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A Game in Five Acts
Suffer the Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune.

Hamlet: A Game in Five Acts is a strategy game where you and your friends are the voices in Shakespeare's head and are trying to get the play to end the way you want it to.

Send Ophelia to a Nunnery

Have Hamlet kill Horatio

Allow Claudius to rule with an iron fist!

Or just kill them all off, like in the original.

You hold the destiny of eight dramatis personae in your hand. Manipulate their lives for your entertainment.

Remember, the play's the thing!

You get 40 bonus stickers free with your purchase of Hamlet: A Game in Five Acts!


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Why buy this?

Most verily, I doth spin within mine own grave.

  • It's a Board Game
  • And a Card Game
  • That makes it a Bard Game!




Average Rating 3 reviews
Publish Date July 23, 2011
Edition Second
Department Board Games
Genre Popular Culture
Setting Renaissance
Audience Casual Gamer
Primary Mechanic Storytelling
More Info Hamlet web site


  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.


See It In Action

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