Lords of Waterdeep is a worker placement board game set in the Dungeons and Dragons world.
Waterdeep, the City of Splendors – the most resplendent jewel in the Forgotten Realms. Waterdeep is also known as a den of political intrigue and shady back-alley dealings. In this game, the players are powerful lords vying for control of this great city. Its treasures and resources are ripe for the taking. Players can gain resources through trickery and negotiation or by using force!
Lords of Waterdeep is a strategy board game where players take on the role of one of the masked Lords of Waterdeep, secret rulers of the city. Through the uses of agents, recruited adventurers to go on quests on your behalf, earning rewards and increasing your influence over the city. Expand the city by purchasing new buildings that open up new actions on the board, and hinder – or help – the other lords by playing Intrigue cards to enact your carefully laid plans.
During the course of play, you may gain points or resources through completing quests, constructing buildings, playing intrigue cards or having other players utilize the buildings you have constructed. At the end of 8 rounds of play, the player who has accrued the most points wins the game.
This board game is for 2-5 players and is for the Ages: 12+ with a playing time of about: 60 – 120 minutes.
Lords of Waterdeep includes the following components:
- Game board
- 5 cardstock player mats
- 121 Intrigue, Quest, and Role cards
- 130 wooden cubes, pawns, and score pieces
- Wooden player markers
- Card stock tiles and tokens representing buildings, gold coins, and victory points
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