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Shipwrights of the North Sea

Shipwrights of the North Sea

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  • Description

    Shipwrights of the North Sea is set in the early years of the Viking Age, circa 900 AD. As Viking shipwrights, players compete to build the greatest fleet on the North Sea. Players must collect oak, wool and iron, as well as getting other craftsmen on board to help. Gold is a precious commodity, and must be spent wisely. As you would expect, the township is filled with an array of characters, bad and worse. Better hope they're on your side!

    Aim of the Game


    The aim of Shipwrights of the North Sea is to be the player with the most Victory Points at the game’s end. Points are gained by constructing various Ships and Buildings. The game ends after the round where 1 or more players constructs their 4th ship.


    Gameplay Overview


    The game is played over a series of days (rounds). Each day follows the same pattern:

    Morning Phase - Planning (Each player receives 3 cards)
    Afternoon Phase - Working (Players take actions and play or discard their 3 cards)
    Evening Phase - Resting (Players receive Gold and Workers for the next day)


    Printed Components


    128 Cards - Featuring 46 unique and stunning illustrations
    5 Beautifully Illustrated Player Boards
    5 Player Reference Boards
    1 Illustrated Rulebook
    1 Pioneer Token
    5 VP Markers


    Wooden Components


    5 Gold Ships
    25 Oak
    25 Wool
    25 Iron
    50 Workers

  • Details
    Ages: 10 and up
    BGID: 75547
    Designer: Shem Phillips
    Players: 2 - 5
    Publisher: Garphill Games
    Time: 60 minutes
    Year: 2014