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Trials of the Eldar: The Fight Begins

In this expandable card game, heroes engage in tactical 2-vs-2 battles for glory in the afterlife!




Trials of the Eldar combines the customizability and depth of card games with the role-focused, team-oriented strategy of MOBAs and RPGs. Assemble a duo of unique and specialized Heroes who will complement each other in battle. Devise and execute multi-turn strategies while disrupting enemy plans with careful timing and clever bluffs. With diverse Hero combinations and endless deck-building possibilities, customize your style and play your own way!

Visit to see a full card gallery, learn how to play, and join the online discord community!

Trials of the Eldar: The Fight Begins contains:

  • 12 unique double-sided Hero cards
  • 102 pairs of non-Hero cards
  • 1 full-color gameplay guide
  • 4 twenty-sided HP dice
  • 86 punch-out tokens
  • A sleek and sturdy game box
  • Watch a Box Opening video here!

If you want to purchase smaller subsets of the cards in Trials of the Eldar: The Fight Begins, check out the Related Games section. There, you can find individual "Class Kits" to bolster your collection without breaking the bank.

Trials of the Eldar is the result of immeasurable hard work, collaboration, and emotional investment from a dedicated community of passionate and talented people. The game, its characters, and its world were born from many hearts, many hands, and many minds. None of this is the product or property of any one individual, as none of this would have been possible through the endeavors of any single person alone.

Major contributors to game design, conceptual development, and general gameplay: David Rose, Jeremy Bartlett, Tamora Lawrence, Jacob Medina, Dimitri Nikoletsos, Megan Ramette, John Snyder, Katherine Von Wald, and Sarah Weiner.

Original artwork and graphic design contributions: Jay Bailey, Agnes Balter, Bbubblerum, Shan Bennion, Phill Berry, Mari Blackmore, Daria Boudreau, Stenio Campoio, Nicole Cardiff, Rita Chen, Chloe (Aelwen-Art), Vini Correa, Ellizsha, Lucas Gaspar, Juwiart, Marion Kartes-La Croix, Tamora Lawrence, Al Liu, Sara Manca, Giovanna Martin, Kitty Murphy, Canh Nguyen, Erin Petersen, Elisa Rio, David Rose, Igor Silva, SkipToMy, Snejkha, Starwi, Artur Vilela, and Tessa Wijaya.

Trials of the Eldar features the artwork and ideas of people from across the planet. Game development took place in the occupied and unceded lands and territory of the Massachusett and Pawtucket people.



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Average Rating 5 reviews
Publish Date November 06, 2021
Edition 1st Edition
Department Games
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More Info Trials of the Eldar: The Fight Begins web site

Why buy this?

  • Create unique Hero teams with diverse strengths and styles
  • Beautiful artwork by over 30 artists from around the world
  • Highly interactive "initiative" system for snappy gameplay

Trials of the Eldar

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  • 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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