Hello Marjolaine and welcome to My Jane Austen Book Club. A Match Made in Austen is the new card game you created for Renaissance Press, which will be released on 10th September. Can you briefly tell us what kind of game it is?
A Match Made in Austen is a storytelling card game. People draw six cards, three representing male characters and three representing female characters, they improvise some event at which the characters interact and then try to make wedding proposals to the characters they think are best suited to the ones in their hand.
Great! I think our Janeite friends will love it. It may be a perfect game to animate tea parties or friendly gathering of any type. How many players can be involved in the game?
The game can involve as few as two players (with some rule variations included in the rulebook) and as many as six.
Which Austen characters are involved in your card game?
The game includes 54 characters from the six main novels of Jane Austen. They are, by books and in alphabetical order: