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Gloom of Thrones
Product code: AC9731
From the frozen lands of the Snark to the torrid intrigues of the
Bannisters, there is one truth that echoes through the Umpteen Kingdoms:
Gloom is coming...
Gloom of Thrones, a standalone card game, spreads the misery and
suffering of Gloom to the ill-fated land of dead monarchs, dead knights,
dead brothers, dead sisters, dead heirs, dead grandmothers, dead
chambermaids, and almost-dead bastards. Wrest control of a noble family,
guide them through lives of satirically-riddled sadism, and deliver them
to their ultimate fate. Which is, of course, more death.
Printed on transparent plastic cards, Gloom of Thrones allows multiple
cards to be played on top of the same character, determining their
ultimate fate while still allowing you to see straight through their
machinations, just like Lil' Finger, advisor to his seventeenth –
whoops! eighteenth! – king and/or queen. As your characters seek a
moment of respite on the Porcelain Throne, your goal is to plague them
with horrible mishaps like being Seduced by a Sibling or Tumbled from a
Tower, while filling the lives of the other noble families with happy
events like w̶e̶d̶d̶i̶n̶g̶s̶ and family reunions that will raise their
Self-Worth score. The player with the lowest-scoring, most
tragedy-afflicted family wins!
When you aim for the Porcelain Throne, you'd best not miss...
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