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True Messiah is an award-winning war game for 2-4 players with deterministic tactical combat, deck-building, and board control. Build temples, recruit followers, and command an array of reality-warping miracles to lay waste to your opponents.
- Winner, Best Tabletop Game 2018 – Dreamhack Atlanta
- Gamer’s Voice Award Nominee 2018 – SXSW
- Official Selection – Indiecade
- Three-time Official Selection – Indie MEGABOOTH Tabletop
“I was immediately impressed by the depth of strategy this has to offer.”
–Stephen Gulik, Everything Board Games
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It is the near future; Earth. Years ago, scientists successfully constructed the Belief Engine, a machine that warps reality based on peoples’ strongly held beliefs. The machine was turned on for testing, but it proved too sensitive: widespread belief in the depravity of man and fears of social collapse suddenly took on the full force of objective fact, and science skepticism rendered the Engine’s creators helpless to intervene. Without resort to a shared external reality, civilization crumbled like a sand castle in the tide.
From the ruins have now arisen cults led by charismatic, messianic figures possessed of seemingly divine powers derived from the still-functioning Engine. You are one such a figure—the true one, the Messiah.