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The King has been murdered. The only witnesses, his sons, gather to determine who committed the foul deed - and, more importantly, decide upon the heir to the throne. There is not much time. If a successor is not named by sundown, the agreements that the King had struck with Crow, the demon-god of trickery, will be broken and the kingdom will perish in a tide of blood and fire.
Can you save your fathers kingdom?
Witness the Murder of Your Father and Be Ashamed, Young Prince is a short-form fiction game for 3-6 players.
Players take on the roles of princes trying to determine the truth of what happened to their father as well as jockey to be named heir to the throne. One of the Princes, however, is sworn to Crow, and will turn the kingdom over if he becomes heir! In the space of an hour, the players come up with the story of what happened to the King as well as determine the fate of the kingdom.
The original rules of the game are available to read here. It has been revised and updated for publication.
- 3-6 players
- 1 hour to play
- Requires components (two sets of glass beads or counters in different colors, and one coin or non-bead object)
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- #1 Witness the Murder of Your Father and Be Ashamed, Young Prince
- #2 Vesna Thaw
- #3 The Death of the Gilded Age