Catan Histories, Rise of The Inkas
Long before the Inkan (aka "Incan") Empire rose to dominance in Peru, many advanced indigenous cultures developed and declined in the Andean regions of South America. The Wari constructed centers of urban commerce, complete with sophisticated trade routes between cities. The Tiwanaku developed advanced agrarian practices and were accomplished shepherds of alpacas and llamas. The Lambayeque were master craftsman well known for their intricate work with gold and silver. These and many other historic peoples led to the eventual rise of the Inkan Empire, which dominated the region for a hundred years.
- CATAN: Rise of the Inkas* confronts you with new strategic challenges as you develop your tribe. Development works in much the same as the core mechanics of Catan build roads and settlements, gain development cards to give you an advantage, and utilize the robber to hinder your opponents. However, eventually your early tribes reach their pinnacle and are supplanted.
As you play Rise of the Inkas, you must twice decline your early tribes to make way for a new tribe's era. You remove all your constructed roads from the board and cover your settlements in vines to denote that these may no longer be developed. But your game doesn't end there. When your tribe goes into decline, you place a new settlement on an available board space and continue the game using this new settlement.
- Age : 12+
- Playtime: 60 - 120 Minutes
- Players: 3-4