Reviews and Press for Marrying Mr. Darcy
They got the tone of this game exactly right for fans of the book... I enjoyed Marrying Mr. Darcy.
A healthy mix of expandable mechanics, elegant language and art, and the right group of Austen newbies and experts ready to heighten the mood all conspire to fill Marrying Mr. Darcy with charm.
Marrying Mr. Darcy- The Pride and Prejudice Board Game: Interview with Erika Svanoe
It plays great, I really enjoyed this game... a great job of creating the feeling of the novel.”
9/10 I love how this game was still fun and playable even if you had no knowledge of Pride and Prejudice and Jane Austen! A perfect game for Janeites who want to share their love for Jane Austen... The game is elegant and the artwork stunning.
The fact that Darcy went for a scandalous hussy known for wearing low-cut gowns and shamelessly flirting with soldiers made me question whether or not he’s such a catch after all.
You don't have to care at all about Pride and Prejudice... it's a solid card game. But if you are into Pride and Prejudice... I think you'll like it even more.
Forget Bridge and Poker. This is the perfect ladies card game.
Shaun 4/5: I haven't laughed like this in a game in a long time, great fun and a great gateway for a non-gamer. Claire 5/5: - "Amazing theme, loved this game and it instantly makes me want to read the book again!"
You get really involved in the game, and when you get involved you really have a lot of fun.”
Very cool game. If you're a guy out there with a wife, buy it... a great game to get non-traditional players involved... it's a really fun game.”
The theme is great and well executed, even in the art, which I really like. Even if you have never read Pride & Prejudice the game still makes sense and is pretty fun.
I was quite impressed with the stories you create... you can really get into it. You can really feel that catty infighting. You can feel that you're trying to find the balance of improving yourself or dragging down your competitors.
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As the female characters in Jane Austen’s novel, you have dreams and aspirations but you’re also bound by social conventions and societal norms. The outcome of the game won’t always match up with the plot of the novel, but when it ends you’ll have a fun story to tell.
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...even an Austen-ignoramus such as myself couldn’t play the “Point out the faults of your rivals” card without actually doing so, and by the time the proposal stage rolls around I was very invested in netting my preferred husband.
I think this is a great game if you are a Pride and Prejudice fan...I had a lot of fun playing it with my family.
Marrying Mr. Darcy is a great fun and light strategy game that both fans and non-fans alike can enjoy. The theme is delightful and carries well throughout the game and artwork. It is strategic in that there are many ways to win, and even if you don’t manage to get married you can still accumulate enough points to pull off a victory!
When it came to discussing the game’s writing, the word “charming” was bandied about, and that speaks volumes from a discerning Austen crowd!
Marrying Mr. Darcy does a great job identifying and breaking the game down to a single concept which is both true to the book, while also fun and engaging.”
It has a wonderfully light gameplay, provides fun and amazing accessibility for all.
This very faithful-to-its-topic effort has the chance to work quite well.”
To the straight bros trying this out, this is an awesome opportunity to introduce your non-gamer ladies to RPGs.
I have to admit that I hardly ever win this game but I am usually so amused that I don’t mind. The funny part is that not only does my husband, Rob, play the game but he is usually the winner.
Ultimately, we really enjoyed the game...As to the undead packet I haven't tried that portion of the game yet but for someone who enjoys 'The Walking Dead' as much as I -- It should be even more fun.