Peace is fragile among the four dwarf kingdoms and the drums of war are echoing into the woods. Fearsome warriors, guardians and even Kings themselves join the battle over the control of the Dwarf Kingdom. The Council of Elders had to make a move. By Royal Decree they changed the rules that define the very nature of dwarf society. The Royal Decree Expansion introduces 3 new classes (12 custom dwarf meeples + 1 First Player token),10 Royal Decrees which are new variation rules, 5 Scenarios that activate specific sets of Royal Decrees and create thematic gameplay styles to play the game and a new secret goal, the Dragonslayer.