Carthago: Merchants & Guilds [2017]

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Carthage, about 800 years BCE: Founded as a humble trading post by the Phoenicians, the city quickly grew to an important trade hub where precious goods from all across the ancient world arrived for market.

   2 – 4        12+    60-90  min

In Carthago: Merchants & Guilds, players represent merchants who attempt to increase their wealth and influence while improving their status within the merchant’s guild by loading wares, financing expeditions, and exerting influence in clever ways. This extraordinary card-driven tactical game demands that you make the right decisions at the right time!

A card driven tactical game for 2 – 4 players, age 12 and up from Bernd Eisenstein and Ralph Bienert. lllustrated by Christian Opperer and Odysseas Stamoglou. Duration 60 – 90 minutes.

The game components are language independent. German, English and French rules are included.

Carthago: Merchants & Guilds is the first cooperation between Irongames and Game’s Up.

» German rules (5,15 MB).
» English rules (4,7 MB).
» French rules (5,25 MB).
» Dutch rules (0,813 MB).
» Spanish rules (1,0 MB).

» Playthrough and teaching, Heavy Cardboard (E)
» Cliquenabend, Essen 2017 (D)
» Introduction by Ralph Bienert (E)
» Hunter&Cron, Berlin BrettspielCon 2017 (D)

» Boardgamegeek entry
»  Game’s Up Game publisher