The Shakespeare Game
  • The Shakespeare Game

The Shakespeare Game

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Game Published: 28/07/2022
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Waterstones Says

Follow in the footsteps of Britain's greatest bard as you journey around Elizabethan London, putting on plays and stopping unscrupulous rivals from stealing your ideas in this fun and educational board game all about William Shakespeare.

Play and learn: learn Shakespeare as you play this new board game for all the family.

Screen-free fun for 2-5 players aged 8 and up. Something to treasure: this is a quality product made to last, with bespoke illustration and sleek and stylish packaging.

Journey from Stratford to London in the footsteps of the world's best loved playwright, collect characters and race round London's theatres to put on as many plays as you can before other playwrights steal your ideas, burn down your theatres or spread the plague! In this fun family board game, you will absorb details of Elizabethan England as well as learn loads of references to Shakespeare's plays. The winner is the player whose plays take the most money at the box office, and the fastest in the race to fame and glory.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780857829184
Weight: 1740 g
Dimensions: 264 x 267 x 66 mm

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“Out of stock - don’t bother getting it back in, Waterstones”

Most incomprehensible game I have ever encountered - the written rules are unfathomable and the link to the ‘how to play’ video is no use whatsoever. Very disappointing as I love Shakespeare and this looked so pretty.

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This is without doubt the most boring game I have ever played. I love Shakespeare and thought this would be fun. It could have been made interesting. It wasn’t. I was, stupidly, impressed by the box cover graphics.

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“Great Game!”

Baffled by the reviews here - we found the game very easy to comprehend and play. I have bought as a gift multiple times, and it has always been well-received and enjoyed. We personally found the instructions a tiny... More

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