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48 Great Games Like Pawnbarian Games Rated PEGI 3 and Older

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Pawnbarian is a puzzle game where you attack enemies in a dungeon based on chess moves. You build a deck of different pieces and use them in battles

Unfortunately, Pawnbarian is not available on Mac, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 24/09/2021

Platforms: Android, PC and iOS

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Fighting, Strategy (Brain Game, Puzzle and Traversal)

Accessibility: 28 features

Developer: j 4 nw (@_j4nw)

Costs: Purchase cost

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