Secret organizations fight for the right to rule over the Old Kingdom. Intrigue, blackmail and threats are commonplace for those struggling for power in the shadow of the royal throne. The more servants, nobles, and dignitaries they control, the closer to the goal they are. The real "power behind the throne" will be known soon! Behind the Throne is a simple and fast card game where players collect sets of cards, get special abilities, and acquire victory points. Various abilities make it easier to collect cards. Collected cards determine victory points. Victory points determine the winner.