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Defend your city's gate from the vile creatures lurking in the shadowy forest.




Gate is a solo play only tower-defense game in which you take on the role of the leader of a small medieval town that is under siege from a swarm of vile creatures from the local forest. You will have to manage the health of your town's gate, the tower, and the local farm. In addition this attack is causing fear levels to rise. If you cannot keep your gate standing or if your people's fear gets too high, you will lose the game.

If however you can hold off the swarm of enemies long enough, you will be victorious!

Gate uses deck-building as the driving mechanic in the game. You will start with three starting cards, but as the game progresses you will be able to recruit new people from your town to help your cause. Each character has unique abilities and some even have special powers. The enemies in the game get increasingly more difficult with each new wave, so you will have to make good choices as to when to spend resources on fighting off your foes, upgrading your command, and repairing your town.

Video Tutorial with Full Play-through

Your stronghold is made up of your Gate, Farm, Tower, and the Fearamid.


You can adjust difficulty by simply flipping your cards over.



Tracking the heath and the fear level of your stronghold is easy.


But fear not, for you will be able to employ over 20 unique characters.


A wave of evil lurks in the local woods, ready to march to your gate!


The game mat adds a layer of theme, while keeping your play organized.


**You can also add a whole new level of challenge to Gate by picking up the Gates expansion here> Gates



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Average Rating 79 reviews
Publish Date June 17, 2020
Edition First
Department Games
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Why buy this?

REALLY slick design. Enjoyable mix of tower defense and deckbuilding in a tiny pocket-sized package. Great work!

  • Intense solo action!
  • Extremely portable tin!
  • Immersive artwork!


  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.


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Own It Played It Fun Priced Well High Replay Value Well Written Rules Nice Artwork


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