Dragon Castle Board Game



The Dragon Castle board game master page. A complete guide. Review, how to play, editorial, useful links, similar games, FAQ, interesting facts and so much more. Dragon Castle is an abstract strategy game that takes classic Mahjong and adds in the mechanic of creating your own castle with the removed tiles.

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DRAGON CASTLE GAME INFO


RELEASE:2017
PLAYERS:2 – 4 Players
DURATION: 30 – 45 Minutes
AGE:8+
GENRE:Abstract Strategy
DESIGNER: Hjalmar Hach, Luca Ricci, Lorenzo Silva
ARTIST:Cinyee Chiu
PUBLISHER:Horrible Guild

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DRAGON CASTLE OVERVIEW


Dragon Castle is a game freely inspired by the traditional Chinese game Mahjong Solitaire. During your turn, you take a pair of identical tiles from the central “castle” (known as the Dragon Castle) and place them on your own realm board to build your own castle. From time to time, you may sacrifice these tiles to acquire shrines in their place.

Every time you create a set of tiles of the same kind, you “consolidate” them, i.e. flip them face down to score points. When you consolidate a set, you may also build shrines on top of the consolidated tiles: Shrines allow you to score more points, but they also limit your building options. You may also take advantage of the available spirit card and its game-changing powers…but this will come at a cost! Finally, don’t forget to check the dragon card in play, and to follow the building requirements to score bonus points.

When the Dragon Castle has been reduced to only one floor, the end of the game is triggered. After one final round, the player with the most points is the lord of the new Dragon Castle… and the winner of the game!

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DRAGON CASTLE REVIEW


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We have not reviewed this game yet but we can you that it is a great refreshing of the centuries-old Majong. This is a lightweight abstract strategy game that has plenty of depth and tons of replayability. Even if you are not a Majong fan, you will love what the drafting and pattern building does for the experience.

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DRAGON CASTLE HOW TO PLAY


You take a pair of identical tiles from the central “castle” (known as the Dragon Castle) and place them on your own realm board to build your own castle. From time to time, you may sacrifice these tiles to acquire shrines in their place. Every time you create a set of tiles of the same kind, you “consolidate” them, i.e. flip them face down to score points.

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DRAGON CASTLE SIMILAR GAMES


We thought about everything from gameplay to theme, intensity level to overall motivations, the quality and more to determine what are the five most similar board games to Dragon Castle. The quick recap of the list is below with the link to the descriptions and full article below it.

  1. Azul
  2. Realm of Sand
  3. Kingdomino
  4. The Isle of Cats
  5. Patchwork

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DRAGON CASTLE EDITORIAL


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