- Sorry, this item is not available in
- Image not available
- To view this video download Flash Player
|Price:||$26.37 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details|
|You Save:||$15.62 (37%)|
The Castles of Burgundy is a detailed strategy game set in the Loire Valley of France during medieval times. Players assume the role of princes trying to build the greatest estates in the land by becoming more prosperous than their competitors. Over the course of five rounds, players collect points by trading, livestock farming, city building and scientific research. They must buy and sell goods or labor and use action tiles for building, shipping, mining, livestock and knowledge across two game boards. The game is designed for 2-4 board gamers ages 12 and up.
A detailed strategy game for dedicated gamers set in medieval France.
15th Century princes devote time and effort to strategically trading and building their prosperity and their estates.
A Complex Strategy Game that Challenges Players to Think Ahead and Plan Big
A game of both subtle and overt strategy, wit and patience, The Castles of Burgundy sparks the imagination with its various animals, land, building and ship tiles, as well as the give and take between the two game boards. Intricate play details promote cause and effect, attention to detail, mathematical calculations and patience. Since the game is played over five rounds, players must develop a strategy and keep the game's objectives clear in their minds over a lengthy time period. Players compete against one another, but also against themselves, as they test strategies that could help them amass their assets more quickly than their opponents.
Players Manage Assets and Sharpen Their Business Skills
The Castles of Burgundy is for players who prefer games of strategy to those of luck. This is a game with historical perspective with the inspiring theme of France during medieval times. Players must be alert and ready to think clearly across two game boards, intricate details and multiple areas at once.
What's In The Box?
164 six-sided tiles, 42 goods tiles, 20 Silverlings (game's currency), 30 worker tiles, 12 bonus tiles, 4 victory tiles, 8 playing pieces, 9 dice, 1 game board, 6 player boards, 1 set of instructions
15th century princes from the Loire Valley devote their efforts to strategic trading and building in order to bring their estates prosperity and prominence throughout Burgundy. Two dice set the action options, but the players always make the final choices. Trading, livestock farming, city building or scientific research many different paths lead to the prosperity and prominence of the players. The many ways to gain victory points in this building game require careful thought and extensive planning ahead. The different estates ensure that no two games are alike and that the game remains challenging for long time.
Would you like to give feedback on images?
Tremendously replayable whether two, or three, or four playing. Some of the iconography is initially confusing but that soon passes. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Oz
This takes a while to set up but the play is fascinating, combining some luck with ongoing strategy.Published 26 days ago by S. J. Roels
It's a great 2 player game. My wife and I enjoy playing Castles of Burgundy 1v1.
However, when we tried to play with 4 people, the game was simply too tedious. Read more
Castles of Burgundy is one of those games my friends DEMAND I bring over for game night - and I'm happy to play it every single time. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C
I would not say that this is a difficult game to learn, just takes a little more time for the reading required. Once when you do learn the game, it is very fun and challenging. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Valligirl
Might be my favorite two player game at the moment. at 25 turns each per game this game lasts just shy of two hours every single match. Great strategy game!Published 1 month ago by Richard Malarky
Played a late night 2 player game of this with my husband. Very nice strategy, although most consider this a medium weight game I would guess its closer to medium heavy for the two... Read morePublished 1 month ago by HeatherFeather