King of Tokyo

King of Tokyo

Dice Game
2-6 Players
About 30 Minutes
Grade 3 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

King of Tokyo is a fast and exciting dice-rolling game of combat and cunning. Players must decide to pursue victory through scoring points or destroying the competition. King of Tokyo does a fantastic job introducing younger players to direct competition in a light and approachable way. Vibrant art, chunky dice, and lightning-quick gameplay keep this game moving along, so kids don’t have time for disappointment. Designed by Richard Garfield, the creator of Magic the Gathering, King of Tokyo is a world-class family game that’s sure to deliver smiles to everyone at the table.

Game Overview

King of Tokyo is a game for 2 to 6 players where you play as mutant monsters, rampaging robots, or even abominable aliens battling in a fun, chaotic atmosphere. Roll dice and choose your strategy: Will you attack your enemies? Heal your wounds? Improve your Monster? Stomp your path to victory! To win, be the first Monster to gain 20 Victory Points. Or, get your claws out and eliminate your enemies. The last one standing claims victory!

  • Competition Competition
    Develops healthy competitive habits as two or more parties compete for a goal that cannot be shared.
  • Risk Management Risk Management
    Players must identify, evaluate, and prioritize options to reduce the impact of unfortunate events or risks.
  • Tactical Thinking Tactical Thinking
    Challenges players to make decisions based on currently available information.
  • Resilience Resilience
    Teaches players how to quickly recover from and cope with difficulties.
  • Resource Management Resource Management
    Boosts a player’s capacity to efficiently and effectively oversee available assets.
Game Details
  • Type: Family Game
  • Category: Dice Game
  • Designer(s): Richard Garfield
  • Published: 2011
  • Game Length: About 30 Minutes
  • Players: 2-6 Players
  • 2012 - Golden Geek Best Family Board Game Winner
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