Warning: This game that you are about to play may take a very long time!
best played with 10-14 players, not intended for lightning games.
Items and their abilities
Charms - Control all 4 spaces around it and receive 4 troops
Runes - Control all 3 spaces around it and receive 3 troops
Talisman - Control all 3 spaces around it and receive 2 troops. Each of the 3 spaces that surround the Talisman can hold 40 troops
Skulls - Control all 3 spaces around it and receive 2 troops. Each of the 3 spaces that surround the Skulls can see through the fog up to 5 spaces away. Each of the spaces that surround the Skulls can see one of the other spaces that surround the other Skulls.
Rubies - Control the 2 space around it and receive 1 troop. Any space that is attached to the Ruby can attack the Ruby Orb.
Sapphires - Control the 2 space around it and receive 1 troop. Any space that is attached to the Sapphire can attack the Sapphire Orb.
Ruby/Sapphire Orbs - Orbs can hold unlimited troops. Orbs can attack any gem of the same color, and can see the surrounding spaces of each gem of the same color.
- You must control all spaces that surround a item to get the bonus
There is a 25 troop limit on all spaces (Excluding: Talisman and orb spaces)
- 3 fortifies (to any connected)
- Cards start at 4 and increase by 1 for each card set turned in 4,5,6,7,8...(you can hold a max of 5 cards at a time)
- Elimination bonus of 15 troops for eliminating a player
some ideas on loan from: http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/d2/index.html
Bonuses, Limits and Dice