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Tzolk’in: The Mayan Calendar

$99.90 $89.90

Tzolkin: The Mayan Calendar presents a new game mechanism: dynamic worker placement. Players representing different Mayan tribes place their workers on giant connected gears, and as the gears rotate they take the workers to different action spots.

During a turn, players can either (a) place one or more workers on the lowest visible spot of the gears or (b) pick up one or more workers. When placing workers, they must pay corn, which is used as a currency in the game.

When they pick up a worker, they perform certain actions depending on the position of the worker. Actions located “later” on the gears are more valuable, so it’s wise to let the time work for you – but players cannot skip their turn; if they have all their workers on the gears, they have to pick some up.


  • 2012 Meeples’ Choice Nominee
  • 2012 Meeples’ Choice Winner
  • 2012 Swiss Gamers Award Winner
  • 2013 Golden Geek Best Board Game Artwork/Presentation Nominee
  • 2013 Golden Geek Best Innovative Board Game Nominee
  • 2013 Gouden Ludo Nominee
  • 2013 Gra Roku Advanced Game of the Year Nominee

Board Game Geek Rating: 8.0/10


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Inside the Box:

  • Game board comprising 6 interlocking pieces (4 pieces in the first edition)
  • 6 Gears of various sizes
  • 6 Fasteners
  • 1 Sheet of stickers
  • 24 Workers (6 each in 4 player colors: red, yellow, green, blue)
  • 28 Round markers (7 each in 4 player colors)
  • 4 Scoring counters (1 each in 4 player colors)
  • 65 Wooden cubes representing resources (wood, stone and gold)
  • 13 Crystal skulls made of plastic
  • 65 Corn tokens of values 1 or 5
  • 28 Harvest tiles (16 corn and 12 wood)
  • 21 Starting wealth tiles
  • 13 Monuments
  • 32 Buildings divided into 2 ages
  • 4 Two-sided player boards (1 each in 4 colors)
  • 1 Starting player marker
  • 1 Rulebook

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