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During the 15th and 16th centuries, the great royal houses of Europe sent explorers and conquerors all over the world, hoping to discover and secure new areas of influence and sources of wealth. Without the right naval vessels, these voyages would…

Age of Discovery

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Rating: 4.67/5 (3 votes)

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  • Carcassonne

    Rating: 4.29/5 (17 votes)

    A clever tile-laying game. The southern French city of Carcassonne is famous for its unique Roman and Medieval fortifications. The players develop the area around Carcassonne and deploy their followers on the roads, in the cities, in the cloisters…

    Cats:
    [Family]
  • The Settlers of Catan

    Rating: 4.18/5 (17 votes)

    Players are recent immigrants to the newly populated island of Catan. Expand your colony through the building of settlements, roads, and villages by harvesting commodities from the land around you. Trade sheep, lumber, bricks and grain for a settlement,…

    Cats:
    [Family]
    [Strategy]
  • Ticket to Ride

    Rating: 4.00/5 (14 votes)

    Ticket to Ride is a cross-country train adventure in which players collect and play matching train cards to claim railway routes connecting cities throughout North America. The longer the routes, the more points they…

    Cats:
    [Family]
    [Travel]
  • Stone Age

    Rating: 4.00/5 (14 votes)

    Each age has its special challenges. The stone age was shaped by the emergence of agriculture, the processing of useful resources, and by the building of simple huts. Trade begins and grows and civilization takes root and spreads. In addition, traditional…

    Cats:
    [Strategy]
    [Family]
  • Puerto Rico

    Rating: 3.60/5 (5 votes)

    Prospector, captain, mayor, trader, settler, craftsman, or builder?Which roles will you play in the new world? Will you own the most prosperous plantations? Will you build the most valuable buildings? You have but one goal: achieve the greatest prosperity…

    Cats:
    [Family]
    [Strategy]
  • #7 Eketorp

    Eketorp

    Rating: 3.00/5 (1 vote)

    The Viking fortress Eketorp on the north side of the Baltic Sea island ├śland needs reinforcing against enemy attacks. The viking chiefs send out their men to bring back the necessary construction materials for the fort. But supplies are rare and…

    Cats:
    [Family]
    [Strategy]
  • Dream Factory

    Rating: 3.00/5 (1 vote)

    As the producer of a multimillion Hollywood studio, it is your job to sign the most wanted stars, obtain the rights for anticipated screenplays and assemble a buzzworthy team to produce the biggest blockbusters. After years of hard work, you have…

    Cats:
    [Family]
    [Strategy]
  • Augsburg 1520

    Rating: 3.00/5 (1 vote)

    In the 16th century Jakob Fugger built an impressive trading empire centered in Augsburg. He earned so much money, that he was able to loan large amounts to royals in need of cash. As the royals were often unable to repay the loans, Jakob was more…

    Cats:
    [Family]
  • #10 Andromeda

    Andromeda

    Rating: 2.50/5 (2 votes)

    The Planetary Union of the Andromeda galaxy wants wealthy traders from Earth to invest in their economy, but they want to limit those investments. To control such investments, they have allocated three orbiting economic centers above each of their…

    Cats:
    [Family]
    [Strategy]
  • Bean Trader

    Rating: 2.00/5 (1 vote)

    The players take the roles of bean traders and are members of the famous Bohn Hanse, the union of northern European cities and merchants involved in the bean trade in the middle ages. The players travel from Hanse city to Hanse city in wagons filled…

    Cats:
    [Family]

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