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Thematic island

I am really bad at telling what is wet land and what is Sands on the thematic lands. Is there a cheat sheet to say which land is which. 
Also, we add this to the FAQ or pin the image.

And if we are pinning things can we round up all the links to phantashippy's Spirit guides too. There are several times I had to look spirit strategy up for my group. they are over thinkers and sometimes gets choice paralysis.


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There is a FAQ already:

What are all the terrains on the thematic map?

Does it need some more tags?

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Yes, thematic Island.

It is what I typed to get it but saw nothing.

The search looks for the whole phrase it seems. I would have not though to put just Thematic. Thank you DPT


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speedyolrac wrote:
Yes, thematic Island.It is what I typed to get it but saw nothing.The search looks for the whole phrase it seems. I would have not though to put just Thematic. Thank you DPT
I'll see about improving that search functionality!
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speedyolrac wrote:

And if we are pinning things can we round up all the links to phantashippy's Spirit guides too.

To avoid having a long list of pinned items (and now that editing is working again!), phantaskippy: Can you please create a thread that is just an index (list of links) to your guides? We'll pin that. yes


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Oh, yeah, with the editting fixed I could do that before they are all done.

It is fixed now right?

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phantaskippy wrote:

It is fixed now right?

Yep! The fact you can even see my comment about it is proof. wink


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Rabit wrote:

speedyolrac wrote:

And if we are pinning things can we round up all the links to phantashippy's Spirit guides too.

To avoid having a long list of pinned items (and now that editing is working again!), phantaskippy: Can you please create a thread that is just an index (list of links) to your guides? We'll pin that. yes


Man, it was so annoying that time when phantashippy derailed the "Spirit pairings" thread!
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That reminds me, I didn't get the Champions of the Dahan thing...

  • Is there a way of getting it down the road, or am I out of luck?
  • Those SE and SW maps have gameplay maps on the back?
  • Besides two maps and two more colors, is something else included?

Thank you. :)

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Referee wrote:
Is there a way of getting it down the road, or am I out of luck?
I don't know of any plans to reprint the playmat (and I don't know if they printed any extras).
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Those SE and SW maps have gameplay maps on the back?
No, the back of the playmat is blank. Presumably if there is a 5-6p expansion one day it will come with standard gameplay maps on one side and those SE and SW maps on the back.
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Besides two maps and two more colors, is something else included?
With Champions of the Dahan? Backers got more copies of the pieces to play a 5-6p game (Invaders, Dahan, Fear, Energy), the thematic island playmat including the SE and SW boards, a poster map of Europe, and a signed box.
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We'll have the few remaining playmats for sale at Gen Con.


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Paul wrote:

@RefereeWe'll have the few remaining playmats for sale at Gen Con.

Will the mats with the full thematic island get a reprint? I didn't want to commit without getting a sense of how much traction the game would get with my group, but it looks like something I could justify picking up once money eases back up again.

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Paul wrote:

We'll have the few remaining playmats for sale at Gen Con.

Well, Gen Con is in the wrong continent for me, hehe. But yeah, I can wait for the 5-6p expansion. (Because it's coming, right?) ;)

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I don't know that we'll ever reprint those playmats. Perhaps if we do a Kickstarter for an expansion?

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That is increasingly likely! :)


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Paul wrote:

I don't know that we'll ever reprint those playmats. Perhaps if we do a Kickstarter for an expansion?

It feels to me like that might go against the company's normal spirit of not doing Kickstarter exclusives, although the foil pack(s) for Sentinels provide some precedent.

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Paul wrote:
We'll have the few remaining playmats for sale at Gen Con.
Are you going to be selling those with the extra pieces as well, or is that too much hassle?
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We'll bring along a few of the extra piece bundles as well in case someone is interested!

It feels to me like that might go against the company's normal spirit of not doing Kickstarter exclusives, although the foil pack(s) for Sentinels provide some precedent.

The most accurate precedent might be the SotM playmats, which we made for a while and then discontinued, or Mr. Chomps, which we still have but are unlikely to make more of once they run out, etc.


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In each of those cases, is it just because they weren't selling? 

And, if you would, send me prices for the playmat & extra piece bundles via PM? I might request that somebody I know pick them up for me.

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So who is going to get con and wanna pick up a mad and pieces for me?


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I'd love to help, but I need to be extra careful with my money this year. I'm being irresponsible by buying anything at all, so helping others is outside of my capabilities this year

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I picked up the large thematic map and the extra pieces bundle at Gencon.  That map is so pretty!

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There are some pieces missing from the extra pieces sent to us to play with 5 or 6 players, the Single-Turn Effect Markers for the 2 extra colors.


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Those do not exist, as they are not necessary to play. If we do a 5-6p expansion, it will also include those colors plus the effect markers for the 2 colors (plus the 2 additional island boards, plus other stuff).


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I hope "other stuff" is code for "like a billion more spirits".

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That's how I'll choose to interpret it.

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@Paul

You mean "When we do a 5-6p expansion", right?

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@Referee

Yes. I did mean that.


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Wait. Paul, did you just confirm plans for the 5-6 player expansion?

I mean the odds of it not happening have been vanishingly small considering how well SI is doing. But this is not exactly how I expected the announcement to be made.

Excited!


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