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Year Published
2012
# of Players
2 − 4
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 4 players
Recommended with 3–4 players
(522 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
10 and up
Playing Time
20 minutes
User Suggested Ages
8+
(116 voters) [poll]
Language Dependence
Some necessary text - easily memorized or small crib sheet
(121 voters) [poll]
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Subdomain
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Primary Name
Love Letter
Alternate Names
Letters to Santa
List Miłosny
Love Letter Kanai
Love Letter: Kanai Factory Limited Edition
Love Letter: Legend of the Five Rings
Love Letter: Wedding Edition
Milostný dopis
Morgen kommt der Weihnachtsmann: Mein Wunschzettel
Munchkin Loot Letter
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All of the eligible young men (and many of the not-so-young) seek to woo the princess of Tempest. Unfortunately, she has locked herself in the palace, and you must rely on others to take your romantic letters to her. Will yours reach her first?

Love Letter is a game of risk, deduction, and luck for 2–4 players. Your goal is to get your love letter into Princess Annette's hands while deflecting the letters from competing suitors. From a deck with only sixteen cards, each player starts with only one card in hand; one card is removed from play. On a turn, you draw one card, and play one card, trying to expose others and knock them from the game. Powerful cards lead to early gains, but make you a target. Rely on weaker cards for too long, however, and your letter may be tossed in the fire!

Number 4 in the Tempest Shared World Game Series

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At each of the bi-annual Japan Game Market trade shows, they poll the attendees to rate the various games launched at that show. Love Letter won the Game Market Popularity Vote for New Games with a resounding 4.42 rating (out of 5).

Rules

English
French
German
Hungarian
Spanish
English (Legend of the Five Rings' pictures)
English (Kanai Factory Edition's pictures)

Awards

Editions with Bags
Of the many editions some do and some do not have small velvet bags.

No bag

  • AEG English boxed edition (2014)
  • Kanai Limited Edition (2013)
  • German (2013, has heart shaped tokens instead of cubes)

Bag included, sold as blister packs with bag prominently displayed

  • L5R edition (green bag with both the Love Letter and L5R logos)
  • Catalan (2014)
  • French (2013)
  • Chinese mainland (2013)
  • English (2nd edition, 2012)
  • Italian (2012, has heart shaped tokens instead of cubes)
  • Wedding Edition (officially available only to those getting married) is sold as a set of five, one boxed and four with white bags

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mbLove Letter fan

mb - Love Letter fan - Prince

mb - Love Letter fan - Princess

mb - Love Letter fan - red haired Princess

mb - Love Letter fan - Soldier

mb - Love Letter fan - Clown

mb - Love Letter Adventure Time fan

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Morgen kommt der Weihnachtsmann: Mein Wunschzettel
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German holiday edition 2015
Publisher: Pegasus Spiele
Artist: Robb Miller
Year: 2015
Size:  
German
Release Date: Oct 15, 2015
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English second boxed edition 2015
Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group
Artist: Yating Sun
Year: 2015
Product Code: AEG5121
Size:  
English
Release Date: Oct 2015
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Korean second edition
Publisher: BoardM Factory
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Year: 2015
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English second clamshell edition 2015
Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group
Artist: 
Year: 2015
Product Code: 4257-2015/08
Size: 8.00 x 5.00 x 1.00 inches
English
Release Date: Nov 18, 2015
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Love Letter: Legend of the Five Rings
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English edition 2014
Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group
Artist: Andrew Hepworth
Year: 2014
Product Code: AEG 5107
Size: 5.70 x 4.00 x 1.50 inches
0.30 pounds
English
Release Date: Feb 2014
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4 Comparison of Cards in Different Versions
Summary of card actions and names across the different official versions, including explanations of variants in a few versions. Feedback/additions/corrections welcome. Thumb if you find this useful:-)
English
2016-01-19
1 Paper box for cards
Paper box for cards (5 AEG editions), 7x9,5 cm, pdf file, v. 1.0. Box can store about 40-60 cards, depending of their thickness. Use several boxes for some games. [url=https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/187003/]Click here to view full list of boxes and the how-to video.[/url] [imageid=2824332medium]
English
2016-01-02
0 Card Overview in Finnish
Finnish version of the card overview. Contains 1 card and 4 cards per sheet version as pdf.
Finnish
2015-12-31
2 List Miłosny - Print & Play [PL]
Tłumaczenie kart do gry autorstwa Konstantina Sokolova (kotdesign) w moim tłumaczeniu. Jest to całkowita przeróbka graficzna gry wolna od praw autorskich wydawcy. ------- Translation of "Love Letter" cards made by user kotdesign. This is a total graphic redesign free of publisher copyrights. [ImageID=2761370]
Polish
2015-11-18
1 Love Letter Vietnamese Player aid
Love Letter Vietnamese
Vietnamese
2015-09-07
0 Love Letter - Il gioco dei troni - Regole e materiale
Le tabelle riassuntive per numero di giocatori delle carte da usare per Love Letter - Il gioco dei troni
Italian
2015-07-03
7 The Great Gatsby Love Letter Adaptation
A version of Love Letter adapted to the characters and situations from the novel The Great Gatsby.
English
2015-05-22
5 Playing card version reference card
Print this actual size on full sheet label paper and stick to the extra card in any deck of standard playing cards. Pull out the indicated cards and play love letter even if you forget to bring your preferred edition.
English
2015-05-10
2 Card letter substitute for tokens
Just print this in card size and sleeve it. Gaining a card instead of an token to give more flavor to the game. THUMBS UP IF YOU LIKE THIS*
English
2015-05-09
6 BIG Loot Letter Ref Card v1
This reference card allows up to 8 people to play Munchkin Loot Letter by indicating how many cards will be needed to play and the win conditions. Two copies of Loot Letter are needed to play. It is based on the translation of "Pegasus Spiele - Big Love Letter", which is posted in the Love Letter file section.
English
2015-02-20
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Statistics
Board Game Rank: 132
Family Game Rank: 14
Num Ratings: 26943
Average Rating: 7.38
Standard Deviation: 1.31
Num Views: 787579
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.2
Fans: 1212
Personal Comments: 5394
Users Owning: 45632
Users Wanting: 193
Users Trading: 585 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 11
Want Parts In Trade: 10
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Cult of the New Board Game Podcast Episode 001
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Episode 52 - Love Letter
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