This variant of Conquest of Nerath is intended to improve balance and encourage long-term decision making.

1. Nerath moves first. Play proceeds counterclockwise.(Nerath-Iron Circle-Vaillin-Karkoth)

2. You cannot purchase units in excess of the number of pieces that came with the game for your nation (see the piece manifest on page 2, dividing the numbers by 4). Units can be received by events or conquest its excess of the manifest, but no new ones can be purchased until the excess is gone,

3. The game is alliance-based. Victory is achieved if you start your turn in posession of enemy thronehold, with none of your throneholds enemy-held.

4. If you obtain a treasure with a VP value, gain the amount in VP in gold.