Goldbeard is but a simple blacksmith, in his workshop working away on some new tool when the Queen bursts in. She is quick to inform him that the king’s part has gone out of control! Why they’ve spent all the gold! Not just a big problem, we can make more. They’ve ate all the food! That’s not so bad, we’ll grow more. They’ve drank ALL the ale! THEY’VE WHAT!? That alone gives us our incentive to go forth on this mighty quest.
While it’s a delight to build a fortress and defend it by exploding your enemies into hundreds of bloody pieces or by dropping boulders on their heads it’s just as satisfying to be the aggressor and set fire to their building and watch the whole thing come tumbling down upon them. This is where KAG really shines.