Reading Rulebooks

Reading Rulebooks Episode One – Vast: Mysterious Manor

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This week we are going to cover the rules for Vast: Mysterious Manor. The Vast series is published by Leder games with designer Patrick Leder and artist Kyle Ferrin. Other games in this series is Vast: Crystal Caverns, Vast: The Haunted Hallways (Expansion), and Vast: The Crystal Caverns (Expansion).

(00:18) Golden Rules

(06:29) SetUp

(07:30) How to Play

 (08:00) The Map

(09:37) Attacking Enemies

(10:25) A Few More Concepts  

(11:30) The Paladin

(15:38) The Paladin Example Turn 1

(17:35) The Skeletons

(21:30) The Skeletons Example Turn 1

(22:46) The Spider

(27:27) The Spider Example Turn 1

(28:58) The Manor

(32:32) The Manor Example Turn 1  

(34:41) The Warlock

(37:34) The Warlock Example Turns

(39:38) The Paladin Example Turn 2

(41:35) The Skeletons Example Turn 2

(43:10) The Spider example Turn 2

(43:55) The Manor Example Turn 2

(44:44) Difficulty Variants

(46:48) Player Counts and Role Mixes

(49:33)  Key Action Reference

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