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Designer: Shem Phillips
Artist: Mihajlo Dimitrievski
Year Published: 2016
Number of Players: 1 - 4 players
Playing Time: 45 - 60 minutes
Recommended Ages: 12+
Categories: Exploration, Medieval, Nautical
Mechanics: Action Point Allowance System, Area Control / Area Influence, Modular Board, Pick-up and Deliver, Set Collection, Tile Placement, Variable Player Powers
Explorers of the North Sea is set in the latter years of the Viking Age. As ambitious sea captains, players seek out new lands to settle and control. They will need to transport their crew among the newly discovered islands to capture livestock, construct outposts and fulfill various other goals. So ready the longships, there are new horizons to explore!Gameplay OverviewEach player starts with 7 Vikings and a Longboat on a shared, central Island. From there players will place tiles and begin to venture out to the newly discovered Islands.Proceeding clockwise from the starting player, each player takes their turn in full. On their turn, players first place 1 of their 3 tiles, expanding the game board. They can then take up to 4 actions (any number of the following):1. Load Longship2. Unload Longship + Deliver Livestock3. Move Longship + Destroy an Enemy Ship4. Move Vikings + Raid a Settlement5. Transport Livestock6. Construct an Outpost (costs 2 actions)After taking their actions, players draw a new tile to their hand, ending their turn.End of the GameThe game ends immediately after the turn where the player holding the Winter Token has no more Tiles in hand. This should be exactly 48 turns (there are 48 Tiles). Victory Points are gained from:1. Delivered Livestock2. Constructed Outposts3. Destroyed Enemy Ships4. Raided Settlements5. Viking Deaths6. Controlled Islands7. Captain CardsThe player with the highest total is the winner!
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