Designed by Klaus Teuber. The German version are published by FX Schmidt (first version) and Alea (re-edition from 1999). This game was also published in the US as "By Hook or Crook" (published by Avalon Hill), and in the UK as "By Fair Means or Foul". The Swedish version from 1994 is called "Spionage" (=Espionage) and have a different theme with spies and micrifiches instead thieves and art. The game is for 2-5 players (best with 5) and takes about 60 minutes to play. Adel Verplichtet is a game about eccentric English lords showing off their collections of objets d'art with the aim of winning a rather unlikely bet. It is played in a sequence of short rounds which involve decisions based on a hand of cards. Adel Verpflichtet Bluffing and Betting Board Games Games.
Hoity Toity ( German: Adel Verpflichtet, meaning " Noblesse oblige " ) is a multiplayer board game created by Klaus Teuber in 1990, and published in the United States by Überplay in 2008. (wikipedia)