So, played Rune Age for the first time this weekend. The first time we played the dragon scenario (I was killed by another player and the game ended with no one able to kill the dragon). Then we tried the Co-op scenario, Cataclysm. First attempt (elves, orcs and undead) we died before getting the Stage 2 event cards out. We reset and tried again (elves, orcs and humans) and managed to start to see the Stage 2 events, but then died again. Third attempt wasn't any better.
How are you supposed to get through this scenario when in just round 1 or 2 you get a beast of an Event that just starts a countdown to death (8 turns to kill it or game over). In 2 pulls of buying, one of us, the human, got lucky and managed to get enough footman into his deck and pulled them out when attacking the enemy. As the orcs I never seemed to be able to get enough force out to deal with the bigger threats and kept losing units to the curse (the one that reduces your draw to just 4 cards) Attrition die.