7 Wonders: Babel Expansion

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7 Wonders: Babel Expansion

Recommended for Ages 10 & up
2-7 Players
45 minutes playtime

7 Wonders: Babel includes two modules for use with the 7 Wonders base game and they can be used individually or together in any combination with other expansions.In one half of 7 Wonders: Babel players draft quarter-circle tiles at the start of the game prior to drafting anything else; each tile depicts a law that affects all players should it be put into play e.g. all single resource cards provide an infinite number of resources each turn or winners in military conflicts receive fewer points than normal.During the game players now have an additional option when discarding a card. Instead of gaining three coins they place one of these tiles in the next open space on a circular display; the law on this tile remains in effect until the end of the game or until its covered. Should a fifth tile be placed for example its placed on top of the first tile played. At the end of the game players receive points based on how many tiles they played.In the second half of 7 Wonders: Babel one of five law cards is randomly revealed at the start of each age and a number of tokens are placed on it based on the number of players. This card imposes a tax on players who want to play cards of a certain color. When a player pays this tax he takes one of the tokens from this law card. At the end of the age if all of the tokens have been removed then players receive a bonus which is depicted on the card for each token they have; if tokens remain on the card then each player without a token is penalized.Just as the cost of cards increases in each age the number of resources required to pay the tax also increases.

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Board Game Geek Category(s):
Card Game
City Building
Expansion for Base-game

Board Game Geek Mechanic(s):
Card Drafting
Set Collection
Simultaneous Action Selection
Variable Player Powers

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