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The King Is Dead: a Roleplaying Party Game

A project in Greenfield, MA by Vincent Baker

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A party game for roleplayers and non-roleplayers. Fight with your friends, fall in love with your enemies, and seize the crown!
Backers: 862
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $35,388 of $16,000
Dates: Apr 2nd -> May 2nd (30 days)
Project By: Vincent Baker
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Latest News

Hijos Del Rol on YouTube!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
There's just an hour left in the campaign! Here's Hijos Del Rol playing The King Is Dead in Spanish. Check it out!  (Read More)

Preview Games: Intrigue & Muster, Stealing Time Together

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday I ran a quick Twitter poll to decide which of the minigames to preview. The results were Intrigue & Muster and Stealing Time Together. Here they are! Before you play:You've already introduced yourself as your character. You're a young,... (Read More)

Previewing a couple of the games

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, I'm conducting a little poll on Twitter to decide which of the games to preview. Go vote! https://twitter.com/lumpleygames/status/988388791353307136  (Read More)

Another Livestreaming Game!

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, friends. UnMadeGaming is streaming The King Is Dead starting in just 5 minutes. Check it out if you want to! https://www.twitch.tv/unMadeGaming I understand that it'll be up on YouTube in a few days, so I'll link to that video when it exists... (Read More)

Actual Play Video!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Many thanks to Eric Vulgaris for running The King Is Dead on twitch! It's a bit longer over streaming than my experience in person, but it's a very clear example of what happens in the game! Here's the¬†YouTube¬†video and here it is on Twitch; enjoy,... (Read More)

Two Stories About The King Is Dead's Design History

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Story 1 The King Is Dead took its sweet time coming to be. I started work on its design 5 years ago, in Jan 2013. Back then I had no idea what form it would eventually take. In 2013 it was an 18th Century swashbuckling romance game, called "Rules of... (Read More)


April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks, everybody! We have some updates of substance coming soon, but meanwhile, hooray!  (Read More)

Gosh you all are great! 2/3 overnight!!

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Folks, we are so happy to see so many people excited about the game! Please ask questions if you have them, and we will add to the FAQ as we get to them.  (Read More)

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