Tak is a two-player abstract strategy game designed by James Ernest and Patrick Rothfuss and published by Cheapass Games in 2016. It was introduced in Patrick Rothfuss' book The Wise Man's Fear, Day 2 of The Kingkiller Chronicle. The objective of Tak is to be the first to connect any two opposite edges of the board with their pieces, called "stones", creating a road. To this end, players will take turns attacking and capturing their opponent's pieces while supporting their own.

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  • Tak is a two-player abstract strategy game designed by James Ernest and Patrick Rothfuss and published by Cheapass Games in 2016. It was introduced in Patrick Rothfuss' book The Wise Man's Fear, Day 2 of The Kingkiller Chronicle. The objective of Tak is to be the first to connect any two opposite edges of the board with their pieces, called "stones", creating a road. To this end, players will take turns attacking and capturing their opponent's pieces while supporting their own. Cheapass Games created a Kickstarter campaign in order to bring the game to publication. The campaign was launched on April 19, 2016 with a goal of US$50,000; it ended on May 23, 2016 with 12,187 backers and US$1,351,142 pledged. Among tabletop games, it made #23 in funding and #13 in backer count at the time. (en)
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  • Low
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  • 2 (xsd:integer)
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  • Tactics, Strategy
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  • High
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  • Tak is a two-player abstract strategy game designed by James Ernest and Patrick Rothfuss and published by Cheapass Games in 2016. It was introduced in Patrick Rothfuss' book The Wise Man's Fear, Day 2 of The Kingkiller Chronicle. The objective of Tak is to be the first to connect any two opposite edges of the board with their pieces, called "stones", creating a road. To this end, players will take turns attacking and capturing their opponent's pieces while supporting their own. (en)
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  • Tak (game) (en)
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