Quick Look: Feuds & Favors
Designer: Brad Hiscock
Artist: Noman Afzal
Publisher: Convivial Games
Year Published: Coming to Kickstarter in 2022
No. of Players: 2-4
Playing Time: 30-60 minutes.
From the Publisher:
Feuds & Favors is a medieval-themed, turn-based, strategy card game featuring rival clans that are all competing for the title “The Paramount Legion”; the most respected title in the kingdom. Players use stacks of cards, called companies, as their legion.
On their turn, players must choose a series of 2 or 3 actions to further their cause. They can make an optional opening move but must make a positioning action followed by a main action.
Players can battle with each other by choosing one of their cards to bring into combat with an opponent’s. They can also gain permanent and temporary bonuses through quests and paying figures. A player may even lay cards that affect a battle when they are not a part of it.
There are two ways to win: Victory by collection of trophies (similar to victory points) or by survival (think last man standing).
Disclaimer: The publisher provided the prototype copy of Feuds & Favors. The opinions expressed in the review are completely my own.
Today Harry of @North of 60 Gaming gives us a real treat of a preview/walkthrough of an upcoming game (coming to Kickstarter in less than 2 weeks!!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/convivialgames/feuds-and-favors-strategic-card-gamehttps://www.kickstarter.com/projects/convivialgames/feuds-and-favors-strategic-card-game that allows you to take the role of a city state leader and garner favor and trophy’s in order to show your strength to your opponents.
The vanguard derives from the traditional division of a medieval army into three battles or wards; the Van, the Main (or Middle), and the Rear. The term originated from the medieval French avant-garde, ie “the advance guard”. The vanguard would lead the line of march and would deploy first on the field of battle, in front of the other awards or to the right if they either in line.
Feuds & Favors (2022)
Prove your valor on the battlefield and claim your rightful title!
Gameplays: 2–4 Players
Playing Time: 30–60 Min
00:00 – Opening Credits
00:22 – Intro Part 1
00:47 – Small History Lesson
02:05 – Intro Part 2
04:40 – What’s in the box?
06:54 – Closer look at the cards
12:41 = Setup
16:41 – Recruit Phase of Turn
17:51 – The Exchange Phase
20:00 – Take Nobility or Exchange a Vanguard
20:39 – Main Phase Demo 1
24:01 – Main Phase Demo 2
29:50 – Final Thoughts
34:15 – Closing Credits
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