The Svalbard Event

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Author/Creator : Mikael Fransson (StonePenguin) all credits goes to him.


My verdict:

Background story:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Visual experience:5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Overall experience:4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Average:4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)
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6 years ago

I got the chance to play through this with a friend recently, and it was pretty decent. I have a few criticisms, but first, the good. The whole scenario is kept tight and simple. It doesn’t waste time on too many locations or overlong objectives. It’s very straightforward, but that doesn’t make it bad. It lets the couple unique mechanics really show off what they’re there for, and I appreciate that. The writing of the story beats is also solid, and really gave a good sense of time and place. As for criticism, well, it’s not perfect. Some cards are… Read more »

4 years ago

Hi, there is a huge problem with this scenario: it seems to me that you forgot to say which tokens were to be inserted in the chaos bag (for difficult, also).

3 years ago

Just tried it. Very nice set up. Quick and to the point. However, it is almost a bit too tight. Combination of too many enemies with high levels of health and low agenda thresholds make for a game that depends almost too much on getting the perfect draw from the encounter deck to not get overwhelmed. Because of that I would recommend adding 1-2 doom threshold to agendas, or do not come into this with a pure lvl-0 deck.

Note: I played one-hand solo