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Altiplano

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This is an amazing game. Every game plays out slightly differently. The rules are easy to explain and no one that I've played with has trouble picking it up and enjoying it.

Description

Altiplano, a bag-building game along the lines of Orléans set in the South American highlands of the Andes — the Altiplano — is not a simple game, presenting players with new challenges time and again. There are various ways to reach the goal, so the game remains appealing to try out new options and strategies, but success or failure also depends on whether your opponents let you do as you like or thwart the strategy you are pursuing. The competition for the individual types of goods is considerable — as is the fun in snatching a coveted extension card from under another player's nose!

Aside from building up an effective production, you must deliver the right goods at the right time, develop the road in good time, and store your goods cleverly enough to fill the most valuable rows with them. Often, a good warehouseperson is more relevant in the end than the best producer.

At the start of the game, players have access only to certain resources and goods. This is due to the different role tiles that each player receives and that provide everybody with different starting materials. At the market, however, a player can acquire additional production sites that give new options. The numerous goods — such as fish, alpaca, cacao, silver, or corn — all have their own characteristics and places where they can be used. Whereas silver makes you rich, fish can be exchanged for other goods, and the alpaca gives you wool that you can then make into cloth.

Release date Australia
July 12th, 2018
Number of Players
2-5
Play Time
60-120 minutes
Board Game Type
Board Game
Board Game Requirement
Base Game
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Recommended Age
12 years or over
Box Dimensions (mm)
315x225x70
UPC
850505008076
Product ID
27559768

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