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TERRA MYSTICA GAME INFO
|PLAYERS:||2 – 5 Players|
|DURATION:||60 – 150 Minutes|
|GENRE:||Area Control & Development|
|DESIGNER:||Jens Drögemüller, Helge Ostertag|
TERRA MYSTICA PHOTO GALLERY
TERRA MYSTICA OVERVIEW
Terra Mystica is a strategy game with a simple game principle and very little luck involved: You govern one of 14 factions trying to transform the landscape on the game board in your favor in order to build your structures. On the one hand, proximity to other players limits your options for further expansion, on the other hand though, it provides some benefits during the game This conflict is the source of Terra Mystica’s appeal.
Structures may be upgraded to provide even more resources, like workers, priests, money, and power . Build temples to gain more influence in the four cults of fire, earth, water, and air . Build your stronghold to activate your group’s special ability. Expand and build new dwellings to have a lot of workers at hand. Or make sure to have a constant flow of money by building trading houses.
The 14 artfully designed factions, each having unique special abilities, as well as the exchangeable bonus cards allow for a large number of possible game plays that constantly keep this game entertaining!
TERRA MYSTICA REVIEW
We have not reviewed this one yet but we can tell you that it is an iconic title with very passionate followers and still holds up today. It revolutionized aspects of engine building that were profound at the time and are still imitated today. Playing as factions vying to build up your lands to vie for the most influence has never been so fun. It is one of those titles you really need to try for cultural reasons if nothing else.
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TERRA MYSTICA HOW TO PLAY
Each player governs one of 14 different peoples in seven landscape groups. With subtlety and craft, the player must attempt to rule as great an area as possible and to develop that group’s skills. There are also four religious cults in which you can progress. To do all that, each group has special skills and abilities. Taking turns, the players execute their actions on the resources they have at their disposal.
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TERRA MYSTICA 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 Terra Mystica. The quick recap of the list is below with the link to the descriptions and full article below it.
- Gaia Project
- Hansa Teutonica
- Gold West
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TERRA MYSTICA USEFUL LINKS
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TERRA MYSTICA FAQ
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