An exciting, hybrid Euro-style game of medieval jousting, with worker placement, resource management mechanics & innovative combat.

King’s Champion is a thrilling game of medieval jousting, where players control three brave knights seeking honor for their household by claiming victory in the Kingswood Tournament of Champions.

For an in-depth look at King’s Champion, you can read my preview here.

Sir Thornar

Sir Thornar Knight card

Using a blend of euro mechanics with ameritrash action, King’s Champion marries the two styles in an innovative way, building a unique and engaging game experience.

The game board is made up of 5 Building Cards for worker placement, 5 Political Track Cards for Household advancement and Expansion, 1 Jousting List Card to choose the order of the Joust each round, 1 Round of Play Card to keep track of player initiative and number of rounds and 1 Phases of Play Card to track the phases of the game.

dice combat

Dice combat resolution

The game is played over a series of rounds. During the rounds players draw cards and place workers to enhance their knights, then outfit and equip them for the joust before setting their order of battle secretly. Once revealed, jousts are handled with a simple to follow and inventive dice combat system where no dice roll is ever wasted. During the cleanup phase, earned reputation is spent, political influence increased, and eligible knights promoted. Once one player’s morale is diminished to zero, they are eliminated and the King’s Champion is crowned!

political tracks

Political advancement by spending reputation earned in the joust

King’s Champion has 12 days remaining, is fully funded with stretch goals being unlocked. There’s a LOT of game in this box and the cost can’t be beat. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging two-player worker placement euro with ameritrash action mixed in, don’t miss this one!

Find out more about King’s Champion on their Kickstarter Page.

Kickstarter: King’s Champion

 

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