Pendulum Board Game

How To Play Pendulum

Pendulum Game Rules (PDF Instructions)


Players
1 - 5
Players
Ages
12+
Ages
Play Time
90 MIN
Play Time
Cost
$30
Price
SUMMARY
Pendulum is a game that puts players in the roles of powerful, distinct nobles who aim to succeed the Timeless King as the true ruler of Dünya. In the game, players must manage their workers, execute stratagems, and expand their domains' provinces in real-time to gain resources and climb the four victory tracks: power, prestige, popularity, and legendary achievement.

To succeed in the game, players must use actual time as a resource and manage their strategy to outsmart their opponents. They must invest time in different action types while balancing it with time spent analyzing and planning. The ultimate winner is the player who effectively manages and invests their time, builds the best engine, and not necessarily the one who acts the quickest.

Pendulum follows a unique game flow compared to other strategy board games you may have played before. With the exception of the periodic council phase, there are no shared steps or turns that all players must do in sequence. Instead, each player chooses and resolves their own actions, which means all players need to fully understand the game's rules to play it successfully. If any player is new to the game, it's highly recommended to play at least one round un-timed to familiarize themselves with the rules and mechanics of the game.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 1 Game Board
  • 250 Tokens
  • 3 Sand Timers (45 Sec, 2 Minutes, 3 Minutes)
  • 5 Double-sided, Frosted Character Mats (asymmetric) And 4 Stratagem Cards Per Character (40 Total)
  • 56 Province Cards
  • 31 Council Reward Cards
  • 10 Achievement Cards
  • 1 Legendary Achievement Token (metal)
  • 1 Quick-reference Guide
  • 1 Automa Rulebook
  • 1 Automa Scoring Mat
  • 38 Automa Cards
  • Official Pendulum Game Rules And Instructions
HOW TO WIN
How to Win
The victor in Pendulum is the player who can manage and invest their time most efficiently while also building the strongest engine, rather than simply being the fastest to act.
How to Win
OFFICIAL GAME RULES
Please keep in mind that the official Pendulum PDF rules listed below could be different depending on the version you have. They should be an exact copy of what came in your original packaging. Download them to view now or print them for later use.


COMMENTS / QUESTIONS
Share with us your comments, funny stories, tips, advice, strategies, creative ways to play, questions about playing, problems with the directions, etc. All submissions will be reviewed within 24 hours.


Name:


Comment:


Human Question:
Which game starts with the same letter as Mancala: Chess, Uno, Monopoly, Battleship or Rummycube






No comments have been submitted. Add yours today!

OTHER GAMES YOU MIGHT ENJOY
Here are some other games you might like to play at your next get together. Learning how to play new games can feel daunting at first but once you get the hang of it, it can be really fun to try out new games. You can also use our search feature at the top of the page to search for a specific criteria that might interest you. Who knows - you might just find your next favorite game.

Masterpiece Game Rules
Masterpiece
Bratz: Passion for Fashion Game Rules
Bratz: Passion for Fashion
30 Seconds Game Rules
30 Seconds
Crowded Waters Game Rules
Crowded Waters
©2024 Board Game Capital - About Us