Queen's Necklace to be Reprinted by CoolMiniOrNot and Spaghetti Western
April 24, 2015 - 1:58pm
CoolMiniOrNot and Spaghetti Western have announced they are teaming up to reprint Queen's Necklace from designers Bruno Cathala and Bruno Faidutti. Queen's Necklace, inspired by Alexandre Dumas’s novel of the same name, was originally printed by Days of Wonder in 2003 and combines set collection, bluffing, and wagering.
Queen's Necklace is a game of gem-selling, influence, and intrigue at the Court. Two to four players compete in the role of Royal Jeweler to sell rare jewels to the Queen and her court. Jeweler's loupe in hand, you must decide how best to spend your hard-earned ducats: on the acquisition of beautiful gems (diamonds, emeralds, and rubies); or to buy the favors of the various court followers. After three years of craftsmanship, the jeweler who sells the most precious gems and builds the largest fortune will receive the coveted title of King's Jeweler and a place at the Court!The reprint will include new art by Denis Zilber and an updated rule book combining all the changes and revisions for the game as well as clarifications that currently exist only in digital FAQs. It is expected to be out in September 2015. Spaghetti Western and CoolMiniOrNot have teamed up in the past to bring us great games like Arcadia Quest, Kaosball, and Dogs of War so it's a good bet that this will be an exceptional reprint of an already great game. Be sure to look for it at your FLGS/OLGS.