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How to win with Greyjoy in Game of Thrones board game?

To the contrary. In the games I've played, Greyjoys win about 1/3 of the time. Though, I admit, it is most probably because their aggressive play style makes them more attractive for the experienced ...
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Are armies supposed to be limited by available plastic units?

Armies ARE limited by the available plastic units According to the rulebook for Game of Thrones Second Edition page 9 (emphasis mine): A mustered unit is taken from its player’s unused units, and ...
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Are the Bay of Ice and the Shivering Sea areas connected?

No. There's no movement outside of the board, and no justification in the rules for these areas to be treated differently. The two sea regions you mention aren't adjacent to each other, nor are they ...
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Can units support a battle if they came from the same march order that started it in Game of Thrones?

Option two would happen here, two supporting footmen from A + knight from B = 4. From the rulebook: Before resolving combat, all other non-combat movement from the area assign the March Order must ...
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Game of Thrones: When exactly to use the Valyrian Steel Blade when playing with Tides of Battle?

"Now" means during the step being discussed by that explanation: the Valyrian Steel Blade step. The Valyrian Steel Blade step is the fourth out of six parts in combat, as listed in the rules. It ...
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Do you shuffle the already played cards back into the deck when using the 'Winter Is Coming' card?

It makes sense that you would put the discard pile back into the deck and re-shuffle - this is what we have always done in our games. This obviously means that you can have the reappearance of cards ...
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Can units retreat over the sea?

Yes, the official rules allow it: A player is allowed to use ship transport to retreat his units.
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Replacing ships after taking control of enemy ports

Available here means ships that are still in your supply. Use only those ships, not ones from the board. You may find this useful from Page 4: Exceeding the Components Provided Each House is ...
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Game of Thrones: Are Tides of Battle cards used when attacking a neutral force?

The Combat section of the rules (page 17) states that Combat ensues "whenever a player marches one or more of his units into an area containing units from another House…" However, it says ...
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Game of Thrones: Declaring a March to various adjacent territories at the same time

Answer 1 "Before resolving combat, all other non-combat movement from the area assigned the March Order must be completed." GoT second edition rule book, page 15, 7th bullet point. Answer 2 It is not ...
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Can the Wildlings attack twice in a turn?

The Wildlings attack twice. From the rulebook under "Wildling Attacks" Note: In rare circumstances, it’s possible for the wildlings to attack twice during one Westeros Phase. This would occur if ...
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Mother of Dragons, Walder Frey, and Vassals

A bit late, but still :) There are three words that adresses people in different ways in this game. House, Player, Opponent. (in this specific scenario, the difference between opponent and player is ...
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Can I choose difference house card without discard two power tokens?

I think the correct way to read this would be: Discard 2 power tokens immediately Discard Aeron Damphair If able, choose a different house card from your hand. Please note that step 2 can't be ...
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AGoT: Attacking and winning unit dies

tl;dr What happens with the region? It's empty. Does the defender lose control of it? Yes. Does the attacker gain control of it? No. The long version Combat resolution is done in four ...
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Game stagnates if supply card not drawn

First of all, yes. This is something that I have noticed happens sometimes in the game. I don't think it happens all that much, but it is definitely noticeable when by round 3 there has not been any ...
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How to fix very high impact of losing players last turn

While I haven't played Game of Thrones, kingmaking is something that happens in a ton of games. And I've only ever found a couple ways of effectively dealing with it. Embrace it. Sometimes, it is ...
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Early game bidding as Greyjoy

The answer to this question will be very heavily dependent on your group, and their groupthink. In my experience, often bidding 3 on the blade would not result in getting it (I would probably be 2nd ...
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How to limit time of game in GoT?

This seems like an issue brought about by some analysis paralysis, as mentioned in the comments on the original question. Check out the linked post (Countermeasures to "analysis paralysis"?) ...
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In Game of Thrones, is it possible to moving back units after winning a combat following March Order?

The attacker does not have the opportunity to retreat if the attacker wins the combat. The only allowance for retreating is for the losing army: After suffering casualties, the losing army must ...
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Mother of Dragons, Walder Frey, and Vassals

We played it with the "intent" of the card. So your "opponent" is Arryn, that is the person the battle is directly against. The vassal is another "player" so their support for Arryn becomes your ...
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Game of thrones played by two

There's nothing stopping you in theory but, much like 2-player diplomacy, it reduces the game from one of evolving alliances with tactical nuance woven throughout to a purely tactical slug-fest. The ...
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Game of thrones played by two

As you said yourself, one of the key mechanics of the game is forming alliances and breaking them eventually, all for your own benefit. With two players, you already know who will be your enemy at all ...
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How to open with Baratheon at Game of Thrones Board Game?

I have done some research on it on various game boards, and most experienced players recommend not to take Storm's End, and offering to leave it to Martells on the condition that they don't muster ...
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How to win with Greyjoy in Game of Thrones board game?

The Greyjoys are a difficult Great House to play, however, I still think they are easier to play than the Lannisters, who even with special orders, are at a MASSIVE disadvantage against you, unless ...
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