Learn to Play Gloomhaven Jaws of the Lion, plus Actual Play of Scenario 1 of JotL: Roadside Ambush

In this live play video, we crack open Gloomhaven Jaws of the Lion for the first time and work through the Jaws of the Lion Learn to Play Guide as we first set up and then play through scenario number one.

We are experiencing this game for the first time but are both experienced Gloomhaven players. While playing we highlight the differences between Gloomhaven and Jaws of the Lion.

Jaws of the Lion Learn to Play and Scenario One Actual Play:


Details and other links:

Recorded August 14, 2020
Scenario: Jaws of the Lion Scenario 1: Roadside Ambush
Difficulty level: Normal
Scenario Level 1
Two Players: Valrath Red Guard and Human Voidwarden

Find other Gloomhaven and Jaws of the Lion actual plays on our Gloomhaven Playlist on YouTube.
Feel free to also check out our Jaws of the Lion Unboxing Video also on YouTube

Initial Thoughts on Gloomhaven Jaws of the Lion and Scenario One:

My wife and I really enjoyed our initial experiences with Gloomhaven Jaws of the Lion. I was extremely impressed by just how much better this game is at onboarding new players when compared to the original Gloomhaven game. 

While this scenario was short, simple and very easy to complete, it did a great job of teaching you how to play the game. Even as experienced Gloomhaven players this was still quite fun. It was also good for discovering a few of the differences between Jaws of the Lion and Gloomhaven.

To learn about all of the differences between this new boxed set and the original and to read more of my thoughts on this new version of Gloomhaven, check out our article on “How is Gloomhaven Jaws of the Lion Different from the Original Gloomhaven?“. 

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