The Mahabharata board game that I designed, Exile In The Forest, is completed and now for sale! (I first told you about this board game in this post)
I’m super pleased with how beautiful it came out. It’s an epic adventure game for people who know their way around dice combat. You can download the rulebook for free here (and also purchase the game): https://www.thegamecrafter.com/games/exile-in-the-forest Scroll down for some videos to show you the components and how to play!
An adventure game of ancient India set in the world of The MahabharataThe five Pandava brothers are exiled to the forest for 12 years before they can claim the throne of Hastinapura. But there is no doubt their evil cousins will not relinquish it when they return and so those 12 years must be spent gathering allies and weapons to prepare for war.
You’ll be exploring a map, dealing with events as you move, and defending against attacks with lots of dice. There are four kingdoms whose allegiance you seek and you can do quests for each one of them as well as personal quests to improve yourself for the coming war.
Each player character can upgrade their number of attack and defense dice as they complete quests and survive events.
There are only twelve years to get prepared for the war.
This game is based on the longest story in the world and a pillar of Hinduism, The Mahabharata. The location of the ancient kingdom of Hastinapura and the battlefield of Kurukshetra can be visited today. Hindu children grow up on these stories. I’m happy to be able to share these stories in this way!