Fantasy horror role-playing game, Kult was designed by Michael Peterson and Gunilla Jonsson and was published in Sweden in the year of 1991. Later in 1993, the first English edition was brought by Metropolis Ltd. The game is notable for the philosophical and religious depths it has.
In the present day, the Kult is owned by the Paradox Entertainment. The 7ème Cercle is publishing the the game in English and French, and the Raven Distribution is publishing it in Italian. The game has been published in Swedish, English, German, Polish, Italian and Spanish and French.
The Kult have had a few controversies in Sweden because youth groups were active with the role playing. In Sweden, a 15-years old boy was killed by his two friends who were indeed influenced by the Kult. In 1994, a local newspaper of Norway found the relation of Kult with the disappearance of a boy.
Kult is a type of card game designed by Bryan Winter. There are many games included. Kult Rules include the number of players allowed to play the game. Right from 2 up to 99 players can play, but the game is best recommended to be played with 4 players. The playing time of the game is for 45 minutes. Kult is also known as KCCG (Kult Collectible Card Game). The main 3 rules that are to be considered before playing the game are:
1- Under any circumstances if the rules mentioned in the card run against the rules found in the manual, the card rules gets the first priority.
2- You might be able to gain control of the cards of your other players at some time during the course of the game but you will never be able to keep those cards once the game is over.
3- There must be sufficient space for both players (min. number of players required) to play the game.
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When we talk of role-playing games then you would certainly mention kult games. Kult is a very popular role-playing game that is considered as being rather contemporary. It is more or less a fantasy game and it is horror oriented. Of course the fact that it is horror oriented would make certain people freak out and wish not to play it as not every person is always very comfortable watching or relating in any way whatsoever with horror oriented material.
Kult games are known for their rather philosophical or religious nature. They are loved and appreciated a lot by people who are into maturity related material as kult games are known to have very mature content. Kult games are usually set up in contemporary times and these are usually in a setting of a real life city or perhaps even a metropol. These are usually very large.
There is a game concept called awakening which involves human beings in the game regaining their divinity or their divine status that had been lost. The divine status had been lost due to captivity by certain forces that are considered sinister. One central aspect that you will come across in the game is the fact that there is a mental balance that is considered a gauge for sanity.
The gauge is there to simply measure up the mental status and level of the fictional human beings that are in the large city. When a human character is very low then there is a very high chance for them to become rather unbalanced by the events that are shocking. The areas of life of the human beings that would be affected by the imbalance in mentality are the emotions and definitely the mentality. The game is actually very interesting once you try it out.