Rating: 7.9 Very Good
Popularity:13
Difficulty:Easy
Year:2015
Players: 2-5 players
Playing time: 30-50 minutes
Age:8+

Official Site: Webpage at Lookout Publisher


Created by: Andreas Pelikan, Alexander Pfister, Klemens Franz

Published by: 999 Games, Funforge, GoKids 玩樂小子

Alternate Names: Isla de Skye: De Líder a Rey, Isle fo Skye: De Líder a Rei, Isle of Skye: Agli Albori del Regno, Isle of Skye: De Laird à Roi, Isle of Skye: Vom Häuptling zum König

Description:

Isle of Skye is one of the most beautiful places in the world, with soft sand beaches, gently sloping hills, and impressive mountains. The landscape of Isle of Skye is breathtaking and fascinates everyone.

In the tile-laying game Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King, 2-5 players are chieftains of famous clans and want to build their kingdoms to score as many points as possible - but in each game only four of the sixteen scoring tiles will be scored.

Thanks to the scoring tiles, each game is different and leads to different tactics and strategies, but having enough money is useful no matter what else is going on. Managing that money can be tricky, though. Each turn, each player places two area tiles in front of them and sets the selling price for the tiles.

Setting a high price is great, but only so long as someone actually pays the price because if no one opts to buy, then the seller must buy the tiles at the price they previously requested.

In the end, the player with the best kingdom - and not the richest player - becomes the sovereign of the island.

Prices:
Retail Price:$31
Amazon:$28
Ebay:$30
Expansions:
Brettspiel Adventskalender 2015
Deutscher Spielepreis 2016 Goodie Box
Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King – Brettspiel Adventskalender Promo Tiles
Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King – Kennerspiel des Jahres Promo Tile
Awards:
UK Games Expo Best Boardgame Winner 2016
Kennerspiel des Jahres Winner 2016
Kennerspiel des Jahres Nominee 2016
International Gamers Award - General Strategy: Multi-player Nominee 2016
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