Who doesn't know them? The pyramids on the Nile - eternal monuments of an ancient advanced civilisation - breathtaking architecture. The pharaohs build their own memorial and thank Amun-Re and the other Gods.
Thousands of years before the people of Carcassonne built mighty walls and castles, their ancestors settled on the land. These people hunted wild animals, gathered berries, and caught fish to ensure their daily survival and prosperity. Even today, fantastic cave paintings testify to the vibrant life that existed many generations ago.
Take in the magnificent scenery of this vast countryside by hiking a trail surrounded by fruit trees, wheat fields, and sunflowers! You'll be unable to resist the juicy apples and sweet strawberries you'll find along the way. This rustic new variant of Carcassonne is alive with interesting decisions and intriguing tactics. Gathering a fine harvest, traveling far and wide, and taking care of your animals is reward enough, but it might just win you the game!
Spain in the late Middle Ages. The King and his domain are secure, but the high nobility, known as the Grandes, wish to expand their influence. As one of these Grandes, send your loyal Caballeros to strengthen your position throughout the country.
Mallorca. Island of the wind. A place of golden beaches and a light-blue sea. The almond harvest is at hand. In addition, juicy oranges, lemons, and figs are ready to be picked and taken to the market.
Together, the players first build the map of the fjords, adding their houses in strategic locations as they build. When the map is complete, the players claim territory, trying to block their opponent from as much as possible, while securing these areas for themselves.The player with the most territory wins the game!
Georges Nagelmackers, founder of the fabled “Orient Express,” finally has some competition: YOU! Like him, you are a railroad entrepreneur, trying to attract many wealthy passengers to your line, for whom you’ll need to ensure the trip is as prestigious as possible.
At the beginning of the 16th century: beautiful beaches, wonderful climate, and one of the most important trading cities in the world. Competing companies trade with spices and send their colonists into the world and invest their money.
Over three epochs, guide the growth of your civilization as new ideas emerge; take great strides forward in the many fields of human achievement to build an empire more glorious than any other! Skilled artisans, philosophers, warriors, and architects from different cultures will bring their genius to aid you in your endeavors, but it rests with you to choose the best allies to build your strength and prestige.
Im schottischen Hochnebel eilt Belinda Viewing um den langen See.„Dieses mal bin ich mir sicher, ich habe ein gutes Gefühl! Und anscheinend nicht nur ich... Hinter mir Filosa Sharp und neben mir Jack Nesstee. Über den Fluss hinweg erkenne ich auch noch Nils Blitzgewitteren, aber...
In medieval times, famous masons competed to build the most beautiful and impressive cities. As we can see from what they left behind, they were perfectionists, but each had his own ideas about the best ways to design cities.
The year is 1846. Gunslingers, lawmen, pioneers and whole families left their homes in the east and midwest to try their luck in the West. They loaded their covered wagons with all they could and headed west across steppes, deserts, and mountains. Many chose to settle in Oregon, where the farming and hunting was plentiful and they could stake out a bit of land for themselves...
One civilization declines, another awakes! With their God‘s blessings, each civilization experiences its own great flowering. The surrounding civilizations offer rich booty and the Gods support those who worship them and build great monuments to their glory.
With "Ponte del Diavolo" Martin Ebel honors Alex Randolph’s most famous game "Twixt" by bringing new elements to this excellent game. In this game, the players build stone bridges over the many canals of Venice.
Ruse & Bruise is a game that is easy to learn, but is always changing. Players employ witches, alchemists, assassins, kings, traders, and others to earn good reputations in their fields of endeavor; but the players must protect them from certain attacks of the other players.
The nobles stroll through the castle park . These nobles are important in the game, for the players who enlist them will receive special privileges during the game, points for the game end scoring, or both.
Czar Peter the Great founded Saint Petersburg in Russia in 1703, which quickly earned the nickname “Paris of the East.” The Winter Palace, the Hermitage, the Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and many other buildings still amaze visitors from around the world today. Czar Peter reformed Russia and led it out of the Middle Ages and into the Modern Age.
In Sykliners, players search high (and low) for victory. Together, the players build a city of skyscrapers, floor by floor. However, each player is striving to make their own skyline the most beautiful.
Celebrate ten years of the classic worker placement game with this special anniversary edition. Persevere through the heat of summer and the harsh cold of winter to build the foundation of human civilization.
The hanging gardens were one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, as all history courses teach. But, did they actually exist? Nothing remains of their reported splendor, which was built for the eyes of Amyitis.
In 1490, Kaiser Maximilian I awarded Franz von Taxis the contract to deliver mail between the Kaiser’s residences in Innsbruck and Brussels. He did such a good job, that postal services in the country continue to be connected with the name Thurn and Taxis.