You've been challenged to a game of WAR to DEATH by the terrifying and infamously sore looser warlock Hieronymous Bonechill!

You accepted the challenge. Bad news: Bonechill stacked the decks and you simply can't win!

Hieronymous is a cheater! It's time to turn the table and survive this terrifying encounter.

Notes: this version has been updated after the game jam. You may get access to the original jam version at

Other versions can be accessed at


  • Cheat: drag the card toward the wrist, cards stored in your sleeve gets drawn next time cards are drawn
  • Use seed: Space bar
  • Play a card: Drag the card away from the hand


  • It's like War (or Battle/Bataille for the non-us folk) highest value card wins  except zero beats nine
    • Each turn, the players play one card.
    • The first to play the card is swapped each turn.
    • Each 3 turns, everybody draws 3 card
  • The game ends when either one of the player has a score lead greater than can be caught up or there are no more cards to play.
  • Some cards have special effects (words)

Word effects:

  • Green: Gain a seed
  • Cyan: Zero earns 12 points (stacks)
  • Gold: Double points earned this turn (stacks)
  • Pink: Swap winner (stacks)


PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, HTML5
Authorsgibonus, BLucky, vasukas
GenreCard Game, Puzzle
Made withRust
Tagsbevy, Fantasy
Code licenseApache License 2.0
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


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