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This one is dedicated to the wonderful world of 7 Wonders from Repos Production.
Leads the great cities of antiquity. Develop your city to increase the glory of your civilization.
In the world of 7 Wonders is all about building wonders of the world. In several ages (rounds), each of you develops his civilization and promotes military, science, culture and trade in his city. Who will succeed in building a wonder of the world that will last for millennia?
Which 7 Wonders is right for you?
7 Wonders – Perfect for impatient strategists
Are you into more complex strategy games, but don’t like it when moves drag on? Then 7 Wonders the Kennerspiel des Jahres 2011, is just right for you. In just 30 minutes, each of you will build an ancient city. Because everyone plays at the same time, there’s no waiting – whether you’re playing with three or seven players. Nothing stands in the way of a successful game night among friends! With nearly 2 million copies sold worldwide and more than 30 international awards, 7 Wonders is the most awarded game in the world.
3-7 players, 30+ minutes, ages 10+
7 Wonders Architects – Perfect for getting started
7 Wonders Architects is the perfect spin-off for families: due to its simple rules and short game duration of only 25 minutes, it is super suitable for board game beginners. Thanks to the sorting trays included in the box, all the elements are clearly arranged and you can set up the game in no time. In addition, children as young as eight can take on the role of master builders here. You are a couple more players? No problem: like the classic 7 Wonders Architects can be played with up to seven people.
2-7 players, 25+ minutes, ages 8+.
7 Wonders: Edifice – Ideal as a first expansion
7 Wonders – Edifice is the perfect entry-level expansion, as it adds exciting new elements to the basic game and creates new possibilities for interaction, while changing the rules only slightly. The duration of the game is also not extended. “Edifice” means construction or building, and that’s exactly the central element of the expansion: for the first time, you’ll be able to participate in joint construction projects that will bring you special benefits when completed. Besides, this expansion contains two new wonders of the world: Ur and Carthage.
7 Wonders: Armada – Ideal for experienced sailors
Set sail and conquer the oceans! In addition to an all-new world wonder and a team variant, this ambitious expansion introduces two new types of cards: Armada and Island cards. Navigators, explorers, shipyard owners and pirates enrich your games with exciting new strategies. This game significantly increases the interaction between players by introducing open sea conflicts and taxes that are not limited to neighboring cities.
7 Wonders: Cities – Ideal for those who like to operate in secret
Away from the splendor of the palaces, gold changes hands in the dark alleys of the cities. Information is shared, alliances are forged and secrets are revealed. In addition to two all-new world wonders and a team variant, this game introduces a new card type: city cards. Mercenaries, thieves, spies and diplomats offer you new strategic possibilities and add even more depth to the competition for the wonders of the world.
7 Wonders: Leaders – Ideal for born leaders
Put famous people at the head of your civilizations! In addition to two completely new wonders of the world, the expansion introduces a new type of card: leader cards. Queens, astronomers, philosophers and generals will influence the development of your cities – each in their own way. This expansion changes the course of a game, but the victory conditions remain the same as in the basic game. If you choose your leaders wisely, they will accomplish great things. But if you turn your back on them, they will lead your rivals’ cities!
7 Wonders Duel – Perfect for two
If there are only two of you, but you don’t want to miss out on the strategic depth, then grab this game! The 2-player variant is also about outdoing the competition across three eras and building the most impressive civilization in history. The game adopts the basic gameplay mechanics of its big brother, but also offers new challenges, as it is specifically designed as a confrontational 2-person game. The card set and order vary per game, making it a longtime favorite.
2 players, 30+ minutes, ages 10+
7 Wonders Duel: Pantheon – Perfect for those who crave divine assistance.
Gain the favor of the gods or feel their wrath! The expansion adds the touch of the divine to the 2-player game. You can now invoke up to five different gods of antiquity and use them as protectors of your cities. Each deity brings different advantages, such as fabulous wealth, military strength, or even the possibility of thwarting the plans of the opponent. In addition to the new Grand Temples that replace the Guilds in the Third Age, two new World Wonders also come into play, offering entirely new paths to victory by invoking the gods.
7 Wonders Duel: Agora – Perfect for Politicians
Venture into the political arena! With the expansion, senators enter the game and exert their influence in the Senate chambers. You must try to gain control of these chambers to benefit from decrees. Or you can rely on conspirators who are out to manipulate the political situation in their own favor. In addition, this expansion also introduces a new victory condition: political superiority.