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  • Recommended: 1+ players; age 5+
  • Materials: One 6-sided die (1d6) and 1d8 per player and something to write with and on. Optional: A printout of the play cards (cut out).
  • About: Can you and your friends survive Krampus until the morning? A fast-paced survival game set to be less punishing than Krampus Comes at Night. Includes a version of the rules that sits on a table and personal play cards.

You lie in bed, waiting for Christmas morning. Every hour, Krampus comes for you. You're prepared with a few items to keep your spirits up though. You even know how to banish Krampus, if you can just keep your Holiday Cheer.

Little Krampus Comes at Night is a solo dice-rolling game that puts players against the infamous Krampus with a simple roll of the dice. There's the chance to either defeat Krampus with holiday cheer or outlast him after 12 hours (or rounds). You can gain an edge by using up one of your special items, but be careful because you only have so many to spare!

The game takes 3d6 and 1d8 to play and includes the following in both full color and printer friendly version:

  • A straight document for the "Table Version".
  • Bookmark versions of the solo game. Includes: a single print front and back, foldable print, and a sheet of four front and back. 
  • A business card version of the solo game.
  • A new "Table Version" to allow for multiple players. Just fold the instructions along the dotted line to have it propped up for all to see. 
  • Item lists to use with the Table Version so each player has their own. There are two sheets with nine sets of lists per sheet. Just cut them out ahead of time to play multiple rounds with friends and family.
  • An Accessible version (Lexend size 15 font) for both solo and multiplayer.

A new version of Krampus Comes at Night, which is a hack of The Bear Comes at Night by Frosidon, Little Krampus Comes at Night is certain to be less frustrating to play and the perfect game while waiting for dinner to cook.

CategoryPhysical game
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
AuthorLucky Newt Games
TagsChristmas, Dice, Family Friendly, Fast-Paced, GM-Less, Multiplayer, Short, Singleplayer


Buy Now$2.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $2 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Little Krampus Document (Multiplayer) 508 kB
Little Krampus Document (Multiplayer) - Printer Friendly 3 MB
Little Krampus Bookmark Single 434 kB
Little Krampus Bookmark Single - Printer Friendly 3 MB
Little Krampus Bookmark Foldable 381 kB
Little Krampus Bookmark Foldable - Printer Friendly 3 MB
Little Krampus Bookmark Sheet 712 kB
Little Krampus Bookmark Sheet - Printer Friendly 4 MB
Little Krampus Business Card 211 kB
Little Krampus Business Card - Printer Friendly 2 MB
Little Krampus Table Version 525 kB
Little Krampus Table Version - Printer Friendly 3 MB
Little Krampus Item List Sheet 5 MB
Little Krampus: Accessible - Multiplayer Fun 3 MB
Little Krampus: Accessible - Solo Fun 3 MB

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Tested this out solo and I'm excited to introduce it to the kids at our Christmas gathering; I think it's just the right amount of fun and spooky for their age group!

Just a question--is "Holiday Cheer" a stat/mechanic in any meaningful way? Was just curious because on the Krampus table, 4 refers to a holiday memory bringing back cheer and removing a mark, but 5 says "you can't keep your holiday cheer strong and won't hear sleigh bells this hour"--wasn't sure how to interpret the latter as a consequence :O

Thank you for playing, and I hope the kids really enjoy it!

Apologies for the confusion. The Holiday Cheer is just to explain why the mark would be removed if you already rolled a 1, and to explain why you wouldn't roll the d8 to see if you hear sleigh bells. Nothing extra, though that could be a fun thing to consider.