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Subject: Rusted Throne clarification rss

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Steve Ames
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Justin,

After looking at the rules, I would interpret as your friends did: you would receive 1 coin for each persons' race tokens (active or in decline) plus 1 more if there are any lost tribes bordering the throne.. These come from the player if they belong to them or the bank if a lost tribe. It sounds powerful to me if surrounded and the world crowded, otherwise it does sound weak. I have not played this yet, but that is my best guess.
 
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Leigh Caple
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We played it was per space not per race. So at the start it was paying out 4 due to the lost tribes.

The rules specify 'piles' of race tokens so we counted individual piles for scoring. The throne was pretty fought over and we ended up with a really close match.
 
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Mik Svellov
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Yeah, it defintely is 1 coin per occupied region.

The only real puzzle to this scenario is whether the water is Sea or River. The introduction doesn't state that "river rules apply", so consequently it must be standard rules - which would mean that only flying or sailing races can reach the mountain - which is way too powerful. So apparently an important rule is missing...!
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Leigh Caple
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I assumed that since we were using the white sticks that the river rules were implied. I also used the Tritons and assumed their power extended to being adjacent to Rivers as well as oceans/lakes.

I still lost however!
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Bradley Martin
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Ummmm when i looked it said the river rules apply... shake
 
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Mik Svellov
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theseventensplit wrote:
Ummmm when i looked it said the river rules apply... shake

Not in the first edition rules, but it is only good if they have updated the rules. Unfortunately the official rules on the DoW website is still missing this info:

Quote:
There is something rotten in this Realm - not the tarnished throne
that sits atop its peak, but the struggle to get there...
Set-Up
Place the Rusted Throne atop the Peak, as per the map.
Special Rules
The Rusted Throne is a Popular Place, its Special Power granted to whoever
occupies the Peak upon which it sits. The player whose (active or in decline)
race occupies this Region receives a tribute of 1 Victory Coin for each players’
(active or in decline) piles of race tokens that occupy one of the 5 Regions
sharing a border with the Peak and its Rusted Throne. When a Lost Tribe
occupies one of these Regions, the player on the Throne collects its tribute
directly from the Victory stash.
 
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Mik Svellov
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Delaric wrote:
So what you're saying is that there is a subsequent printing which has corrected rules? I had no idea there was a second edition.

No. I am saying that Bradley Martin claim to have seen the rule - which consequently means that there must be a different set of rules.
 
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