Episode 354 - The King's Dilemma

Release Date: June 29, 2020

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Running Time:  101 min.

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The King’s Dilemma tells the story of a royal council over many generations. This story is involved and evolves from game to game. Each player assumes control of a noble house on the council and each game represents the career of one member of your house and the reign of one monarch.

Every crisis the kingdom faces is yours to navigate. And each decision, even seemingly trivial ones, will shape the future of the country with consequences planned and unforeseen.

The question is: how to rule? Each house has its own private agendas and each council member has his or her own personal goals. What legacy will you help write with each vote? Every decision will impact you, your house, and the people of the land.

The King's Dilemma is a drama-driven game. It is a world in a box, inviting us to explore difficult topics and explore people and their motives by making choices for them or as them.

Listen in to take a deep dive into this story-forward experience and discover why this game is a refined step forward in the evolution of a new genre.

Complete Show Notes continue after the break.

The King's Dilemma       Horrible Games  |  BGG  

Designer: Hjalmar Hach, Lorenzo Silva

Publisher: Horrible Games

Artist: Giorgio Baroni

3-5 players  60 min.  ages 14+   MSRP $80

Time to teach/learn: 10-15 minutes


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Music credits include:

Game of Thrones Theme Cover - Accordion  by Marlena Hadameic

Game of Thrones Theme Cover - Western  by BenDan Productions

Game of Thrones Theme Cover - Electric Guitar by multiple artists