As a wealthy Renaissance merchant, acquire mines and transportation, hire artisans and woo the nobility. Create the most fantastic jewellery to become the best known merchant of them all.
Acquire precious stones to trade them for development cards. Use development cards to acquire more gem stones. Use your gem and gold to create the most fantastic jewellery and appeal to the nobles to gain the prestige you need to win.
Splendor’s elegantly simple gameplay is supported by plentiful historic detail and beautiful components.
Players begin the game by collecting gem tokens. If you manage to produce just the right jewels, a noble patron, perhaps even King Henry VIII or Queen Isabella of Spain, will take you under their wing.
With simple rules and streamlined set collection mechanics, Splendor is an excellent game for younger or less experienced gamers. It is easy to learn, but offers a challenging puzzle every time.
Players: 2 – 4
Time to play: 30 minutes