Covil: The Dark Overlords (Kickstarter Edition)
Playing Time: 45-60 mins
You are the dark Overlord, and the ritual is complete. At your command, the Covil rises. A living and breathing fortress now profaned by the greed crystals. Inside its dungeons lies the gate to the dark lands where countless hordes of chaotic beings were enslaved for so long. This time you will have your revenge.
In Covil: The Dark Overlords, you will struggle for the supremacy of the regions surrounding an isolated town. Each player controls a Dark Overlord with unique powers and countless troops of minions to “defend the world from enemy hordes”, bring “peace and security to the territories” — at a cost, of course!
The game consist of 4 days, each of them is divided in 3 phases:
Phase 1: Morning (Summoning troops)
Phase 2: Afternoon (Performing Actions)
Phase 3: Night (Dominance and Clean-up)
At the end of the fourth night phase, the game ends. The player with most victory points wins.
The Kickstarter Edition, as well as the core game, includes the Outposts expansion and the Chaotic Evil! expansion:
The Outposts is adding 8 Outpost meeples to Covil. These add a new strategy, allowing you to deploy your troops directly either from your Castle or from any of your Outposts. To build an outpost you need to control a territory and pay the relevant cost in Gold Coins.
Having an Outpost at the end of the game gives you extra Victory Points. Also during the “Night” phase, if there are no enemy forces in the territory of your Outpost, then that territory is considered to be controlled by you.
It is time to get serious in your quest for dominance over the territories. With this Expansion, you can increase your playtime with the epic Mercenaries, add many more strategies and increase the challenges of being an Overlord.
This expansion introduces the following new game elements to the game:
- Giant Monsters that you can summon to wreak havoc on your enemies
- Special Dark Rituals that you can perform during your session
- Personal “Sinister Plots”. These are essentially secret goals/missions that award you Relics.