by Philip duBarry
Set in the royal court of the City-State of Tempest, Courtier is a strange cross between a trick-taking game and an area control game. You play the role of a courtier, endeavoring to influence the various members of the royal court. Gain control of the right courtiers, and you can complete a petition brought to the queen by a supplicant. You score points, but at the same time you lose control of thsoe courtiers since they have done you a favor. Want to know more? Click here.
by jim pinto
Using the entire urban area of the City-State of Tempest as its backdrop, Dominare is an epic game of secret cabals working to bring Tempest under their heel. You are the shadowy leader of a conspiracy, recruiting agents and spreading your influence throughout the city. The game uses a unique mechanic where every agent’s power depends on his or her position within the heirarchy of your cabal. Want to know more? Click here.
by Jeff Tidball
Created by award-winning designer Jeff Tidball, Mercante uses the docks, warehouses, and markets of the City-State of Tempest as its battleground. You are the leader of one of Tempest’s merchant houses, buying and selling commodities to rise above your peers. No trick is too low: manipulate the price of goods, flood a market, or even outright theft. Want to know more? Click here.