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Mistborn: House War Review | Gameosity
I'm a big fan of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn novels, but you don't have to have read the books to enjoy Crafty Games's Mistborn: House War. Designed by Kevin Wilson, Mistborn: House War is a hand-management/negotiation game set in the titular Mistborn world where the nobility live a life of luxury...and the peasantry are treated as little more than slaves. This rightfully upsets the peasants and they're on the brink of revolt. Add to that attacks from outside forces and natural disasters, and the whole empire is teetering on the edge of collapse! It's up to the players to decide if they will ally with the Lord Ruler and try to quell the problems facing the empire or do a little rebelling and encourage social unrest. Andrew: It sounds like we should be working to overthrow the empire! Jess: If we were peasants that would be our main goal, but in House war we're kinda the baddies, you know, the nobles. So it's in our best interest to keep the Lord Ruler on the throne lest we lose all