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‘Architects of the West Kingdom’ Arrives Later This Month

Architects of the West Kingdom (Renegade Game Studios)The first entry in Shem Phillips latest game trilogy is about to hit stores later this month from Renegade Game Studios. In Architects of the West Kingdom, players will attempt to impress their monarch by building a variety of landmarks while also trying to pull the rug out from under their competitors. The game is for one to five players, ages 12+, plays in 60-80 minutes, and will carry an MSRP of $50.00 when it arrives.

From Renegade:

Architects of the West Kingdom is set at the end of the Carolingian Empire, circa 850 AD. As royal architects, players compete to impress their king and maintain their noble status by constructing various landmarks throughout his newly appointed domain. Players will need to collect raw materials, hire apprentices, and keep a watchful eye on their workforce. These are treacherous times. Rival architects will stop at nothing to slow your progress. Architects of the West Kingdom (Renegade Game Studios)Will you remain virtuous, or will you be found in the company of thieves and black marketeers?

The aim of Architects of the West Kingdom is to be the player with the most victory points (VP) at the game’s end. Points are gained by constructing various buildings and advancing work on the archbishop’s cathedral. Throughout the game, players will need to make a lot of moral decisions. However, only at the game’s end will their virtue be judged. A few underhanded deals here and there might not seem like much, but fall too far, and you will be punished. The game ends once a set number of constructions have been completed.

The game features adventure with beautiful artwork and great-quality components. It’s the first standalone game in the West Kingdom Trilogy.

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