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.

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). 

Chapters:

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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