An asymmetrical fantasy game of strategy and deception…
The hated monarch has returned surrounded by his brutal yet faithful guards. While the voices of protest rise around the city and people whisper of overthrowing the king, he ignores his advisors’ pleas and recklessly decides to proudly walk through the main square heedless of his subjects’ moods. As the angry mob is gathering on every corner, hidden assassins are prowling the streets waiting for an opportunity to finish the monarch once and for all. Will he escape his destiny?
King & Assassins is an asymmetrical fantasy game of strategy and deception for two players. One player controls the vile king and his brutal lackeys in guise of knights who try to force their way into the castle through a mob of wrathful citizens. The other player controls the mob itself and – more importantly – three assassins who hide among the crowd hoping to kill or stop the ruler. The other controls the mob itself and – more importantly – three assassins hiding among the crowd and hoping to kill the ruler.
Choose your strategy, hide the assassins among twelve beautifully illustrated citizens and play two different scenarios, each with a multitude of choices, in this simple yet rewarding game. And remember, every familiar face may conceal a sharp blade!
The Deluxe edition features 23 highly detailed plastic miniatures and bigger board. The asymmetrical rules are strongly tied to the game theme, and can be taught in 5 minutes.