Number of Players: 2-4
Playing Time: 60-80 minutes
Components: Map of Europe, 4 Magician boards, 4 Player markers, Fairy marker, 12 Cards of Marseilles, 170+ cards including spells, invitations, Feats of Magic, and more.
Set during the events of the cult-classic book, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell sees players delve into the world of English magic, developing their talents and expanding their social reach as they aim to become the most celebrated magician of the age.
Take on the role of an aspiring magician, including the titular characters Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell themselves, and start them down the path to greatness. Build up your power and status by travelling across Europe and London, performing feats of magic and attending social engagements. The most celebrated magician will face the gentleman with the thistle-down hair, but only the strongest will defeat him.
Italy-based designers Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello started collaborating on creative projects in the late eighties of the past century. In a career now spanning almost thirty years, they have created role-playing games, card games and board games for children and adults. They are especially known for games based on popular intellectual properties, like the Marvel universe, Doctor Who, Conan the Barbarian or the writings of H.P. Lovecraft. Their greatest achievements so far are tied to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien - Marco and Francesco have created some of the best-known games based of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Their love for deep and engaging fantastical worlds has led them to appreciate and explore Susanna Clarke's masterpiece - Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.Ian O'Toole is an Irish graphic designer and illustrator working out of Perth in Western Australia. Focused primarily on tabletop gaming, Ian's work combines his experience in concise visual communication with his flexible approach to illustration