Klicka för svenska      El Grande

Distributor: Användbart Litet Företag
Category: Strategy game
Players: 2-5 (best with 4-5)
Play time: 01:00-01:30
Ages: 12+
Content:     1  game board 
    1  castle 
    1  king 
    5  Grande in different colours 
155  Caballeros (31 in each colour) 
    1  black turn counter 
  65  power cards (13 in each colour) 
  45  action cards 
    9  region cards 
    5  compasses 
    2  point tiles 
    1  rules booklet 
    1  sheet with game overview and an example game
Game target: To collect most points during 9 turns (6 in the short version). The counting for points are done after turn 3, 6 and 9. You get points by having most (2nd and 3rd gets less points) caballeros in the castle and in respective region. Some other things gives bonus points, as the one with most caballeros in the king's region and in your home region.
Rules: Rules in Swedish 
Rules in English         (from Game Cabinet
Review på engelska   (from Game Cabinet)
Strategy: Try to spread out to many different regions in the beginning.
Comments: The rules are exemplary good with both a separate quick guide and an example game, which is recommended to follow when you read the rules for the first time. 
Year of publication is 1997. Invented by Wolfgang Kramer and Richard Ulrich. 
A good and ingenious game, which you have to play several time to get a feeling of the strategies.


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