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Ivanhoe: The Age of Chivalry

PUBLISHED 2000, 2007
DESIGNER Reiner Knizia
COORDINATOR Andy Lewis
ART DIRECTOR Rodger B. MacGowan
COVER AND CARD ART Kurt Miller
CARD DESIGN Mark Simonitch
PRODUCERS Gene Billingsley, Tony Curtis, Andy Lewis, Rodger MacGowan, Mark Simonitch

Customer Reviews
(4.13)
# of Ratings: 8
1. on 11/8/2008, said:
an astonishing well conceived game: i played it hundreds of times, with a lot of different people, and everyone has gone mad for it.
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2. on 11/24/2007, said:
Ideal game to play when you got some time to spare, if you're with 4 or more, that is.
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3. on 9/28/2007, said:
Simple but fun. We still play this game occasionaly in our wargame-club when we've got some time left.
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Description

Take on the role of a knight and join the prestigious tournaments at the king's court. Use your cards to win the jousting competitions, or fight with your sword, axe or morningstar. Rally your squires, gain the support of a maiden and play action cards against your opponents. The first player to win four or five different tournaments becomes the overall victor. The game consists of many consecutive tournaments. The player who starts the tournament determines which weapon will be used in it. A tournament may start as jousting, as a fight with swords, axes, or morningstars, or as a fight without weapons. Usually a tournament is fought with the same weapon throughout. However, some action cards allow the players to change the current tournament weapon.

A player who wins a tournament receives one token of the final color in which the tournament was fought. However, a player who wins a jousting tournament may take any color token (due to the prestige of the jousting tournament). Let the tournaments begin!

CARDS 110 full-color Playing cards (70 color cards; 20 supporter cards; and 20 action cards)
OTHER
  • 25 colored chips (tokens)
  • 7-page Rule Book (includes Sample Tournaments)

 
Designer: Reiner Knizia