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Polite Society


Currently available for purchase via
Amazon UK (international shipping) and Amazon Australia.
Print and Play version available via our online shop.

Instructions & Components

How to play


Asset Cards


Mission Cards


Action Cards


Guest Cards


Indisposed Tokens

Bringing all your favourite Jane Austen characters to life, in Polite Society players compete to collect guests to complete their ultimate dinner party table. 

From Elizabeth Bennet to Emma Woodhouse, every Janeite can now welcome their much-loved heroines, heroes, unwanted suitors and overbearing relatives to their dining table using societal assets - wit, wealth, heart and beauty. 

The better the seat at the table, the more likely the character will generate assets each turn. The first player to complete their dining table wins. Each of the cards has a unique quote from one of Jane Austen’s full-length novels - Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility - or from Jane's personal letters. Polite Society is a board game for lovers of literature and simply lovers of games.

While Janeites definitely will get a kick out of having Darcy sit at their dining table, anyone can play Polite Society. No knowledge of Austen or her works is required to play (or win). It's a fun game for all!

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"Quick, fun, easy to learn [..] it’s a win, all the way around."

Rory Bristol, GeekDad Review


Art Design

Every guest card features custom artwork by Lauren Jackson, an illustrator and Janeite currently studying at Duke University.