Wednesday, June 15, 2011

New Game by Richard Garfield

Coming in July

King of Tokyo
$40.00 SRP 

With King of Tokyo, Richard Garfield offers us a crazy game for 2 to 6 players in which you will be able to play mutant monsters, gigantic robots and other monstrous creatures, all of whom are happily whacking each other in a joyous atmosphere in order to become the one and only King of Tokyo.

When it is your turn to play, you throw six dice. Each die bears the following six symbols: 1, 2 or 3 Points of Destruction, Energy, Healing and Whack. In three successive throws, you are going to choose whether to keep or discard each die in order to come up with combinations that will enable you to win destruction points, hoard energy, restore your health or whack other players into understanding Tokyo is YOUR territory.

The fiercest player will be crowned King of Tokyo... and will end up facing all the other monsters alone!

Top this off with special cards that you can purchase with energy and that have a permanent or temporary effect, such as the growing of a second head which grants you an additional die, body armor, nova death ray, and more.... and you hold one of the most explosive games of the year!

In order to win the game, one must either destroy Tokyo by accumulating 20 destruction points, or be the only surviving monster once the fighting has ended.

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