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The Great Zimbabwe 

$210.00 $179.90

The Great Zimbabwe is a game about building a trade based civilization in ancient Africa. It has been inspired by the old kingdoms surrounding the Great Zimbabwe, a world heritage site in southern Africa. Far into the previous century, colonial governments denied that a civilization that produced such impressive monuments and beautiful artwork could have been African in origin.

But of course, this civilization was African, and the country of Zimbabwe itself was proudly named after this impressive cultural heritage. As always in our games, we have used this history for inspiration; however, first and foremost we wanted to create a highly playable and replayable Splotter game, so in many cases we took liberties with historical names, periods and artwork.

Board Game Geek Rating: 7.7/10


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Inside the Box:

  •  1 game box
  • 1 rulebook
  • 5 player aids
  • 1 VP track
  • 11 map tiles, of which 1 start tile
  • 14 technology cards
  • 12 god cards
  • 5 specialist cards
  • 16 Resource tiles: 3 diamonds, 3 ivory, 4 clay and 6 wood 8 Water tiles
  • 42 Price markers in denominations of 1, 2 and 3 cattle
  • 6 Plaques: 1 god plaque and 5 empire plaques in player colours
  • 3 of each craftsman: ivory carver, throne maker, wood carver, sculptor, potter, vessel maker, diamond cutter
  • 60 cattle: 30 silver, 30 gold
  • 25 used markers (wooden cross)
  • 22 wooden discs in each player colour
  • 2 wooden cubes in each player colour
  • 18 wooden shields in each player colour

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