Brides and Bribes plus some limited edition bonus tiles!!  (see pic in the product “gallery”) – two new brides and one new lord.. plus a signed post-card from the designers (who are wonderful friends of mine)

All of the listings for JAN 2020 are going to be bare bones just so I can get everything uploaded!!  My sincerest apologies to those of you who enjoy my poetic waxing and emoji-laden banter!! ?

I have SO much to say about how much I enjoy this game… and about the absolutely wonderful people who designed and published it… but alas… I have 15 games to get loaded tonight and well… you get the idea! This is the sort of game where you aren’t likely to stress about the “win” when playing… but the absolutely devilish interaction between players creates an environment where there is much laughter, smack-talking, and fun taking place! Every time I’ve brought this to the table it has been a BLAST! More when I finally re-write my abridged descriptions… Way to go Spaceballoons! ?

I’ll come back and update this listing later… but for now, I will at least provide a link to the Original Kickstarter campaign so you can get a feel for this wonderful game! The link is here!


Ages: 12+
Players: 2 – 5
Play Time: 60 – 90 minutes
Publisher: Spaceballoon Games
SKU: Spaceballoon 001
$43 and up on most sites at the time of this listing (JAN 2020)
Our Price: $37.25
Links to BGG:


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In Brides and Bribes, a strategy game played over six rounds, each player takes the role of a powerful family of Genoa. Carefully employing your family members, each of whom has a unique ability, is the key to your success.

Each round, you plan send your family members to the Genoese boroughs to hire new employees, get new workers, and convince the local lord that your family is worth a marriage with his beautiful daughter. If you want to succeed, you have to send the right person in the right place.

Hire the most skilled people, intermarry with the most powerful families, poison your enemies, and increase your commercial empire!

Additional information
Weight 6.1 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 3 in

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