Category: Auction & Bidding
Category: Strategy Games
In Archipelago, players are Renaissance European powers competing in the exploration of a Carribean archipelago...
A city as large and crowded as Tempest depends on the daily arrival of supplies and foodstuffs, and the wealthiest echelons of society demand the latest goods and luxuries almost as frequently...
In Cyclades each player leads one of the five major cities of ancient Greece and is competing to prove his supremacy. To win, he must be the first to have two Metropolis, which can be obtained either through economic development (having a port, temple...
Blackmail the printer. Threaten the innkeeper. Bribe the priest. Welcome to Revolution! Secretly bid against your opponents to win the support of the people, control territory... and gather more gold, blackmail, and force for the next round of bidding!
Hol's der Geier
1998 German edition
A quick bidding and bluffing game; however, unlike many card games, this is a game of skill and steely nerves. All players start with the same hand.
There are four to seven shares of each of the five railroad companies. Each turn, one of the share cards is revealed and an auction ensues. Players earn money by dropping out of the auction, but the last player in wins the right to take the card or...
#3 ALBS, original German edition of Taj Mahal
Control of India at the beginning of the 18th century is up for grabs. The 200 year long rule of the Grand Moguls is collapsing, but they still have some power. Now is the time for the Maharishis and princes to take control of the Indian subcontinent...
original German edition
In 1620 British emigrants traveled to the New World and settled in an area they called New England. In order to survive, they had to quickly build shelter and grow crops. Players start with a few small plots of land and some development cards. Land...
Who hasn't wanted to be a real wizard? No training necessary--here the players are already experienced magicians. A contest to find the greatest wizard is initiated and the winner is the one who first finds all the jewels for his amulet, thereby...
The Princes of Florence
#4 ALBS, English language edition of Die Fürsten von Florenz
Experience the golden age of the Renaissance! Assume the role of the head of an Italian Aristocratic dynasty and lead your family like the Medici or Borgia. Build magnificent buildings, cultivate beautiful parks, and invite famous artists and...