The Ancients were masters in telling stories, dreams, visions, and prophecies. They were handed down from generation to generation before the first books were written. A storyteller’s worth was defined by how convincing he could tell a story.

It has been said that their stories were inspired by wood tablets covered with mysterious symbols.

Draw symbol tiles from the bag and use them to create your story. Enchant your audience and win applause disks.

Game Overview


Play two rounds, everyone plays each step all together at the same time.

Start of Round

Step1 Receive inspirational tiles

Step 2 Storytelling

Step 3 Applause

End of Round



After the last round, the winner received the most disks.

Players share the use of these 24 symbol tiles:

Game Designer

David Stennett

Dave lives in Munich, Germany where he founded Playford Games to publish the Moral Conflict series of 5-dimensional strategy games. These days Dave devotes his time to the continuous development of the Ancient World Streaming System.