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Viscounts of the West Kingdom (Solo Option)


Viscounts of the West Kingdom is set at a time when the King’s reign began to decline, circa 980 AD.

Choosing peace over prosperity, our once strong King began offering our enemies gold and land to lay down their axes.

But peace is a tenuous affair. As poverty spread, many people lost faith in his ability to lead and sought independence from the crown.

Since finding favour in his courts, our future has also become uncertain.

As viscounts, we must be wise and decisive. Loyalty is to be upheld, but gaining favour among the people must be our priority, should there be a sudden shift in power.

The aim of Viscounts of the West Kingdom is to be the player with the most victory points (VP) at game’s end.

Points are gained by constructing buildings, writing manuscripts, working in the castle and acquiring deeds for new land.

Players begin with a handful of townsfolk, but should quickly seek out more suitable talents to advance their endeavours.

Each turn they will be travelling around the kingdom, looking to increase their influence among the various areas of society.

The game ends once the Kingdom reaches poverty or prosperity – or potentially both!

—description from the publisher

Viscounts of West Kingdom Solo Playthough

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Official Viscounts Rulebook

Official rulebook for Viscounts of the West Kingdom by Garphill Games

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Viscount Heroes and Townsfolk

List of all Townsfolk and Heroes including costs, icons and their abilities.

Includes reference to the Tomesaga promo Heroes and three other promo Townsfolk

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Viscounts of the West Kingdom – A Plain and Simple Guide

Summary / teaching script for Viscounts. This ruleset turned into quite a challenge to condense / compress as its in pretty good shape, but here it is compressed into 6 sides, for convenience in finding rules.

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Viscounts of the West Kingdom Rules Reference

Rules reference including solo, condensed into one front/back sheet, plus half an additional page for AI turn rules. The player turn rules all fit on one side of the page for ease of reference.

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