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France, 17th Century. You are a Noble vying for control in the French court.
Gather your forces and call in favors as you plot your rise to power. Will you
support the King or incite Rebellion?
The key players include Generals, Musketeers, Lords, Clergy and even the
Queen. Attract allies and eliminate enemies as you strive to increase your
power and influence. Seek out Courtiers loyal to your cause. Protect Provinces
or face Revolt! Use your Gold to bribe those whose help you'll need. Each turn
you must reveal another of those who support you. Rebellion is in the air and
when it strikes, the throne will be up for grabs. So go forth and grab the reins
of Power, but BE CAREFUL...!!! Push too hard and you risk Excommunication,
Imprisonment, or worse... the Executioner's axe! The Fate of the Kingdom is in
- OBJECT: Amass the most points to win control of the court. 3-6 PLAYERS.
Ages 12 and Up.
- CONTENTS: 125 Card Deck, rules.
- Deck includes Musketeers, Gold, Courtiers, Provinces, Nobles, Royal
Advisors, Events, Special cards & the King.
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|Overthrone is an impressive little card game that offers a great experience - provided you are not scared of direct conflict. It is a trick taking game (kind of) with A LOT of twists and turns. You can steal, bribe and even assasinate your opponents cards in this game - which other trick-taking game lets you do that?