There are currently two Greek Myth Comix-designed games available. Click each to find out more:
The card game Bellum Sacrum was successfully launched on Kickstarter this year. Jenks of Greek Myth Comix teamed up with Antony of Legonium to illustrate his extremely playable deck-building game.
The Iliad Deck
The Iliad Deck, or Trojan War Playing Cards were successfully funded on Kickstarter. The four suits correspond to four groups of characters in the Trojan War, particularly Homer’s poem The Iliad: Argives (Greeks), Trojans, Gods, and Women. The face cards are illustrated with a colour representation of two facets of these main characters, while the number cards picture the character at a critical, recognisable moment in the text or the Trojan War story, in the same vivid line-drawing style as the rest of the comix on the site.
These cards, designed with real play in mind, are ideal for playing Poker, Blackjack, and countless other regular card games.
In the classroom, they are also perfect as flash cards for revision of these characters – or as a fine leaving present for your favourite student Classicists.
Or, you can just play cards while simultaneously acting out your AU Song of Achilles fantasies (which you can also do with the Trojan War Paper Doll Playset)!
A perfect gift for any young scholar, classics fan or Iliad nerd!
CHARACTERS IN THE DECK:
Agamemnon, Menelaus, Odysseus, Achilles, Nestor, Diomedes, Patroclus, Ajax (Telamon), Teucer, Machaon, Phoinix, Idomeneus, Calchas
Priam, Hektor, Paris, Sarpedon, Aeneas, Glaukos, Deiphobos, Polydamas, Agenor, Antenor, Pandarus, Dolon, Helenus
Zeus, Hera, Aphrodite, Athene, Thetis, Apollo, Artemis, Poseidon, Hephaestus, Ares, Hermes, Iris, Scamander
Hekabe, Andromache, Helen, Polyxena, Cassandra, Theano, Briseis, Chryseis, Penthesilea, Iphigeneia, Laodike, Creusa
two (professional deck) or four (download it yourself deck) of the nine Muses