Ascension Return of the Fallen

Ascension: Return of the Fallen is the newest set for the popular deck-building game Ascension: Deckbuilding Game. The 65-card Ascension: Return of the Fallen is playable as a 2 player stand-alone game, or can be combined with Ascension: Deckbuilding Game for an expanded game with up to six players. With its 65 all-new cards for the Center Deck, the Return of the Fallen provides players with the ability to face the God Samael in a final battle to determine the fate of Vigil. It also includes a new Fate mechanic that can change the game with a single flip of a card.

 

Ascension: Deckbuilding Game revolves around a Center Deck containing Heroes, Constructs, and Monsters. Players take turns recruiting Heroes or Constructs for their decks or defeating Monsters to earn honor and ultimate victory. Ascension: Deckbuilding Game joins other deck-building games including Dominion, Thunderstone and Resident Evil and Fantasy Flights Living Card Games (Call of Cthuhlu, Warhammer Invasion and Game of Thrones) as a new category of games that continue to increase in popularity. These games combine complexity of combat-focused card game experience with the benefit of not having to chase powerful randomly distributed, blindly-packaged cards.

 

Rating: 7.3

1-2 players

Best game experience: 2 players

Age: 13+

Game Time: 30 min

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Expansion: Ascension: Alliances; Ascension: Gift of the Elements – Lirys, Skirmish Seer Promo Card; Ascension: Valley of the Ancients – Project Beta Promo Card