1970. It is the dawn of a new era ? the future of coffee farming is bright! Empowered with new Fair Trade standards, small-scale coffee farmers from regions around the world have access to new markets. Work with your competitors to develop the regions you see fit for the best coffee beans whil..
You've come to make your fortune on Cooper Island, whose untouched peninsulas stretch out like long arms into the wild Atlantic. With two ships and a few workers, each of you has landed on a separate peninsula, which you hope to explore, cultivate, and settle. But who will do this best? And how? Wil..
I stumbled upon a midnight market. It wasn't selling flowers or farm goods. It was a more curious sort of cargo: energy capacitors, strange crystalline material, and something green and jiggly. Since then, I?ve been dragged into it, deep into the thick of it. I paid a stranger more than I should ha..
Glass Road is a game that commemorates the 700-year-old tradition of glass-making in the Bavarian Forest. (Today the Glass Road is a route through the Bavarian Forest that takes visitors to many of the old glass houses and museums of that region.) You must skillfully manage your glass and brick prod..
Coal mining has now become an inherent and lucrative business for farmers in the Ruhr valley. Industrialization is slowly beginning in this region. The tunnels are dug deeper and longer, which is made possible by the use of iron. Water channels are implemented to help drain the pit water. A consider..
In Ride the Rails, you will invest in railroad companies, build railway track across America, and deliver passengers to as many cities as possible. Each of the 6 game rounds features 3 phases: Take a Share: each player must take any 1 locomotive from the available supply of Railroad companies as ..
Each of you has a small island paradise, where you make a living growing delicious fruit. Your goal is to gain the most points by fulfilling ships? orders and by adding businesses to your island. Clever planning is essential, as fulfilling orders frees valuable space, but you don?t want to let ..
Maracaibo, the new strategy game for 1-4 players by Alexander Pfister, is set in the Caribbean during the 17th century. The players try to increase their influence in three nations in four rounds with a play time of 40 minutes per player. The players sail on a round course through the Caribbean. ..
Legend has it that a long time ago, mankind was ignorant to the extent of not knowing how to count or tell the years apart. The ever-benevolent Jade Emperor wanted to help mankind out. From there, the idea of a twelve-year cycle and the naming of each year in the cycle after an animal was born. B..
Help nature reclaim what is hers by restoring a polluted valley to its pristine state. Place your animal dominoes along the course of a brook and replant the surrounding land to score points. But when is the best moment to plant each of your various plants? And where are the best spots to do so? The..
This expansion features a double-sided game board of France and Germany. In France, Paris has special connection rules for the railriad companies. Paris will also always have a passenger available for delivery! In Germany, mountain terrain makes it difficult for players to build railway across..
This game, named after the Swiss psychiatrist Herman Rorschach, uses some of his famous inkblot images (and many new ones) to put 2 teams to the test. The teams earn points by correctly guessing how their members paired randomly selected words with these inkblot images. Reading the other player..