Amun-Re (board game)
Game of the Year 2003: shortlist German Games Award 2003: 1st place Game of the Year 2003: Games Hit for experts International Gamers Award 2003: Nominated Dutch Games Award 2004: Nominated
Amun -Re is a board game designed by Reiner Knizia for three to five people. Released the game at Hans im Glück, an English version was published by Rio Grande Games and a Dutch as Amon -Ra at 999 games.
Amun -Re was awarded the German Games Award 2003, 2003 reached the shortlist of the Game of the Year and was honored in 2003 as " Games Hit for experts" at the Austrian game prize game of games.
Amun -Re takes place in ancient Egypt at the time of the Pharaohs. Players take on the role of rival dynasties. During the game, players try to use their influence to take possession of provinces to build there pyramids and enhance their reputation.
The game is divided into two halves of play: This game halves in turn consist of each 3 rounds 5 and 6 phases. At the end of each round, all players together sacrifice to the gods in order to vote this mild and prevent drought.
The second phase is the transition between old and new kingdom. In the course of changing dynasties losing their possessions. What remains is only the collected fame. However, this does not apply to the already built pyramids that stand as witnesses of a bygone time in the provinces still.
Everything under the motto: Just who the sun god Amun -Re on your side, will win the game.