The Perilous Parlor Board Game

How To Play Lemony Snicket's The Perilous Parlor

Lemony Snicket's The Perilous Parlor Game Rules (PDF Instructions)

2 - 4
Play Time
45 MIN
Disaster is in your future as you play Lemony Snicket's The Perilous Parlor game. Just as the name suggests peril lies in wait as you start off this entertaining board game. In Lemony Snicket's The Perilous Parlor game the Baudelaire children must keep the guardian alive until Mr. Poe gets back from the bank.

But, Count Olaf lies in wait for the guardian with malicious schemes to get rid of him. Lemony Snicket's The Perilous Parlor game will have you and your friends doing your best to escape the possible disaster that awaits you. Be sure to check out this unfortunate game that will have you gripping your seat while trying to win.
The game The Perilous Parlor should come with the following components. These are based off of the original game and don't include components from any expansion packs or different editions.

  • Lemony Snicket's The Perilous Parlor Game Includes Game Board
  • 5 Character Movers
  • 2 Guardian Markers
  • 7 Mover Bases
  • 4 Dice (red
  • Orange
  • Blue
  • Green)
  • 7 Secret Passage Tiles
  • 12 Item Tiles
  • 12 Disguise Tiles
  • 56 Cards (23 Tragedy Cards
  • 22 Clever Cards
  • 11 Guardian Cards)
  • The Lemony Snicket's The Perilous Parlor Game Rules And Instructions
How to Win
One player assumes the role of Count Olaf, the other player(s) take on the roles of the Baudelaire children Violet, Klaus and Sunny. Each group has a different objective:

Count Olaf must eliminate the Guardian before Mr. Poe returns from the bank to win.

The Baudelaire Children must keep the Guardian alive until Mr. Poe returns from the bank to win.
How to Win
Please keep in mind that the official The Perilous Parlor rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions that came in the original packaging and will teach you how to play The Perilous Parlor. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.

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

Barbie says:

What is the point of the second gardian??
Cielito says:

Love this game! Lost the directions. :(
petula says:

this game is soooo much fun. i love it and play it with my family while in the grocery store check-out line.
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