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Is Talisman: Revised 4th Edition fun to play?

Is Talisman: Revised 4th Edition fun to play?
Talisman: Revised 4th Edition

Players: 2 – 6 players | Game Duration 90 – 90 mins | Min. Age 13+ | Game complexity: EASY

Genre: Adventure, Exploration, Fantasy, Fighting

Solo game mode: No | Co-op: No | Online Version: No

What is Talisman: Revised 4th Edition about?


Talisman is an adventure board game set in a high fantasy medieval world. Players have 14 characters to choose from all based on role playing archetypes, such as heroes, wizards, villains, thieves, monsters, etc. The game makes players feel they are traveling the world meeting new people along with battling adversaries and various creatures. It focuses on teamwork during play to experience saga-building storytelling at its finest.


Talisman is a fantasy adventure board game with a variation on traditional pawns. Players play as mages, stacking coins, gems and cards in their pyramid-shaped chests to let them move around middle and outer worlds. Using attacks, attacks, and upgraded statistics from the chest, players must ultimately reach the Portal of Power by killing others with once they’ve collected all Crowns of Command.

Talisman – gameplay

Talisman offers t 14 playable characters with unique skillsets based on the characteristics of life, craft or both skill types. Players also have starting equipment that will offer benefits to either combat or magic powers, as well as starting spells that can affect certain stat increases. It all makes each play feel different and unique. Talisman AI picks up design to limit skills and abilities available to each player, decreasing the amount of time needed to learn the game.

Talisman is a board game where players start in the outer world and build their character’s statistics and items. As they progress, they need to make choices to trade-off the risk vs reward of progressing further. Travel through different worlds, including The middle world. Like other board games, there are many different strategies for who to move with how many tokens at the beginning of the turn, fight Monsters on the land, or face an opponent head on.

Talismans are required to pass through the Portal of Power in the Inner World. Talismans are granted after completing quests. Talisman is a game that pits players against the game board. Earn points by capturing Crowns and defending, while simultaneously trying to wear down opponents with attacks.

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Awards Won by Talisman: Revised 4th Edition

2009 Ludoteca Ideale Official Selection Winner 2009 Gra Roku Game of the Year Nominee

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