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Ö and the Knights of the Round Table

 

Players represent Knights at King Arthurís Court and try to enhance their rank and prestige by placing them near to the king and also by completing tasks. Players have Knight cards, King cards and Scoring cards, those are only used in the advanced game. At the start all players place their knights. Then you play one card per round, implement the action and draw a card from one of your stacks. Actions are move a knight, move prince or king or place a ring on a prince, a prince with 3 rings becomes the new king. Moving a knight or a prince earns or loses you prestige points. Pieces on occupied spaces are chased off by new arrivals. After 16 rounds the player with the highest prestige wins.

 

Number 7 in the Middle-sized Series

 

Position game with cards * 2-4 players, ages 9+ * Designer: Wolfgang Kramer, Michael Kiesling * Art: Mirko Suzuki, Claus Stephan, Martin Hoffmann,† Markus Schmuck †* ca. 60 min * 26 937 2 / alea 7 (mittel) * alea, Germany, 2011 *** alea * Ravensburger Spieleverlag * www.aleaspiele.de