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Retake the City

Retake the City
Type: Quest
Encounter Set: Assault on Osgiliath
Encounter Info: Assault on Osgiliath, Mordor Elite, Southrons
Quest Points: -

Setup: Each player chooses 1 enemy and 1 unique location and add them to the staging area. Shuffle the encounter deck.

Player card effects cannot place progress tokens on locations in the staging area.

Forced: When an Osgiliath location leaves play as an explored location, the first player takes control of that location.

If the players control all Osgiliath locations in play at the end of the round, they have won the game.

You have returned to Minas Tirith just in time to join the army of Gondor as it marches to Osgiliath. An army of orcs and southrons have garrisoned the ancient city, but Lord Boromir means to retake it. Eager to strike a blow against Mordor, you will see the city retaken or die in the attempt...
Set: AoO Number: 91
Quantity: 1
Illustrator: Tomasz Jedruszek


This quest can be very disapointing while playing solo. I just beat it in 2 rounds (not to mention that tactics Boromir can possibly finish this quest on turn 1)! 

Anyway, in multiplayer game, this is very hard quest. I tried it several times with 2 player and we were out of luck. 

Hate it when they do that.  Made bad for both multiplayer and solo.

Nov 02 2015 07:04 AM

Didn´t realize this was "made bad". Had a ton of fun with this in 2-player myself; think we beat it in 3rd or 4th try but it has been quite some time so my memory of it may not be accurate.

I don't think this quest is bad in multiplayer, it just can be really unfair and the first two rounds will often make or break the game. There are a lot of nasty treatcheries which are especially bad in multiplayer (The Master's Malice and Counter Attack comes to mind). There is also a lot higher chance to draw into Mumak :)

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