King of Tokyo: Nationals Qualifier
King of Tokyo: National Championship Qualifier
What Happens Here?
Get ready to roll some dice and take some names: you're competing for the title of King of Tokyo and a shot at winning IELLO's 2017 National King of Tokyo Championship at the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio!
What is the Format?
Monsters will take part in a 2 Swiss-style qualifing rounds, followed by a final round for the top 6 players . Qualifying rounds will have a 1 hour time limit, there is no time limit for the final round.
Is There an Entrance Fee?
$5, which includes a $5 Dragon Bit for each registered player.*
What Do I Need to Bring?
Nothing: all materials needed to play will be provided by our Wizards.
What are the Prizes?
Why, yes! In addition to the invitation to the National Championship Tournament at Origins, players will be awarded the following prizes, based on their final standings:
- First Place Prizes: National Championship Invitation, Rozy Pony Promotional Monster, Fish Market Promo Card.
- Second Place Prizes: Acrylic Energy Tokens, Fish Market Promo Card.
- Third Place Prizes: Acrylic Energy Tokens, Fish Market Promo Card.
- Partecipation Prize: Fish Market Promo Card.**
What is King of Tokyo?
King of Tokyo is a game from Richard Garfield for 2 to 6 players in which you will be able to play mutant monsters gigantic robots and other aliens all of whom are happily whacking each other in a joyous atmosphere in order to become the one and only King of Tokyo. When it is your turn to play you throw six dice. Each die bears the following six symbols: 1 2 or 3 Points of Destruction Energy Healing and Whack. In three successive throws you are going to choose whether to keep or discard each die in order to come up with combinations that will enable you to win destruction points hoard energy restore your health or whack other players into understanding Tokyo is your territory. The fiercest player will be crowned King of Tokyo and will end up facing all the other monsters alone! Top this off with special cards that you can purchase with energy and that have a permanent or temporary effect such as the growing of a second head which grants you an additional die body armor nova death ray and more and you hold one of the most explosive games of the year! In order to win the game one must either destroy Tokyo by accumulating 20 destruction points or be the only surviving monster once the fighting has ended.
*Dragon Bit coins can be redeemed for in-store purchases.
**While supplies last.