Rating: 6.7 Good
Popularity:1
Difficulty:Easy
Year:2009
Players: 2-4 players
Playing time: 30-60 minutes
Age:8+

Created by: Guglielmo Duccoli, Alberto Bontempi, Stefano de Fazi

Published by: ABACUSSPIELE, dV Giochi

Description:

For centuries, the knights and ladies of the most powerful families have plotted alliances, investitures, and weddings to enlarge their holdings. Are you the one who will unite the greatest fi efs and rule the whole of Europe?

Between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries, noble knights and gentlewomen weave plots and intrigues, forging and betraying compromises and treaties, all to gain power and expand their fi efs. The most powerful families control entire regions with a patchwork of alliances, investitures, and strategic marriages.

One such family was the mighty Gonzaga, the rulers of Mantua. Like many noble families, they aspire to the highest thrones. But they are shrewd: they know that success requires that they avoid open hostilities.

Using guile and cunning, can you piece together a network of allies, sea leagues, and fi efs to form the largest and most dominant House in all of Europe?

In Gonzaga, you are the ruler of a mighty noble family. Your challenge is to control medieval Europe by claiming your fi efs in the most valuable regions. All families share a common goal: to rule the largest possessions. But you each also seek to secretly control certain cultural and productive centers so you can dominate social and economic fi elds as well.

To winyou must useyour cards wisely yet swiftly - and be ready to changeyour plans at a moment's notice!

Here you will find an innovative game of strategy and conquest, with the depth and simplicity of the great classics.

Welcome to Gonzaga. Be sure you watch your back!

Between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries, noble knights and gentlewomen weave plots and intrigues, forging and betraying compromises and treaties, all to gain power and expand their fiefs.

The most powerful families control entire regions with a patchwork of alliances, investitures, and strategic marriages.

Using guile and cunning, can you piece together a network of allies, sea leagues, and fiefs to form the largest and most dominant House in all of Europe?

Prices:
Retail Price:$43
Amazon:$26
Awards:
Ludoteca Ideale Official Selection 2010


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