Lords & Ladies

Lords and Ladies invites you to create an aristocratic family's legacy through marriage, hiring servants, having children while crushing rivals with gossip and betrayal.

In Lords and Ladies, you control a turn-of-the-20th-century noble family and their servants.


Created by the brother and sister team, Jason and Jen Corace, and inspired by their love of period dramas like Upstairs Downstairs and of course Downton Abbey, the duo decided that instead of just watching the drama unfold, they wanted to create a game where player’s could experience and make the drama themselves.


The goal of the game is to raise your family’s status through careful marriages, hiring servants and having children all the while destroying rival families through gossip, backstabbing and using your superior wit. The first player to end a round with 18 status points wins the game.




# of Players: 2 − 5
Mfg Suggested Ages: 10+
Playing Time: 60 minutes




  • 32 Suitor Cards
  • 26 Gossip Cards
  • 33 Servant Cards
  • 36 Birth Cards
  • 3 Awards Cards
  • 10 Starter Cards
  • 1 Birth Die
  • 1 Round Marker
  • 1 Status Board
  • 40 Gold Tokens
  • 30 Gossip Tokens
  • 20 Status Tokens
  • 1 Dry Erase Marker
  • 5 Pawns
  • 1 Rulebook 
  • 5 Help Cards



What They're Saying About Lords & Ladies


Lords & Ladies, a new one from Eagle-Gryphon, is a blast! Use a silly accent, build your family and destroy others w/gossip. Fun, fun fun!"  - Long View Podcast

"Just the right balance between silliness and back-stabitiness...Wow that was a great game! Congrats to the designers, this one is just right. " - Mycroft Stout - Board Game Geek Review


Lords and Ladies Rules
Rules for Lords and Ladies
LordsLady rules-low-0403.pdf
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Lords & Ladies Game Overview

Game Walkthrough

Overview of Lords & Ladies at Gen Con 2014 

Lords & Ladies at BGG.CON 2014

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Sell Sheet
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