Thiefdom is live on Kickstarter until June 30, 2023!

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Play time: 30 Minutes per Player

Player number: 1-4

Age: 14+

Complexity: expert game (3,7 BGG Weight)


In Thiefdom players represent competing thief guilds who steal from the rich medieval town called Bacharach to declare the most skillful thieves guild. It is a strategic, interactive and thematic pickup & deliver game for 1-4 players.

Each player controls a team of three cunning thieves, armed with their own set of equipments. But be warned, the city guards, which are controlled by the players as well, are on high alert. So it’s up to you to stay hidden, while busting your opponents. With items like grappling hooks, climbing tools, and smoke bombs at your disposal, you’ll have to use all your wits to avoid getting caught. In case of a detention, a thief loses all their loot and some victory points.

The game is played over 6 nights (rounds) and the player with the most victory points is declared the winner.

One night contains:

  1. Planning Phase: All players simultaneously plan the order in which they want to move their three thieves and the neutral figurines they control that night (city guards, carriage, nobles). Then they reveal at the same time.
  2. Action Phase (Night): The players carry out the actions in the predefined order from the planning phase.
  3. Administration Phase (Day): Cleanup and preparation for the next night.

The town setup includes 8 modular and double-printed city square boards, resulting in a unique pickup & deliver puzzle in each game. There are 12 different equipments thieves can buy to gain new abilities, and 36 unique guests in the tavern to support your guild.



Thiefdom Rules

Every game copy of Thiefdom will come with an English rulebook. Additionally, translated rulebooks of Thiefdom will be printed in the languages listed below. These translated, printed rulebooks will be available to purchase for approx. 3€ in the pledgemanager. All rulebooks will be offered as a free PDF to download on this page. We will keep the listed languages updated and add more languages if the demand is high enough and/or we find volunteers to translate the rulebook in their native language (apply here).


Printed rulebooks







depending on demand: more to come…



Additional digital rulebook as PDF




depending on demand: more to come…




Thiefdom Tutorial 


Two player tutorial

Three player tutorial

Four player tutorial


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