Shadowlord: A Board Game Review

Shadowlord is a two player game where each player is a sorcerer trying to summon a demon. The game is played on a square board with nine squares in each row and column. The squares are numbered from one to nine, and each player has a set of pieces that are placed on the squares. The pieces are:

1. Sorcerer

2. Apprentice

3. Monk

4. Knight

5. Archer

6. Thief

7. Wizard

8. Dragon

9. Castle

The game starts with the Sorcerer and Apprentice on square one, and the Monk, Knight, Archer, Thief, Wizard, and Dragon on square nine. The Castle is not used in the game.

The object of the game is to move your pieces to the opposite side of the board, and then summon the demon. The first player to do so wins the game.

One player can move any of their pieces, except the Sorcerer and Apprentice, one square at a time. A piece can only move into an empty square, and can only move in a straight line. If a piece moves onto a square with an opponent’s piece, the opponent’s piece is captured and removed from the board.

The Sorcerer and Apprentice can move two squares at a time, and can move in any direction.

If a player has no pieces remaining on the board, they lose the game.

The game can be won in two ways:

1. Capture the opponent’s Sorcerer and Apprentice.

2. Summon the demon.

The game is very strategic, and there are a number of different ways to win. It is a very enjoyable game to play, and I would recommend it to anyone.