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Tainted Grail King’s Pledge has arrived!!! 🚨🚨🚨

They say the waiting is the hardest part… and uh… they are right! Whew. My copies of Tainted Grail King’s pledge have finally arrived, and it is time to sound the alarm!

These HUGE bundles come complete with the Tainted Grail core box, the Kickstarter Stretch Goals box, the Monsters of Avalon, The Red Death, Echoes of the Past, and the Surprise Box as well as the Niamh miniature and the metal coins! All safely packaged in a 34-pound box! WOW! 💥

**Please note that the link to play online with Steam that was part of the Kickstarter pledge is NOT included here. I may have purchased a number of copies, but I am still only one backer… so only one code. I provided it to a long-time customer who has been incredibly supportive of the shop (lest you think I kept it for myself… hehe).

I have a handful of copies that are not treated with the Sun Drop wash… and a slightly larger handful of the same bundle in the Sun Drop wash. You can decide which one you want in the ordering drop down menu featured below… as always, if you have any questions – please reach out! (all of my contact info – personal cell phone, email, facebook, twitter, and instagram – are on the Contact Us page… as always 😊

What can I say?

Tainted Grail. 💥

You know what it is. 😁

You know you want it. ❤️

You’ve done your research and you feel pretty confident that my price point meets “Mirror, mirror on the wall…” criteria. 🔬🪞😉

Game on!

Well.. there you have it folks. Haha. I won’t spend pages going into game play and thoughts and all that, since this game will likely enjoy a very brief lifespan on the site 😅

But if I have that wrong, I’ll come back and wax poetic about this epic release from the amazing people at Awaken Realms at a later date…

Short story – I played this as a demo at Essen Spiel and was mesmerized. Visually compelling… thematically on point… immersive story… beautiful artwork and components. It was love at first sight! 😍

Videos – I couldn’t leave without offering at least a little help 😇

Here is the ONLY how-to-play video you will ever need… by the ever-amazing, Paul Grogan at Gaming Rules! You can find the video HERE.

And here’s one of my favorites – Tom from Slickerdrips – doing a solo playthrough of the first chapter. You can find the video HERE.

Tom’s first impressions can be found HERE. Hint – he is a fan… 😉



Ages: 14+
Players: 1 – 4
Play Time: 60 – 120 minutes
Publisher: Awaken Realms
At the time of this listing (FEB 2021):
Sun Drop King’s Pledge – $550 – $600
Non Sun Drop King’s Pledge – $350+
(on eBay…)
Our Price:
$389.50 for Sun Drop King’s Pledge with Niamh and Metal Coins
$276.50 for Non-Sun Drop King’s Pledge with Niamh and Metal Coins
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Tainted GrailTainted Grail: Fall of Avalon King’s Pledge with Niamh mini and metal coins! MEGA GAME ON!! [Passcode to play game on Steam platform not included]

Tainted Grail: the Fall of Avalon is an unforgettable, solo or cooperative adventure experience for 1-4 players.

Blending Arthurian legends and Celtic mythology with a unique vision, it allows you to impact the game world in deep and meaningful ways. A deep, branching storyline allows you to tackle problems in different ways, ensuring no two games play alike. Difficult decisions or harrowing choices wait behind every corner and seemingly minor tasks may reverberate with major long-term consequences.

In a land slowly sinking into the Wyrdness and torn apart by conflict; surviving each day is a challenge on its own.

Starvation, sickness, violent weather, and random incidents all conspire to end your journey. Guardian Menhirs, that ensured safe travel throughout the realm, are slowly going dark turning simple logistics into an involving puzzle. To overcome these challenges, your character develops along several conflicting lines, such as Brutality / Empathy or Practicality / Spirituality. These traits unlock a rich choice of mutually exclusive skills and lead to different deck-building strategies, making character advancement meaningful and deep.

The character you develop is going to be tested during dozens of combat and non-combat encounters.

Sometimes you will need to brute force your way, but often diplomacy might be a better option. Regardless whether you fight with your strength or your wits, our unique dice-less encounter system makes resolving each conflict fun and exciting, while keeping you immersed in the game.

In Avalon, there’s a legend waiting behind every stone and every tree.

All locations have their own rich stories and secrets to discover. Places and characters are often much more than they seem. As you slowly put all the pieces of the larger puzzle together, the land will always have a surprise waiting for you just around the corner. Many secrets can be discovered only after several games. Created by one of the best polish fantasy authors, Krzysztof Piskorski, the story of Tainted Grail: the Fall of Avalon aims to push the boundaries of non-linear narrative, building upon the rich experience Awaken Realms has infusing ambitious stories with excellent board game mechanics and striking visuals.

~description from the publisher

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