Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit
Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit

Legends of the past come back to life in this charming point-and-click adventure. Pack your bags and journey with Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit through modern day Europe to uncover the secrets of the king who was never crowned.

Legends of the past come back to life in this charming European mystery adventure

Crowns and Pawns, a modern-day point and click adventure, inspired by classics such as Broken Sword, Still Life, Syberia and others. The game highlights the less explored history of Europe to the world of adventurers. Experience the legendary stories of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, bring to light the villainous branch of the KGB, solve puzzles and follow hints to reveal the secrets of the King who was never crowned.

Brought to you by the award-winning indie game development studio Tag of Joy

The story follows a girl from Chicago, Milda, who unexpectedly receives an inheritance from her grandfather – a house in Lithuania. She sets off to Europe, but upon arrival she is threatened by an unknown man, demanding that she gives up her inheritance. Determined and intrigued, she explores the run-down house, discovering old documents and clues dating back to the 15th century. Before long, Milda gets dragged into a dangerous search for a long-lost mysterious relic...

Features

  • A blend of history and myths set in a modern world, featuring real life locations all around Europe
  • Crowns and Pawns is lead by the art director of the highly acclaimed fan-adventure Broken Sword 2.5
  • Classic point-and-click puzzles that involve finding items hidden in beautiful environments, creatively combining the contents of your inventory, interesting dialogue choices, and more!
  • Beautiful hand painted art that comes to life with a touch of modern graphics features
  • A world that reacts to your decisions
  • Change the looks of the main character to solve puzzles (or for fun!)
  • Fully voiced dialogue
  • Music written by the award winning composer Daniel Pharos (A New Beginning, Memoria, Blackguards)

Editions(2)

Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit
Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit Soundtrack
$19.99
Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit
Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit Soundtrack
$19.99

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Ratings

  • 80%
    Critics Recommend
  • 77
    Top Critic Average
  • Strong
    OpenCritic Rating
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GameGrin
by Mike Crewe
9 / 10
“A charming cast of characters, engaging narrative, and enjoyable puzzles make Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit stand side-by-side with some of the best games in the genre.”
Twinfinite
by Jake Su
4 / 5
“An intriguing tale of adventure that does not necessarily reinvent the wheel, Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit pays homage to its predecessors while creating a modern experience that should appeal to fans, young or old.”
Jump Dash Roll
by Rob Kershaw
8 / 10
“Crowns and Pawns brings both freshness and familiarity to the point-and-click genre. It may be brief, but quality voice acting and fun puzzles keep momentum going until the very end.‍”
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Specifications

Windows
macos
Minimum
Recommended
OS versionWindows 7 or later
OS versionWindows 7 or later
CPUat least 1.6 GHz
CPUat least 1.6 GHz
Memory4 GB
Memory4 GB
GPUwith DX10 (shader model 4.0) capabilities
GPUwith DX10 (shader model 4.0) capabilities
Storage4 GB
Storage4 GB
Languages Supported
  • Audio: English
  • Text: French, English, Russian, German
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