The City of Kings

$70 $95

The City of Kings is a fully cooperative fantasy adventure board game. You and up to 3 friends play the roles of the surviving leaders and must defeat the armies of Vesh over a series of 7 stories and 12 scenarios. Each story offers a unique challenge and has optional objectives depending on how long you want to play.The game features full character customisation, worker management, board exploration, roleplaying-style quests and strategic combat designed for replayability. Experience dice-free combat and battle against more than 10,000,000 uniquely generated creatures on a map that has thousands of possible layouts using characters you create by choosing from over 100 different options. There are 6 heroes to choose from, each featuring 12 unique skills and 90 customisable stat points, allowing you to specialise in attacking, healing, tanking, area control, and gathering resources.

You start by choosing one of seven stories or twelve scenarios, then select your hero, with each of the six heroes featuring twelve unique skills and nine customizable stats that allow you to specialize in attacking, healing, tanking, worker management, or whatever you desire. Aside from your hero, you need to manage your workers, who must gather resources in order to trade for new items and build structures to gain powerful bonuses.You explore across the Ageless Realms by turning over tiles, discovering resources, side quests, hazards, building sites, traders and creatures as you continue to power up whilst preparing to enter Azure Rise.


  • Introduction "letter" sheet (two-sided 14.8×21 cm)
  • Two-sided achievement tracking sheet (29.7×21 cm)
  • Full-colour 28-page rule book (21 29.5 cm, stapled)
  • Full-colour 16-page Quick Reference (21 29.5 cm, stapled)
  • 15 dice (5 each of green, black, and blue for Luck, Scavenge, and Gather respectively)
  • 3 Ability bags (red, yellow, and green, labeled 'hard', 'medium', and 'easy' respectively)
  • 33 plastic stands (1 spare)
  • 6 Character sheets (25×34 cm)
  • 6 Character standees
  • 8 Boss templates (79×73 mm)
  • 8 Boss standees
  • 15 Creature templates (79×73 mm)
  • 15 Creature war banners (30×80 mm)
  • Cards
    • 28 Skill cards (68×44 mm)
    • 28 Position cards (71×71 mm)
    • 100 Quest cards (63×88 mm)
    • 56 Equipment cards (63×88 mm)
    • 50 Story cards (120×71 mm)
    • 12 Scenario cards (120×71 mm)
  • 59 Map tiles (32 Ageless Realms green-backed and 27 Azure Rise red-backed; 63×63 mm)
  • 1 Time Tracker with plastic spinner (hexagonal, 118 mm smaller diameter)
  • 1 The Old Barn tile (182×102 mm)
  • 1 Corner Piece tile (293×241 mm)
  • 640 tokens
  • 81 wooden pieces

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 Designer(s)  Frank West
 Artist(s)  Miguel Da Silva
 Publisher(s)  The City of Games
 Year Published  2018
 Mechanics  Action Point Allowance System, Cooperative Play, Fighting, Modular Board, Role Playing, Campaign Game, Variable Player Powers
 Categories  Adventure, Exploration, Strategy Games
 Player Count  1-4
 Play Time  45-180 min
 Age  14+
 Weight  3.07 / 5

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