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Crowns And Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit is Out Today

Thunderful and developer Tag of Joy today released their mystery adventure game Crowns And Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit on PC. Available on Steam, Epic Games Store, and GOG, the mystery blends hand-painted scenery and investigative story with loads of secrets.

Starting as a personal story about Milda who is traveling to the home of her deceased Lithuanian grandfather, the story quickly unravels into a web of enigmatic danger. The reason for the journey began with a mysterious letter. Now Milda finds herself in Eastern Europe investigating her family’s history, a lost relic, a legendary Lithuanian royal, and KGB schemes from the Soviet era.

A variety of mysteries and puzzles await for Milda to solve. Classic item puzzles, enigmatic anonymous messages, and logic-testing conundrums are some of the challenges player will encounter. In some cases players might even have to change her outfit including clothes and hairstyle. Players can also adjust her appearance for fun.

We are so happy that Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit is now available to play. We have a deep love of adventure games and the incredible experiences they have delivered over the years, so it’s long been a dream of ours to create a brand new adventure that draws on the best of the classics we’ve enjoyed. We hope you like it!

Šarūnas Ledas, Game Director and CEO of Tag of Joy

As players explore the beautifully rendered hand-painted scenes they will meet a range of interesting characters all with fully voiced dialogue. Milda’s voice and role is played by Erin Yvette who has an impressive list of credits including roles in The Wolf Among Us, Oxenfree, The Walking Dead, Batman: The Telltale Series, and the upcoming God of War: Ragnarok. Adventure game veteran Denny Delk,, Murray from Return To Monkey Island, and Matthew Curtis, Harper Pendrel from Unforeseen Incidents, both join Yvette.

Crowns And Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit is available on Windows, Mac and Linux from Steam, Epic Games Store, and GOG for $19.99. A 10% discount is available until May 13, 2022. Follow @CrownsAndPawns or visit for more information about the game.

Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit – Launch Trailer | Tag of Joy

Thunderful Publishing (@Thunderfulgames Twitter) is a video game publisher based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Founded in December 2017 as a sister company to game studios Image & Form and Zoink, the company is a fully-owned subsidiary of Thunderful Group AB.

Tag of Joy (@TagOfJoy Twitter) is an award-winning independent game development studio based in Vilnius, Lithuania. The studio focuses on innovating games technologically, visually, and through gameplay. In 2014, the studio released a first of its kind augmented reality game, Monster Buster. Previously in 2013 and 2015 the studio was a finalist at the Unity Awards and have organized Game Jam 2012, 2013, and 2014 in Vilnius.