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Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game

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Reviewed by JONAH, from United Kingdom
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great fun

Bought this as a birthday present for my dad and we've played it many times since, definitely worth having in your boardgames arsenal!

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Reviewed by Lyndon, from United Kingdom
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Fantastic but quite difficult

Easy to play and understand but this game will kick your ass frequently. Great gameplay, and the crossroad cards really add an element of the unexpected making every game pan out differently. Recommended.

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Reviewed by Mark W., from United Kingdom
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Zombies!

Had been told I had to buy Dead of Winter, and it didn't let us down. Very good game, lots of twists and the crossroads deck is a brilliant addition to board gaming.

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"Crossroads" is a new series fromPlaid Hat Games that tests a group of survivors' ability to work together and stay alive while facing crises and challenges from both outside and inside.

Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game, the first game in this series, puts 2-5 players in a small, weakened colony of survivors in a world where most of humanity is either dead or diseased, flesh-craving monsters. Each player leads a faction of survivors with dozens of different characters in the game.

Dead of Winter is a meta-cooperative psychological survival game. This means players are working together toward one common victory condition — but for each individual player to achieve victory, he must also complete his personal secret objective. This secret objective could relate to a psychological tick that's fairly harmless to most others in the colony, a dangerous obsession that could put the main objective at risk, a desire for sabotage of the main mission, or (worst of all) vengeance against the colony! Certain games could end with all players winning, some winning and some losing, or all players losing. Work toward the group's goal, but don't get walked all over by a loudmouth who's looking out only for his own interests!

Dead of Winter is an experience that can be accomplished only through the medium of tabletop games. It's a story-centric game about surviving through a harsh winter in an apocalyptic world. The survivors are all dealing with their own psychological imperatives, but must still find a way to work together to fight off outside threats, resolve crises, find food and supplies, and keep the colony's morale up.

Dead of Winter has players making frequent, difficult, heavily- thematic, wildly-varying decisions that often have them deciding between what is best for the colony and what is best for themselves.

 

   2 - 5 Players  |  60 - 120 minutes  |  Ages 13+

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Reviewed by JONAH, from United Kingdom
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great fun

Bought this as a birthday present for my dad and we've played it many times since, definitely worth having in your boardgames arsenal!

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Reviewed by Lyndon, from United Kingdom
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Fantastic but quite difficult

Easy to play and understand but this game will kick your ass frequently. Great gameplay, and the crossroad cards really add an element of the unexpected making every game pan out differently. Recommended.

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Reviewed by Mark W., from United Kingdom
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Zombies!

Had been told I had to buy Dead of Winter, and it didn't let us down. Very good game, lots of twists and the crossroads deck is a brilliant addition to board gaming.

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