“Most verily, I doth spin within mine own grave.”

Hamlet

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!

Components

Big MatBig Mat (2)
DocumentDocument (2)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 14 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 3 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 14 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 1 cards)
Poker DeckPoker Deck (1 deck of 1 cards)
PencilPencil (1)

Downloads


Accolades

Action Shots

Requirements

time60-90
players3-8
age12+

Cool Factors

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


Vitals

DesignerMike Young
Average Rating (2)
Publish DateJuly 23, 2011
EditionSecond
DepartmentBoard Games
GenrePopular Culture
SettingRenaissance
AudienceCasual Gamer
Primary MechanicStorytelling
More InfoHamlet web site



Reviews and Ratings