The second game in the West Kingdom Tome Saga is Paladins of the West Kingdom. This is a game with suspicion, criminals, inquisitions, and clever game play as you look for military strength. Depending on whether you are pro or anti rogue, then dealing with the pesky paladins. There are multiple actions, strategies, and game play actions on hand as the game hits full swing as a worthy middle chapter to the trilogy.
If you missed the post on the previous episode, you can find the Table for Two Architects of the West Kingdom there.
If you’re interested in your own copy of Paladins of the West Kingdom, you can check current prices here on Amazon.
Let’s Play: Paladins of the West Kingdom
This was a great episode of Table for Two’s Let’s Play of Paladins of the West Kingdom.
About Paladins of the West Kingdom
Good for one to four players, this is a game where you are defending your towns or settlements as much as possible while managing attack, convert, suspicion, and defend actions. Plenty of cards, meeples, and strategy galore. As this playthrough shows, a two player game can get very intense.
This game has fairly intuitive gameplay that doesn’t play as complicated as it looks after the initial setup, though that said there are a lot of moving pieces. So while you may get the game before the first playthrough is over, it will take time to master the various strategies that make sense for good gameplay throughout.
What Phil & Heather Think
This is a really good game but it DOES have a lot going on. This means especially in the first few playthroughs that it can really take time to get your legs under you as a player. Phil does seem to like this one a bit more than Heather, as it is a more complicated game compared to Architects.
This does feel messy compared to Architects which makes it harder to get a feel on what’s going on, though it is a good solid game.
Very good game with a lot going on, but there is a messiness to it that makes me wonder what I’ll think when I fully grasp the game after several more playthroughs.
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