The latest release from Shem Phillips and Sam Macdonald over at Garphill games!

***ALERT ALERT – see below for details – $10 shipping discount with coupon code if this game is in your cart!!***

This bundle includes the base game as well as the metal coins designed by The Mico himself!!  Please check out the original Kickstarter campaign page here to see everything that is included inside the base game box… and to get a peek at the metal coins. They are really well crafted!

Please be aware that if you’re comparison shopping for price (which I always recommend), check to see if the metal coins are included so that you’re comparing apples to apples… 😊🍎

Minimum Advertised Price

Garphill has started to request that sellers meet a minimum advertised price point… and of course, I am in full compliance! Integrity is an essential piece to this business… and I want to continue to support publishers and designers at every turn! So, in an effort to get the pricing back to Upstart levels, I am offering a $10 coupon code toward shipping if this game is in your cart – dropping your cost for the game back into the Upstart region 😉 The code is GARPON (written just like that – all caps).

This coupon code can be entered at checkout. If you have any issues, please reach out and let me know!

Sweet game!!

I’ve played this game a handful of times now and I really enjoy the exceptionally tight mechanics, overall gameplay, game length, and of course…. the theme and artwork! And the castle mechanic is SPOT ON! This is a really great feature of the game… and stands out from the rest of the series. Don’t ge the wrong.. i LOVE the entire series and I am a huge fan of Garphill games and Shem and Sam… I just think that Viscounts may be my favorite 😉❤️😅

A solid mid-weight Euro.

Due to my vacation-induced game crunch and my receipt of multiple new games this week… I will leave the game play to the masters!

Our first video is a 3-minute overview… by… you guessed it!  3-minute Board Games!!  😉 This is a great little gem of a video that provides a solid run-down of how the game works and a glance at the artwork and what have you. The show is donee with a prototype copy so not everything is the final-final. You can find the video HERE.

And here’s a brief solo play-through by Shem… the designer of the game!!  You can check it out HERE.

Another winner by Garphill Games!

Anyway, if you’ve enjoyed other releases by Garphill Games, you’ll be very happy to have Viscounts on your shelf next to Paladins and Architects!  If you’re new to their games, this game provides a fantastic start to the game-making-coolness of Shem and Sam at Garphill!  Get a copy here without breaking the bank… or pick it up without the coins at another site for even more savings! So long as you get this game… you’ll be happy! 😊

Of course, I think you’d be happier with the metal coins in there… but hey, you know you best 😉😁


Ages: 12+
Players: 1 – 5
Play Time: 60 – 80 minutes
Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski (The Mico)
Publisher: Garphill Games
MSRP: $40 without the metal coins on a variety of sites
Our Price: $56.00
Link to BGG: Viscounts of the West Kingdom


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Kickstarter Edition of Viscounts of the West Kingdom with the metal coins included!!!

Viscounts of the West Kingdom is set at a time when the King’s reign began to decline, circa 980 AD. Choosing peace over prosperity, our once strong King began offering our enemies gold and land to lay down their axes. But peace is a tenuous affair. As poverty spread, many people lost faith in his ability to lead and sought independence from the crown. Since finding favour in his courts, our future has also become uncertain. As viscounts, we must be wise and decisive. Loyalty is to be upheld, but gaining favour among the people must be our priority, should there be a sudden shift in power.

The aim of Viscounts of the West Kingdom is to be the player with the most victory points (VP) at game’s end. Points are gained by constructing buildings, writing manuscripts, working in the castle and acquiring deeds for new land. Players begin with a handful of townsfolk, but should quickly seek out more suitable talents to advance their endeavours. Each turn they will be travelling around the kingdom, looking to increase their influence among the various areas of society. The game ends once the Kingdom reaches poverty or prosperity – or potentially both!

—description from the publisher

Additional information
Weight 6.1 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 4 in

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