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At the Golden City is another game from the pen of Michael Schacht, which is published by Cosmos Publishing. The game is starting with the play material through the beautiful illustrations up to the game concept with the title judge very well.
The goal of the game is unspectacular at first, because, as in very many games, it is set up trading houses to buy goods and thereby trade letters and thereby gain victory points.
We are located on an island which is divided into four regions. Each region is represented by another of landscape. So you can fight your way through the meadow, the forest, the mountains or the desert to the golden city in the center of the island. This can be achieved through different means. Each player starts his exploration tour in a port city, for which he receives at the beginning of the game were equal to the corresponding map, and three coins. The building of a trading house in a coastal region does a port map, while the interior two corresponding maps are needed to be let down to there. If these do not get, you can also replace the same with two other landscape maps any missing card.
Once you have populated a city with its own trading company, is pictured in the village you get the bonus. This bonus is an additional map, some change, a useful bonus cards or will be creamed off for the colonization of the golden city of necessary key or in the form of trade letters. In each village, only a trading house can be built, while to settle in the city of several players in one place may not.
At the end of each round, there is a championship. What now earns points, it is clear from a map which was uncovered at the beginning of the round. It is also revealed at the beginning of each round each player a Landschaftskartenpaar. In turn can now be bought by each player a pair of cards with the help of Biethand.
The game ends when all houses are fitted by a player or the last score card is revealed. Then comes the final scoring, where the business letters are converted to victory points, and added extra points for bonus cards. Read more »