Dark Souls the Board Game is smarter than it is hard
Following a disgustingly successful Kickstarter campaign which closed out a full $ 3.7m over its $ 50k target, Dark Souls the Board Game is finally finished and ready to ship. Steamforged games kindly sent me a copy ahead of time, which I used to make the video review embedded below.
As I dove into the very heavy box (the core set alone weighs in at a hefty 3.4kg), however, I found my mind repeatedly coming back to a comment during the initial kickstarter announcement from Steamforged Games – “Prepare to die. Because this will be the hardest board…