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Restock The Black Market In ‘Sheriff of Nottingham: Merry Men’

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Dec 20 2017

Sheriff of Nottingham expansion adds new exciting incentives for merchants to sneak in some contraband.

Sheriff of Nottingham: Merry Men is an expansion to the Sheriff of Nottingham game. It adds several new components to the base game: 6 player capability, Deputies, Merry Men, the Black Market, Laws and Special Orders.

Deputies replace the sheriff in 6 player games. The deputies can discuss together which bags they will choose to search and let by. They will share the punishments and rewards. However, if the deputies disagree on which bags to search, they will get the rewards and punishments for themselves.

Merry Men are a new type of illegal good. In addition to giving contraband points, as soon as they are smuggled into town they are revealed and trigger special abilities, such as stealing gold from the current sheriff.

The Black Market asks the players to smuggle in specific illegal goods. The first player to successfully smuggle in the listed goods reveals them, gaining a large reward.

Laws are imposed by the sheriff and affect the turn in a variety of ways; Anything from declaring a legal good to be contraband to allowing the sheriff to steal cards from merchants caught bringing in illegal goods.

Special Orders are similar to the Black Market, but instead ask players to bring in one legal good and one contraband. If a player can smuggle in both listed cards in one round, they receive a hefty bonus.


via Arcane Wonders & CMON

Sheriff of Nottingham: Merry Men$24.99

Sheriff of Nottingham: Merry Men is a collection of expansions for the hit game Sheriff of Nottingham! Included in this expansion pack are: 

  • The 6th Player expansion, where the honorable Sheriff has hired two Deputies to assist in the confiscation of illegal goods.
  • The Black Market, where demand for contraband is high, and so are the rewards for those Merchants willing to take a risk!
  • Special Orders, that Merchants can fulfill for added profits.
  • Laws. Passed down from Prince John, this expansion brings about changes to the game, adding variance to the goods that can be brought into Nottingham.
  • The Merry Men, outlaws of notoriety that wreak havoc if smuggled into Nottingham, for great reward (and risk) to Merchants choosing to provide them assistance!

The rumors about smugglers are all over Nottingham’s alleys. In the last year, the Sheriff has confiscated a lot of illegal goods, but surely he needs help! A Black Market has formed in the alleys, full of special demands from those inside. This has caused a rise in the number of smugglers, including many experienced thieves. Two Deputies were hired by the Sheriff in response. Prepare your illegal goods, follow the new laws, and fulfill the people’s demands! Merry Men join your group in order to profit even more!

  • 1 Merchant Bag for the 6th Player
  • 1 Merchant Stand for the 6th Player
  • 6 Deputy cards
  • 6 Black Market cards
  • 24 Law cards
  • 15 Secret Order cards
  • 18 Merry Men cards
  • 2 Deputy Markers
  • 1 Booty Tile
  • 1 Sherwood Forest Tile

But are they merry men in tights?


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