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His Holiness Pope Peter II lies in his deathbed. You are one of his chosen few.

Do you have what it takes to succeed?

 
 
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Pope or Nope

is a fast-paced, round-based strategy game for 2 - 8 Players. The reigning Pope is dying and players play as cardinals, competing for the honor of serving as his successor. The game can be played free-for-all or in teams.


 
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gameplay

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  • Pope or Nope is played in quick rounds.

  • Players must prove they are most deserving of the papacy by performing good deeds and earning points.

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  • Other players will try to sabotage your every move.

  • Only a greater deed can redeem you, but there are no guarantees.

  • Utilize a number of strategies to outmatch your opponents.

  • The first player to 5 points wins the game to don the Papal Mitre*.

*Papal Mitre not included

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TEAM PLAY

Pope Peter II may have ideas about who should succeed him, but His Majesty King Carlos II has his own list of papabili. Work collaboratively to defeat the opposition.

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Deed Cards

  • Numbered I-IV, these cards represent “good deeds” that each cardinal may perform.

  • The higher the value, the greater the deed, and the rarer the card.

  • DEEDS can be stacked on cards whose value is one less than their own.

  • Any successful DEED will be worth 1 point at the end of the round, regardless of value.

Cross cards:

  • Numbered I-IV, these cards give each cardinal the ability to sabotage the deeds of another.

  • CROSS cards can only be played on DEED cards of equal value.

  • If a DEED remains CROSSED, it will not be worth a point at the end of the round.

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Draw 2:

Discard to DRAW 2 cards to your hand.

Reduco:

This card is used to “reduce” the value of any numbered card by 1.

Opportunitas:

When placed in front of a player, this card offers a new “opportunity” for the performance of a good deed.

Cancello:

This card is used to “cancel” a card that is already in play.

 
 

Pope:

When this card is played, Pope Peter II sends aid to help you perform a greater deed.

The POPE card represents a “wild” DEED.

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Nope:

A NOPE card is the ultimate sabotage.

NOPE can be played on any card in play and redemption is impossible.