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In this latest collaboration between Bruno Cathala and Ludovic Maublanc, players must buy the favor of the gods in their race to be the first player to build two cities in the Ancient Greek island group known as the Cyclades.
Victory requires respect for all the gods - players cannot afford to sacrifice to only one god, but must pay homage to each of five gods in turn. Each turn, the players bid for the favors of the gods, as only one player can have the favor of each god per turn - and each player is also limited to the favor of a single god per turn.
- Ares allows the movement of player armies and the building of Fortresses.
- Poseidon allows players to move their navies and build Ports.
- Zeus allows his followers to hire priests and build temples.
- Athena provides her worshipers with philosophers and universities.
- Apollo increases the income of his worshipers.
- 2011 Polish Game of the Year 2011 (nomination)
- 2010 JoTa - Heavy-Game Winner (Audience)
- 2010 JoTa - Graphics and Presentation Winner (Audience)
- 3-part game board
- 2 special dice
- 98 gold pieces
- 16 prosperity markers
- 5 figurines: Kraken, Minotaur, Medusa, Polyphemus, Chiron
- 17 Mythological Creature cards
- 17 Philosopher cards
- 18 Priest cards
- 4 large God tiles
- 40 buildings: 10 Ports, 10 Fortresses, 10 Temples, 10 Universities
- 10 Metropolises
- For each of the 5 game colors: 2 offering tokens, 8 Fleets, 3 territory tokens, 8 Troops, 1 screen
Category: Ancient, City Building, Civilization, Fighting, Miniatures, Mythology,
Time: 90 minutes
Designer: Bruno Cathala, Ludovic Maublanc
Artist: Miguel Coimbra
Family: Country: Greece, Cyclades
Mechanics: Area Control / Area Influence, Auction/Bidding, Card Drafting, Dice Rolling
Ages: 13 and up
Publisher: Asmodee, Asterion Press, Kaissa Chess & Games, Matagot, REBEL.pl, ???????? ????,