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Quest for Arete (Are-a-tay) is a collectible card game of magic and duels for players age 12 and up. In the game, each player is a sorcerer’s apprentice charged by their master to make their way in the world seeking to increase their Arete – or excellence.

The back-story of the game sets it in medieval times when magicians and sorcerers were well trained in the undiscovered properties of the elements.

As an apprentice, you must duel any other sorcerer you meet using magical elements (represented by the cards) that combined make potions and spells. Each duel, won or lost, increases your experience and understanding of the elements and therefore, increases your Arete.

Players can choose from a variety of characters whose strengths with different elements vary depending on which school or “House” they trained with.  Collect rare, powerful cards to custom build decks that complement your unique style of play.  Can you master the elements and achieve the highest level of Arete?  Your quest begins soon….

Watch the video below to learn the basics of how to play, or check out our Library to download our Complete Rulebook to learn advanced play options!

Click Here to download a one-page image of the cards used in the demo video. To follow along with the video, just print this page, and cut out the cards! Better yet, order your Quest for Arete starter set today!