Get Runes of Mayhem – The Tactical Viking Card Game Live Now on Kickstarter!
Join the war between the Viking raiders and the Anglo-Saxon defenders. Find yourself immersed in the flow of an ever-changing, tactically challenging game where every decision matters and have an impact. How will you earn victory?
We have more than doubled the content of the game together with our PnP backers and added many new cards, deck customization options, and new game mechanisms. The tokens will all be round in the final version, the ‘shot’ and the ‘damage’ tokens have been removed.
Runes of Mayhem is a fast, competitive, historical tactical card game for two, with a complete set of artistically designed, colorful cards and game elements that turn players into Viking raiders and Anglo-Saxon defenders. Rule the battlefield with powerful formations and lead your forces with mighty heroes. Overcome your opponent, destroy his fortress and reap the spoils of war! How will you earn victory?
Runes of Mayhem is highly enjoyable from the very first play, with a level of tactical depth that makes it feel like a Wargame. Intense, yet lightweight, the game can be played with offensive or defensive strategies, and allows building momentum and speed as well as pausing for a while and trading. Many paths lead to victory, but only if you pay close attention and grasp the pace of the game. In Runes of Mayhem, you decide what road to take!
The players face each other on the battlefield, they create powerful formations and lead their forces to victory with the aid of mighty kings. The game features tokens and dice expanding it beyond the limits of a mere card game, creating an exciting combination of tactics and luck.
Runes of Mayhem is a game where choosing the right units, using the proper abilities and formations are vital, but luck matters too – after all, you cannot wholly control the mayhem of an epic battle. If you play your cards right and lead your units as a true tactician, you can render your opponent unable to roll, eliminating most of the luck factor.
For an in-depth look at the gameplay and the game mechanics, check out these videos or read the rulebook below: