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Saturday, January 7 • 11:30am - 4:30pm
Archipelago (2012) - Long Length Game Mode

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Playing a Long length mode of the amazing "Archipelago", along with the "War and Peace" Expansion. Aiming for 4 players to keep the game-time tight, estimating between 3.5-4.5 hours.

See these videos for more info to learn more about the game -
Review - https://youtu.be/KeHUkmd_T1s
Learn To Play - https://youtu.be/QHq46yHFJeA
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/105551/archipelago

In Archipelago, players are Renaissance European powers competing in the exploration of a Pacific or Caribbean archipelago. They will explore territories, harvest resources, use those resources in markets both internal (for their use and that of the natives) and foreign (to sell it in Europe), build markets, harbors, cities and temples, and negotiate among themselves (and maybe betray each other) – all this to complete their secret objectives. They will also need to guess the secret objective of the other players to be able to benefit from them.

But players also need to be careful of the natives; if they make them too unhappy or if too many of them are unoccupied, they could revolt and declare independence. Then everyone will lose!

According to the author, what he's tried to create is a "German" economic worker-placement game, but without the two things he dislikes in them: the superficial theme and the lack of interaction. Indeed this game includes a very present theme and a lot of negotiation and potential backstabbing.

Interested Players - If you are Interested in the game but cannot make it to this session, we will be playing the "Medium" mode of the game (Shorter Playtime) in another game on the calendar. Feel free to come by if interested in case we have no-show players.

Your presenter is Ben Hemry.
Suggested age range is Adult 17+.
Some experience helpful, but not necessary.
Maximum number of players is 3.

Session ID: F-Skyview-209

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Saturday January 7, 2023 11:30am - 4:30pm PST
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