dominion expansions lessen the power of card combinations in random kingdom setups?

Although they can be mixed together, Dominion sets seem to have many cards that were designed to combo with other cards in the same set. Scout works better with the cards that are both victory cards ...
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Is there any reason to buy the Ascension base game?

Since Ascension: Storm of Souls is both a standalone and expansion to Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer, is there any reason to buy COTG? SOS adds new mechanics and seems to have better artwork.
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Do Ascension's small box expansions work well with the other big boxes?

I currently own Chronicle of the Godslayer and Return of the Fallen, which are a paired set, so they work very well together. I'm having trouble locating a copy of Storm of Souls, but I could pretty ...