Onitama is an elegant and simple two player abstract strategy game where you take on the role of a Master, guiding your monk followers, in an attempt to defeat your opponent. Armed only with a handful of moves, your cunning, and your wits, have you the skill to be victorious?
This brilliant strategy board game for two was created in 2014 by Japanese game designer Shimpei Sato and launched by Arcane Wonders.
In Onitama, players will vie to capture their opponent’s Master, or, traverse their Master across the board to their opponent’s Master’s starting position to win the game. To do this, you will be armed with a handful of special and ancient maneuvers, presented on beautifully designed cards, that manipulate the field of battle to your advantage. Will you use the Dragon to overpower your opponent, the Horse to outmaneuver them, or the Cobra to strike quickly?
With multiple moves to make every game unique, the speed, the grace, and the unique play style of Onitama truly makes this an Essential game for any gamer’s collection!
Age: 10 +
Playtime: 15-20 Minutes
Players: 2 Players