Rating: 8.7 Excellent
Popularity:12
Difficulty:Hard
Year:2015
Players: 1-4 players
Playing time: 60-150 minutes
Age:13+

Official Site: The Gallerist on Eggrules


Created by: Vital Lacerda, Ian O'Toole

Published by: Eagle-Gryphon Games, Fire on Board Jogos, Giochix.it

Description:

Combining the elements of an Art dealer, museum curator, and Artists' manager, you are about to take on that job!

You will promote and nurture Artists; buy, display, and sell their Art; and build and exert your international reputation. As a result, you will achieve the respect needed to draw visitors to your Gallery from all over the world.

There's a lot of work to be done, but don't worry, you can hire assistants to help you achieve your goals. Build your fortune by running the most lucrative Gallery and secure your reputation as a world-class Gallerist!

Maximize your money and thus win the game by:

  • having visitors in your gallery;
  • exhibiting and selling works of art;
  • investing in artists' promotion to increase art value;
  • achieving trends and reputation as well as curator and dealer goals.
Prices:
Retail Price:$74
Amazon:$69
Ebay:$79
Expansions:
The Gallerist: KS Stretch Goal Pack #2
Awards:
Meeples' Choice Nominee 2015
Jocul Anului în România Advanced Finalist 2015
Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Nominee 2015
Golden Geek Best Strategy Board Game Nominee 2015
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Artists Colony

Action: Discover An Artist

After finding a new Artist, you commission him to create a Work of Art.

There are 8 Artists in each game, but only one of them (the face-up one) is available to create Works of Art when the game begins. The other Artists must first be discovered by a Player taking this action and following these steps:

  1. Chooses any one undiscovered Artist (a face- down Artist tile).

  2. Gains the bonus shown on the Artist bonus tile and then discards the bonus tile to the game box. …



Goals to win the Solitaire Game:

Apprentice

  1. Achieve at least one of each of your Curator and Art Dealer goals;
  2. Acquire at least 4 Reputation tiles;
  3. Acquire at least 1 Masterpiece;
  4. Have at least 160 money.

Experienced

  1. Achieve the highest goal of the Curator card and one goal of the Art dealer card;
  2. Acquire at least 5 Reputation tiles;
  3. Acquire at least 2 Masterpieces;
  4. Have at least 180 money.

The Master Gallerist

  1. Get at least 35 money in total from Curator and Art Dealer goals;
  2. Acquire at least 5 Reputation tiles;
  3. Acquire at least 3 Masterpieces.

Setup

Follow the normal game setup, with the following exceptions: …




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