THE CONQUISTADORS: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas - 1518-1548
Your first task will be to seek out and discover the great Indian cities and empires of Central and South America as known in 1520 -- which may appear in their historical locations, or in quite different places.
Playable by one to five players, with an introductory Basic Game, a more involved Standard Game, and some optional rules. While the normal game system requires two or more players, solitaire play is enabled by a special solitaire module.
Complexity: Low to Medium 3/4/5 out of 10 (Basic/Standard/plus Optional Rules)
Solitaire Suitability: High (solitaire scenario), Low (other scenarios)
Time Scale: variable, one turn = 3 to 18 months
Map Scale: abstract, point-to-point area map covers Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru
Unit Scale: Individual leaders, 3 to 25 Spanish troops, up to several thousand Indian troops
Players: one or two
Playing Time: three hours (Basic Game), four to six hours (Standard Game)
Two Maps - each approximately 28 x 20 inches
Two Countersheets (5/8 size)
Deck of 130 Strategy/Conquistador Cards
Deck of 26 Asset Cards
Four Player Aid Cards
One Logsheet 8.5 x 11
Two 6-sided dice
NEW-pb, available late November 2020 ......$89.00 rct
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Updated as of 12/01/2022ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
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