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Ambition: A Minuet in Power explores the social powers behind a revolution

Ambition: A Minuet in Time

Here on RPS, we tend not to cover Kickstarters unless they are securely funded already with a clear shot at making it to release, or are so undeniably fascinating that it would be a crime to not at least say something about them. Ambition: A Minuet in Power falls into the latter category, as its Kickstarter page should prove.

It feels a bit of a misnomer for Ambition to bill itself as a roguelike first and foremost. While there are high-stakes conflicts (of a sort) and elements of resource management, perhaps ‘Princess Maker for backstab enthusiasts’ would be a better fit for this game of quiet politicking and social manipulation against a French revolutionary backdrop.

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