In 1867, the last feudal Japanese military government, Edo bakufu, returned the governing power back to Emperor Meiji. However, Oniwaban, a group of undercover spies, was still being employed by themilitary government, secretly protecting the Shogun and collecting valuableintelligence. They disguised their appearances, and formed their headquarters near the famous street in Kyoto, Hanamikoji. In 1878, with the help of severalskilled female agents, Oniwaban assassinated the secretary of state at the time, posing a serious threat to the Meiji government...
Shadows in Kyoto is in the same universe and the bestselling game Hanamikoji. With beautiful artwork featuring the same fictional history, with easy to learn rules, a 2-player game with lots of variants. From the story, mechanism, art and all the details is focused in bringing players new and exciting game play experience. By utilizing the various leader charismas, your agents can unexpectedly break the opponent’s blockade, you can also strategize and set traps, attack when unexpected.
There are two types of intelligence in the game, real and fake. To win, 1 of your agent with real intelligence successfully escapes the enemy or capture 2 of enemy with real intelligence, or alternatively you can also let the enemy capture 3 fake intelligence. Each round players choose to play 1 Site Card or 1 Tactics Car, your agent will move to the corresponding site. If two opposing players occupy the same site, a conflict occurs, the player with the more power captures opponent’s agent.
*NOTE* This is an English, Chinese & Japanese trilingual edition. 這是中，英，日三語版。(Chinese)