Reading Rulebooks

Reading Rulebooks Episode Three – Bargain Quest

Reading Rulebooks is a podcast dedicated to reading through rulebooks and teaching games! In this podcast I directly read the rulebook as well as discuss the game and try to clear up potential areas of confusion.

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This week we are going to cover the rules for Bargain Quest. Bargain Quest is a game designed by Jonathan Ying and is illustrated by Victoria Ying. The game is published by Renegade Game Studios. Expansions include Bargain Quest: Chaotic Goods (2017), Bargain Quest: The Black-Market Expansion (2019), Bargain Quest: Table Titans (2019), Bargain Quest: Solo Mode (2019), Bargain Quest: Golem Promo Hero (2019), Bargain Quest: Acquisitions Incorporated (2019), Bargain Quest: 8-Bit Theater (2019), Bargain Quest: Sunk Costs (2020). 


00:00 Overview

00:56 Card Anatomy

02:20 Objective and Setup

04:35 Gameplay: Step 1 – Supply

05:33 Gameplay: Step 2 – Display

06:25 Gameplay: Step 3 – Shopping

08:53 Gameplay: Step 4 – Adventure

11:20 Gameplay: Step 5 – Upgrade

13:07 Gameplay: Step 6 – Storage

13:43 Running out of cards

13:58 Ending the Game

14:14 Scoring

14:39 Player Variants (5-6 players, 2 players)

15:53 Reliable Heroes Variant

16:27 Board Game Credits

16:47 Round Overview

17:58 MCG Take 

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