LO, praise of the prowess of people-kings of spear-armed Danes, in days long sped, we have heard, and what honor the athelings won!
The fascinating legend of the great hero Beowulf is told in one of the oldest works of English literature. Relive the legend of how the Geatish warrior Beowulf comes to the aid of the Danish King against the fearsome monster Grendel, how he returns to his home in Geatland to become king, and how Beowulf meets his end when fighting the terrible dragon.
Beowulf, The Legend, by renowned designer Reiner Knizia and featuring art by John Howe, invites you to accompany the mighty hero as one of his brave comrades. Will you become the most renowned warrior and succeed Beowulf as king? Only the strongest will prevail!
Beowulf, the Legend is a competitive board game for 2-5 players. Players take the role of boon friends and companions to the mighty Geatish hero, Beowulf, and accompany him along his journeys and adventures.
Over the course of major and minor episodes, players re-enact scenes from the epic story by playing cards to overcome challenges. Traveling, Friendship, Wit, Courage, and Fighting will ensure victory in each episode, and the player who displays the most skill, audacity, and luck will earn rewards of fame and fortune.
Beowulf, the Legend is designed by the legendary Reiner Knizia and lavishly illustrated by John Howe, the same team that brought you The Lord of the Rings Board Game.