The King's Dilemma (Please Note this is the Italian Language version) (Board Game)

There is no English Text, It is all in Italian only!!!

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The King's Dilemma is an interactive narrative experience with legacy elements, featuring several branching storylines leading to many possible finales and an evolving deck of event cards at its core. Players represent the various houses leading the government of the Kingdom of Ankist.

You will draw one card from the "Dilemma deck" each round and experience the game story as it unfolds. Each card poses a problem that the Council has to resolve on the King's behalf. As members of the King's inner circle, your decisions determine how the story proceeds and the fate of the kingdom. Each event happens only once: You discuss and bargain with the other players, then finally you make a choice, determining the outcome, progressing the game story, and possibly unlocking more events.

You have to keep the kingdom going, while also seeking an advantage for your own house; this power struggle may lead the kingdom into war, famine, or riot, or it could generate wealth and well-being. This will depend on your choices! The thing is, each decision has consequences, and what is good for the kingdom as a whole may be bad for your family...

Will you act for the greater good, or will you think only of yourself?

Product Details

Boards & Dice
29 Sep 2021
Thematic Games
Game Mechanic
Year Published
# of Players
3 - 5
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 5 players, Recommended with 4 - 5 players
Suggested Ages
14 and up
Playing Time
45 - 60 minutes
Game Designer
  • Hjalmar Hach
  • Lorenzo Silva
Game Artist
  • Giorgio Baroni
  • Giulia Ghigini
User Suggested Ages
Language Dependence
Extensive use of text - massive conversion needed to be playable
  • 2019 Cardboard Republic Daredevil Laurel Nominee
  • 2019 Golden Geek Most Innovative Board Game Nominee
  • 2020 Dragon Awards Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Board Game Nominee
  • 2020 Kennerspiel des Jahres Nominee
  • 2021 As d'Or - Jeu de l'AnnĂ©e Expert Nominee
  • 2021 Gra Roku Best Thematic Game Nominee
Expansion Sets
The King's Dilemma: Prologue Demo
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