Villagers - Kickstarter bundle incl. expansion pack
In Villagers you are the founder of a new village during the middle ages, in the years after a great plague. The loss of so many people has created big problems for the survivors. Many of the people the villagers used to depend on for essential things like food, shelter and clothes are gone. Craftsmen find themselves without suppliers of raw materials, traders have lost their customers, and many have lost their farms and workshops as they escaped the plague.
The roads are full of refugees seeking a new beginning. They come to you, hoping to settle down on your land and make a living. Your grain farm is the ideal starting point for a village, reliably providing food for many people. You must choose wisely who you allow to settle with you, as your food and resources are limited.
The people on the road have valuable and unique skills, but they all in turn rely on other people with very specific crafts to be able to work. Raw materials, tools and services must be provided by other people from the road.
If you manage to find people that can work together to make a profit, while increasing your food surplus and capacity for building new houses, your village will be prosperous.The game comes with a solo mode, where a lone village strives to prosper in spite of the dreaded Countess and her evil machinations.
This listing combines the base game with the Villagers Expansion Pack, which introduces four modular mini-expansions to Villagers, and adds an upgraded first player token. You can enhance your game with Saints, Scoundrels, Profiteers, and Developments!
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Player count: 1-5
Age suitability: 10+
Playing time: 30-60 minutes
Weight / Complexity Rating on Board Game Geek: 2.28 / 5Board Game Geek link:
Designer: Haakon Hoel Gaarder
Publisher: Sinister Fish GamesPublisher's website:
Please note: The base game comes with the Kickstarter exclusive card decks, but NOT the wooden coins.