Book of Dragons is a game system featuring a deck of 40 tarot-sized cards beautifully illustrated by Kerem Beyit with graphic design by Luis Francisco.
The deck features four copies of ten unique dragons, with no text or iconography on any of the cards. Games are played only by use of the artwork on the cards, making all games completely language independent. Book of Dragons will launch with 18 designer games by 16 different designers as well as some re-worked public domain games.
Designers and games at launch include:
Dragon Bluff by Martin Wallace - A bluffing game for 3 or 4 players
Dragon Mystery Rummy: The Case of the Rare Dragon by Mike Fitzgerald - A mystery rummy game for 2 to 4 players
Wyvern's Knot by Jonathan Gilmour & John Burns - A cooperative game for 3 to 5 players
Dragon Master by Sen Foong Lim & Jay Cormier - An auction and negotiation game for 3 to 5 players
The Lost Dragon by David Short - A deduction game for 2 to 4 players.
The Rut by Max Michael - A push your luck bidding game for 2 to 4 players
Pentawar by Ken Shannon - A strategic battle game for 2 to 5 players
DragonKin by Ken Shannon - A hidden scoring and deduction strategy game for 2 to 4 players
Year of the Dragon by Daniel Solis - A solitaire game
Dragon Pass by Gil Hova - A pick and pass set collection and deduction game for 3 to 5 players
Dragon Inquisition by Nate Bivins - A hidden traitor game for 3 to 5 players
Dragon Draft by Robert Burke - A card drafting game for 3 to 6 players
Dragon Duel by Robert Burke - An area control battle game for 2 players
Dragon Poker by Robert Burke - A Cockroach Poker style bluffing game for 3 to 6 players
Dragon Scat - by Robert Burke - A "Bullsh*t" style bluffing game for 2 to 5 players
Age of Dragons by Chris Hamm - A two player strategic battle game
Bite Me! by Daryl Chow - A push your luck, deduction and memory game for 2 to 5 players
Dragon's Trick by Mark Kale - A trick taking game for 3 to 6 players
Dragon's Brood by Jess Birnstihl - An action selection, set collection game for 3 to 8 players