Gustavus II Adolphus is dead and the kingdom is without a King. A heavy responsibility lies on the shoulders of the young Queen Christina, only six years old. Sweden is engaged in the Thirty Years’ War, the Estates are dissatisfied with Chancellor Axel Oxenstierna’s influence, the breach between Protestants and Catholics is wider than ever and the exploratory spirit of the age gives rise to new art and science. As a representative of one of the many factions around the Queen, it is your duty to enlighten Christina and show her the true path. But beware, the other factions will not shrink from using any means to stop you!
Christina Regina is also available as a card game. The game is basically the same with the
game board being replaced by three piles of cards. However, the essence of the game - the intrigues and
the careful maneuvering between the colors - remain the same.
"The essence of the game is found when we unveil Christina Regina. Under the theme, the mechanisms remind of various games like chess (moving a piece and create forced moves), poker (bluffing), Master Mind (color guessing), the old Nokia game "Snake" (blocking paths) and Cluedo (murders with unknown villains and motives). A player may go for his or her own color, hoping that the others think it's a bluff, or go for other colors, provoking the others to attempt assassinations and fail. The winner is the player who best reads the others' minds."
My name is Nicholas Hjelmberg and I am a hobby gamer since childhood. Starting with classic games
like chess and RISK, I moved on to explore "American" games like Diplomacy and Civilization and then
"Euro games" like Settlers and Tigris & Euphrates. Combining my game experience with my history
interest and IT and quality profession, I have entered the exciting world of board game design