|A Game of Thrones LCG | Published 12 August 2010||Rating||23 votes|
Magister Illyrio murmured a command, and four burly slaves hurried forward, bearing between them a great cedar chest bound in bronze. When she opened it, she found piles of the finest velvets and damasks the Free Cities could produce...and resting on top, nestled in the soft cloth, three huge eggs.
- George R.R. Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, Volume I: A Game of Thrones
Fantasy Flight Games is pleased to announce the release of Illyrio’s Gift, the first Chapter Pack of the new Brotherhood Without Banners cycle of expansions for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game, at your favorite local game store and at the FFG webstore!
This Chapter Pack is just the first in an exciting new cycle that will introduce and deepen new subfactions to the existing A Game of Thrones metagame. You can check out "They Swear Allegiance to None", an article previewing this cycle, with insights by the game's designer. Illyrio's Gift is also the first A Game of Thrones Chapter Pack to switch to the new collation format, now featuring 3 copies each of 20 new and unique cards, for a total of 60 new cards for your collection.
Featuring the the wild power of the Dothraki rush for House Targaryen, as well as bannerless brothers, lightning lord Beric Dondarrion and Edric Dayne, Illyrio’s Gift will bring a new level of theme and strategy to A Game of Thrones!
Based on George R.R. Martin's bestselling fantasy epic A Song of Ice and Fire, A Game of Thrones: The Card Game, playable by 2-4 players, brings the beloved heroes, villains, locations, and events of the world of Westeros to life through innovative game mechanics and the highly strategic game play. The Living Card Game format allows players to customize their gaming experience with monthly Chapter Pack expansions to the core game.
As a House Targaryen player, I am really looking forward to receiving this CP in the UK. Great event card for my Dothraki focused deck!