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Killer game, had a ton of fun playing it with some folks and I'm looking to play it more often with some new folks!

Would it be possible to get: a) a low-ink version b) a booklet version c) a+b

Stealing the Throne is an amazing game and I can't find any reason why this should be missing in your game collection!

Easy five stars! ★★★★★

It's so good, I even wrote about it on Twitter!

Stealing the Throne is a GMless RPG for 3-5 players, with no prep involved! You play as a group of thieves trying to heist a powerful mecha. It reminds me of a number of Gundam anime that start with kids stealing the latest Gundams to fight the empire.

Mechanically, the players take turn playing one of the thieves trying to get to the mecha, with another playing the Throne, setting up obstacles. The rest of the players are backups, helping the Throne add details to the scene, and potentially assisting the thief. Once every thief has gotten to the mecha (or die trying), they can make a dramatic escape! Even if all the thieves made it to the mecha, some of them will die during the getaway, and there might even be a traitor hiding among them! If any of the thieves made out with the mecha, the players can play out an epilogue of what is going to happen next.

There are some really clever mechanics with the game. I love the alert level which makes the Throne more dangerous if a thief has previous been detected. I also love that the mecha has multiple systems, which can be powered up during the escape to help the thieves in their getaway. Stealing the Throne manages to create an expansive world with just under 40 pages. The intro about the Thrones is very well written, and each of the four included playsets add depth to the lore. I highly recommend this game!


Such a cool premise, with an easy ruleset too! All you need is a deck of cards, no prep or anything.

We told an epic story of stealing back the Star Goddess, an ancient Throne that had watched over our ancestors. It was such a close call, for a while we weren't sure we were going to get away!

Really great fun, definitely want to play again. Such a great heist game with lots of replayability. Grab it for sure!


Guess what, played it again!

This time we teamed up to steal The Burning Soldier from the tyrant Her Baroque Majesty Callixte XII.

It was a very close call, almost everything went wrong. But finally, 3 of 4 thieves made it into the cockpit... only for a traitor to be revealed!

The Burning Soldier got away, but in the hands of an assassin, loyal only to The Burning Soldier itself...

Such a blast, you gotta play it yourself!