Questions tagged [talisman]

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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Using 4th Edition Talisman Expansions with 2nd Edition Talisman

I've recently acquired a few Talisman expansions for the 4th edition of the game. Anyone have any experience modifying them to work with the 2nd edition?
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When playing Talisman as the assassin, can I assassinate creatures I encounter following the draw of a card?

When playing Talisman Revised 4th Edition as the assassin, can I assassinate creatures I encounter following the draw of a card? Or is the assassination limited to when I, the assassin, decide to ...
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Picking up multiple dropped objects following death or toad-ification in Talisman (4th ed.)

As I understand it, if a player is turned into a Toad they instantly drop all their followers, objects and gold on their current space. Similarly if a character dies. If a player lands on that ...
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Is Talisman the same as or associated in any way with Heroquest?

I've been looking into Heroquest as apparently its an amazing game, however I can't seem to find a copy of it anywhere. There is another game called Talisman which looks similar. Does it just look ...
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Warlock Quest is to take life from another player, but I'm not allowed to attack them. Can I complete the quest?

We had a situation in Talisman 4th Edition Revised where a player got the Warlock Quest "Take One Life From Another Player". "Seek the one with the mark of the Talisman - a mark that only you will ...
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How do you become a toad in Talisman?

I played the board game Talisman the other night and in the rulebook there was mention of what happens when you become a toad, but no indication of how that occurs. I assumed that it was an effect ...
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How do actions that trigger on a certain movement die result work when rolling two dice?

Some cards have things happen when you roll a certain result on the movement die. For instance, the Troll has the option of regenerating: Whenever you roll a 6 for your move, you may regenerate ...
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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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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 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.
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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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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 Talisman 4th Edition 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 ...