All your life you’ve chased the ultimate recognition a bard could receive – the Bard Crown. The money, the fame, they all mean nothing…Okay, they are pretty nice and the fastest way to prove your worth. The time has come! An epic sing-off in all the town’s pubs and taverns is your chance to get your hands on that sweet prize...and the title King of all Bards! Rehearse your best songs, prepare your nastiest tricks and get ready to smash the competition! It's showtime!
In The King of All Bards, you play the role of one of the eight distinct characters competing in a grand challenge. Your goal is to become the richest and most famous musician by amassing loyal fans and a fat purse of tips. To achieve this you have a repertoire of Song cards, as well as some more…dubious cards called Tricks. Playing the right songs for the right audience is crucial to building up a fan base and earning their gold, but employing the right tricks at the right moment can sabotage an opponent's performance and give you the upper hand.