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The King's Dilemma lets you run a kingdom with your friends

Into the ground, if you fancy

"I'll put two power down in favour of the killer wasps," says my pal Haydn. We're playing The King's Dilemma, a board game about bickering noble houses attempting to run a kingdom. We've sent some explorers out in search of a fabled treasure, but their journey is not going smoothly, as they are bogged down in a swamp with wasps that like to burrow into human flesh and let their babies eat people out from the inside. Our general, we've been told, wants to weaponise them.

The council is divided.

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Matt Cox

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Once the leader of Rock Paper Shotgun's Youth Contingent, Matt is an expert in multiplayer games, deckbuilders and battle royales. He occasionally pops back into the Treehouse to write some news for us from time to time, but he mostly spends his days teaching small children how to speak different languages in warmer climates.