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It seems that a lot of my favourite writers have now started posting recipes. In that spirit, you lucky Drekkers will now get the recipe for herojuice.

[nb. There are many herojuices. This is mine. You will probably have your own.]

1. Take one prime banana in the fullness of its life. Chop that sucker up and put it in a blitzer.

2. Add in half a tub of plain organic yoghurt.

3. Sprinkle one generous handful of mixed berries, picked yourself, in the first hour of the day. Or you can use frozen mixed berries. whatever, it’s your body.

4. Blitz until substance turns gloopy. Depending on contents you will now either have Pink Herojuice or Blue Herojuice.

5. ADD SPECIAL HERO INGREDIENTS. 1 Teaspoon of Organic Kelp powder (because all our thyroid glands have a half-life of about 50,000yrs these days). 1 Teaspoon of Organic Spirulina (because you want it to be herojuice, right, not healthjuice). 1 Teaspoon of Organic Turmeric (because, like Mumm-Ra, it will make you live forever).

6. Blitz. You will now have made Yellow Herojuice, or quite possibly Beige Herojuice. Taste. It will taste like drinking curry-flavored grass clippings. Go back and add another generous handful of them berries.

7. Blitz once again.

Congratulations! You now have a superdrink that will mean you are probably invincible. Add a generous dollop of local wildflower honey if that’s your jam, and quaff like a god.

[nb. to make Batjuice, you can add one scoop of your preferred protein powder. You will now be Batman, but smelling more summery]

Hearing things like this makes me deeply honored to be a part of this. Thank you, to Mr. Frank and Sara, all the phenomenal team @ The City of Games, as well as all the players who’ve joined us.

As an entire package of gorgeous production, phenomenal components, and measured, well-tested gameplay – The City of Kings is a boss.

– Charlie Theel of Geek & Sundry

Here’s the thing, in this glorious age of Board Gaming we have hype thrown at us on a regular basis, everything is the next big thing. City of Kings deserves all the hype, it’s the real deal.

– Mike B of Who Dares Rolls

The City of Kings: Ancient Allies & Vadoran Gardens on Kickstarter!


Comrades, Kittlings, and Drekkheads, lookit!

Back by public demand, The City of Kings has returned to Kickstarter as of today, and brings with it new content in the form of 4 X new World Packs and our brand-new game Vadoran Gardens.


What’s It Got?


First, a complete reprint of the full game (including all previous stretch goals) in both Adventurer and Deluxe editions. Mr. Frank has always wanted to do a reprint, and one of the most frustrating things about the original Kickstarter was not getting it to as many players who wanted it!


World Packs:

1 X Yanna Stormtree & Kuma the Old Character Pack.

1 X Rapuil and Neoba Olembe Character Pack.

Four entirely new heroes to add to the defence of the City (in two sets of two) with their own campaign-style stories and bosses. Each set has been carefully crafted by our arting wizard Miguel Da Silva, and add new dimensions to the game in the form of some unique skills and games mechanics (including sidereal characters; a pet wyvern and a giant armoured turtle!). AND MINIATURES!


1 X Side Quest Pack.

50 Vesh-smitingly new quests to add to your world (whatever edition or combination you’ve got), including more of an insight into the world itself, as well as some new games mechanics.

1 X Hero Pack.

And this. THIIIIIIIS. 6 hand-sculpted 32mm miniatures in the same series as the Character Packs, blank for you to paint yourself. I am thinking very seriously about a rudeboy two-tone Calamis.


Vadoran Gardens

You can add-on a copy of this newest addition to the City-verse; a game about gardening and learning in the Sacred Gardens of the Vadora. This is a different take on the world of Vesh and the City, with entirely different game-play (it’s a card-drafting game, where you connect different ‘paths’ of land alongside doing training tasks).


The School of Games

And if all of that wasn’t enough, during the 31 days of this Kickstarter, The City of Games will also be running an online adventure, with new print-and-play quests released every day [yes. you read that right. every single goddamn day. we dont need sleep. we live on herojuice.]. In the spirit of the City, it’s collaborative, so every task that anyone completes will help you win XP, and the more money raised in the KS gives XP too. The prize? Unique content for the game!


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