CardLords is a game design and publishing company with an emphasis on player interaction and high quality artwork.



Take the Gold is a 2-6+ player draw-and-play card game with outstanding artwork featuring cat pirates and corgi officers that can be learned in under 2 minutes.  Players try to be the first to collect 4 Gold Coins by using Pirates to steal coins from other players. Officers can be called in to stop the pirates, but be prepared; The Kraken could wipe out everything you have!  Games are quick paced and play in less than 10 minutes.

Take the Gold was on Kickstarter from April 26th through May 25th, 2017 and successfully raised $22,149 from 1117 backers!

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BattleGoats is a goat filled modern combination of classic card games like Memory and War. Players alternate turns in card battle to determine a winner using the highest number value. Number values change as the game goes on. The person with the last card in play wins. Rules are easy to pick up and games play in as little as 5-30 minutes for groups of 2-6 players ages 9+.

BattleGoats was on Kickstarter from April 20th through May 15th, 2016 and successfully raised $9,737 from 331 backers!

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The Pirate’s Flag (2018)

The Pirate’s Flag is a dice-rolling, card-playing, capture the flag adventure! Players battle through the Serpent’s Pass trying to be the first player to escape back to The Dread Sea with The Pirate’s Flag. Each player takes the role of a unique Pirate Captain and commands a unique pirate ship as they move through the pass, gathering cards that will help them manipulate dice, modify rolls, and even move other ships! The Pirate’s Flag supports 3-5 players ages 8+ and plays in about 45 minutes with an emphasis on player interaction.

The Pirate’s Flag will be on Kickstarter Q1 2018.

8 Arms to Hold You (2018)

8 Arms to Hold You is a quick paced take on classic games like Hearts and Spades, filled with light strategy and maximum cuteness where octopuses show off their favorite treasures found beneath the sea! 2-6 players ages 7+ will take turns playing unique treasure cards to show off their coolest items. Watch out or an octopus may take it all! If two or more octopuses show up, be ready for a Tentacle Tangle where treasures go flying everywhere! The player with the most treasure at the end wins!

8 Arms to Hold You will be launching in 2018.

World of Warcraft Trading Card Game Tokens (2013)

CardLords Pygmy Tokens
CardLords Tokens are high quality custom drawn token cards for use in the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game. Each card represents a “token” created by another card during gameplay.

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