Richard III

Richard the Third is an epic two-player wargame that recreates the 15th century, bloody dynastic struggle between the royal houses of Lancaster and York for the throne of England. Will the mad-king Henry VI and his Queen Margaret keep the throne or will the Duke of York recover it for the Plantagenets. Also strutting across the game's stage are Edward IV, Richard III, Henry VII, and Warwick, the notorious "Kingmaker".

The object of play is to eliminate all five enemy heirs and/or win control of the powerful nobles of England. The Lancastrians start the game holding the throne, and the Yorkists are in exile ready to invade. Kingship can be won or lost several times during the game. Will Richard III emerge triumphant, or will he perish in battle as he did historically?

Designer: Jerry Taylor.

Copyright © 2009 Columbia Games and Jerry Taylor.

Read more about the game on boardgamegeek.com.

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5760Wars of the RosesBearDot25, yangtze2000Async. Learning game :)1 hour agoLancasterView
6078Wars of the RosesDanjou, BartYorkie Porky1 hour agoLancasterView
4653Wars of the RosesDanjou, evertpotnewby2 hours agoYorkView

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5743Wars of the RosesJamie, Ariantesopen, random5 days agoYorkView
5264Wars of the Rosesshadow_alex, Jamiefriendly anyone2 weeks agoYorkView
5719Wars of the RosesDanjou, Ariantesopen, random2 weeks agoLancasterView
5507Wars of the RosesTomD, ppomaOpen3 weeks agoYorkView
5470Wars of the RosesTomD, JamieOpen3 weeks agoYorkView
5412Wars of the RosesDave P, verchielRookie player, random3 weeks agoYorkView
5448Wars of the RosesDave P, ppomaasync or live 4 weeks agoLancasterView
3409Wars of the RosesChrisp, 1Matevs 1mate4 weeks agoLancasterView
5425Wars of the RosesDanjou, TomDOpen4 weeks agoYorkView
4996Wars of the RosesJamie, BearDot25First play4 weeks agoYorkView
5113Wars of the RosesDanjou, Hollanderlet's give it a try. 1st game of R3.2022-04-18LancasterView
5096KingmakerEspen, empedocle2022-04-18YorkView
4677Wars of the RosesEspen, shadow_alexfriendly anyone2022-04-18YorkView
4895Wars of the RosesPedders, DoonhamerRookie player, tips welcome, random open2022-04-17YorkView
5040Richard IIIEspen, empedoclefirst play, learnnig game2022-04-16LancasterView
4532Wars of the RosesDanjou, HanjelWars of the roses2022-04-10LancasterView
3852Wars of the RosesDanjou, TomDOpen2022-04-01LancasterView
4182Wars of the RosesJamie, DrCrossbowsOpen, Random2022-03-31YorkView
3839Wars of the RosesDanjou, Ariantesopen, random2022-03-25LancasterView
3593Wars of the RosesEspen, Ariantesopen, random2022-03-22YorkView
3630Wars of the RosesDave P, AriantesOpen2022-03-21LancasterView
3731Richard IIIRadmantem, JackAttack2022-03-20YorkView
3322Wars of the RosesTomD, DoonhamerOpen2022-03-18YorkView
3613Wars of the RosesBruce, Gunner98Gunner again2022-03-16LancasterView
3432Wars of the RosesTomD, Ariantesopen, random2022-03-15YorkView
3352Wars of the RosesJamie, Ariantesopen, random2022-03-11YorkView
3466Wars of the RosesBruce, Gunner98Gunner & me2022-03-09LancasterView
3448Wars of the RosesDanjou, ArshenickRandom open2022-03-08YorkView
1664Wars of the RosesChrisp, 1Matefor 1mate2022-03-05LancasterView
3308Wars of the RosesDave P, Ariantesopen, random2022-03-02YorkView
3330Wars of the RosesBruce, Gunner98Gunner who?2022-03-02YorkView
3222Wars of the RosesTomD, Dave PTD2022-02-26YorkView
3183Wars of the RosesTomD, Dave POpen2022-02-25YorkView
3172Wars of the RosesArshenick, Ariantesopen, random2022-02-25YorkView
3166Wars of the RosesDanjou, Ariantesopen, random2022-02-24YorkView
3132Wars of the RosesDanjou, Ariantesopen, random2022-02-24YorkView
3153Wars of the RosesDave P, ArshenickOpen2022-02-24YorkView
3141KingmakerDave P, ArshenickOpen random2022-02-23LancasterView
3102Wars of the RosesDanjou, Ariantesopen, random2022-02-23LancasterView
3068Wars of the RosesArshenick, Jamie🔃 30452022-02-22YorkView
3064Wars of the RosesDanjou, Ariantesopen, random2022-02-21YorkView
2387Wars of the RosesDave P, JamieOpen2022-02-21YorkView
3045Wars of the RosesArshenick, AriantesOpen2022-02-21YorkView
2932Wars of the RosesTomD, AriantesOpen2022-02-19YorkView
2993Richard IIIRadmantem, JackAttack2022-02-19LancasterView
2944Wars of the RosesDanjou, Dave POpen2022-02-19LancasterView
2981Richard IIIRadmantem, JackAttack🔃 29792022-02-19YorkView
2979Richard IIIRadmantem, JackAttack2022-02-19YorkView
2867Wars of the RosesEspen, Ariantesopen, random2022-02-18YorkView
2914Wars of the RosesArshenick, Ariantesopen, random2022-02-16YorkView