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PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:22 pm    Post subject: CASTELLAN - Cooperate to build, compete to control!



In Castellan, two players work together to build a castle. Finely-detailed wall and tower pieces link together to form courtyards, and the player who finishes a courtyard claims it with a Keep, scoring points for that courtyard equal to the number of tower pieces surrounding it.



Each player starts the game with two decks of cards: a wall deck and a tower deck. Each card allows a player to play the components shown on it, with the wall deck cards always depicting at least one wall (and some combination of walls/towers) and the tower deck cards always depicting at least one tower (and again some combination of walls/towers).



On a turn, a player can play as many cards as they want, but they draw only one card at the end of her turn. The goal is to create courtyards – and subdivide existing courtyards – while keeping your opponent from doing the same. Players have the same cards in their decks, so the challenge is all about what to use when. The game ends when all the castle pieces are used up, and the player with the most points wins.



Two different pairs of Keep colors are available in Castellan, so with two copies of the game – and the right combination of bits – up to four players can play.

Castellan includes 108 detailed castle pieces and 28 cards, and plays in less than an hour.

Also, here's a short video from Steve Jackson Games about it.
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So come on down and pick up this great game at 10% off retail!
Don't pay more.


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