It is the Sengoku period, an era of great unrest within the gravely compromised empire of feudal Japan. Your emperor is nothing but a figurehead while the shogun holds the true power. There are many men who desire to hold the title of shogun and then there is You...
Will you be the noble samurai, following the Bushido code of honor, who is entrusted with protecting your shogun at all costs? Understanding the fragility of the current government and the distrust of the daimyos’ motives, you must be prepared for the impending storm.
Will you be the ninja, the stealthy mercenary, trained in the art of espionage and assassination? As the ninja, you have been hired by a traitorous daimyo who desires you execute the shogun. You must now sneak into the shogun’s fortress in order to kill him and anyone who gets in your way.
It is up to you to protect your shogun or end him...
Bushido Breaker is a 2-4 player card game that takes, on average, 30 minutes to an hour to play.
Bushido Breaker is a hidden movement game that involves deduction, strategy, reading people, and calculated risks. You choose to play as the ninja or as the samurai while your opponent plays as the rival faction.
As the ninja, You are secretly moving from location to location, killing samurai and/or sabotaging the alarms along the way. Your main goal is to kill all the samurai or sabotage the required number of alarms, before going into the Shogun's Chamber and assassinating him.
As the samurai, You control up to seven samurai; each in a different location. You are looking to catch the ninja by noticing him in the act of moving locations, sabotaging alarms, etc., or by countering a ninja's attack and killing him.