"...the game is intense. Rarely have I seen a game that requires such an incredible amount of planning, yet is playable in a few minutes if you so wish."

Welcome to the World of Kaomaris!

WoK - The World of Kaomaris is a collection of strategy games based on an original game designed by Al Gassner. All current games use the Standard WoK game engine and are playable through your internet browser with no downloads needed.
All WoK games are Completely Free. All that is needed is an email address and to create an account.

WoK: Skirmish

WoK: Skirmish is the simplest WoK game currently available. Two players fight it out on a map with 20 provinces. With no diplomacy and not much space, skirmishes are short and brutal.
Skirmishes are an ideal way to get to know the game engine, before taking on the more complicated variants. They're also a great way for experienced players to pass the time!

WoK: Duel

WoK: Duel is a two player game, designed by player, Hannibal.
Played on a 60 province map, each player takes three spots, and automated 'robot' players fill in a further four places. There is no diplomacy; commanding three empires at once gives the ultimate strategic challenge!

WoK: Trinity

A variant of duels in which three players take two spots each. Domination of the battlefield is not necessary as the first player to finish off three opposing spots (human or robot) wins.

WoK: Domination

"Standard WoK" for many established players, or even "WoK IV" for the real old timers, this is the closest to the original game. Up to 10 players battle it out for control of a 60 province map.
Every player starts with one province and then, through strategy and diplomacy, attempts to eliminate the competition until only one or two players survive.

Advanced WoK

The Advanced WoK game engine includes all the aspects of Standard WoK, but also requires players to run an ecconomy and allows them to cast spells to build themselves up or devastate the enemy. Unfortunately no games are currently available using the Advanced WoK engine.

Current Games

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Game 1015 - Star Islands (skirmish)

Game Type: Skirmish
Turn: 16
Next Turn: 1 day and 2 hours ago
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Game 1003 - korexus vs Arjuna (duel)

Game Type: Duel
Turn: 5
Next Turn: 1 month and 6 days ago

Open Games

Finished Games

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Game 1014 - Timmli vs Korexus (skirmish)

Game Type: Skirmish
Turn: 7
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Game 1010 - Duke vs Stubbs vs Saladin (trinity)

Game Type: Trinity
Turn: 8
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Game 1013 - Tutorial for Timmli

Game Type: tutorial
Turn: 13
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Game 1011 - Tutorial for Revenant

Game Type: tutorial
Turn: 6
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Game 1009 - Tutorial for Stubbs

Game Type: tutorial
Turn: 17
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Game 1008 - Tutorial for korexus

Game Type: tutorial
Turn: 2
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Game 1001 - korexus vs Arjuna (skirmish)

Game Type: Skirmish
Turn: 6
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Game 724 - Arjuna vs swordslay (skirmish)

Game Type: Skirmish
Turn: 4
Finished: 6 months and 24 days ago

Recent Forum Posts

STANDARD WOK - New / Running games

Intermediate WoK: Ready for a first test.

"Giant Crossbow Arrows" or GCAs. I used GCA as a verb too. :)

Personally I'd be happy to update...

korexus 6 hours and 19 minutes ago

General Discussion

Spies and missiles.

I've been reworking the missile phase for intermediate games. Currently the missile logic goes...

korexus 7 days and 5 hours ago

General Discussion

Advisors (tribes)

You could win by taking the last province, but yes that might be too tricky. Perhaps 80% of...

korexus 11 days and 7 hours ago

Announcements / Bug Report / Suggestions

Spy rules review

This or a different version, where each spy can only be used once per turn (but is not used up,...

korexus 18 days and 6 hours ago

WoK: Duel

New Game

I'll try and look at this by the weekend.

Arjuna 21 days and 14 hours ago

General Discussion

Combining duel and trinity.

I think there is interest in reducing the headhunting in duels and trinity to just 2 turns. :)

Arjuna 23 days and 6 hours ago

WOK history and background stories

Kaomaris - Back in the day

Interesting reading. Some names I have not thought about for some time. Time to get back into...

Underdog 23 days and 23 hours ago

WoK: Trinity

New Game

And done. :)

korexus 24 days and 3 hours ago

General Discussion

New game engine.

The changes to POP production look interesting.

Revenant 26 days and 15 hours ago

WoK: Skirmish

New Game

I think I broke the Ready status bit when I changed poking. I'll take a look at that...

korexus 1 month and 1 day ago

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