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NMG60050EN

Azul: Summer Pavilion

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Reviewed by Rhys J., from United Kingdom
I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Better gameplay than original Azul with less good pieces.

I really enjoy the puzzle that Azul Summer Pavilion presents giving a lovely mix of slightly snarky player interaction couples with immensely satisfying points scoring when you manage to line things up well. The random element of drawing the tiles from the bag means you can't plan future turns with any great certainty and must be on your toes to adapt to the situation as it is presented to you. The game is easier to understand than original Azul too making it a brilliant game for all the family.

The tiles themselves are not as magical as Azul, only three out of the six colours are printed an the shapes seem to lead to them often being misaligned. A great shame as the original Azul tiles were delightful objects to handle.

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Reviewed by Danny M., from United States
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

A Fun Abstract game and great addition to the series

This is a great looking game and fun to play. However, it is ultimately a little less accessible than the original as there are a lot more rules and the scoring is more complex.

We still enjoy it though and has been a firm favourite in the Gweeples Gaming group since release.

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Reviewed by Kamila K., from United Kingdom
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Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

better than original Azul?

Very aesthetically pleasing, the tiles feel great, the game play is super easy to grasp. More puzzly and less cutthroat than original Azul.

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Reviewed by Ruyi D., from United Kingdom
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Even better than the original!

Even better than the original!

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OVERVIEW

At the turn of the 16th Century, King Manuel I commissioned Portugal's greatest artisans to construct grandiose buildings. After completing the Palaces of Evora and Sintra, the king sought to build a summer pavilion to honor the most famous members of the royal family. This construction was intended for the most talented artisans — whose skills meet the splendor that the royal family deserves. Sadly, King Manuel I died before construction ever began.

In Azul: Summer Pavilion, players return to Portugal to accomplish the task that never began. As a master artisan, you must use the finest materials to create the summer pavilion while carefully avoiding wasting supplies. Only the best will rise to the challenge to honor the Portuguese royal family.

Azul: Summer Pavilion lasts six rounds, and in each round players draft tiles, then place them on their individual player board to score points. Each of the six colors of tiles is wild during one of the rounds.

At the start of each round, draw tiles at random from the bag to refill each of the five, seven, or nine factories with four tiles each. Draw tiles as needed to refill the ten supply spaces on the central scoring board. Players then take turns drafting tiles. You can choose to take all of the tiles of a non-wild color on a factory and place them next to your board; if any wild tiles are on this factory, you must take one of them. Place all remaining tiles in the center of the table. Alternatively, you can take all tiles of a non-wild color from the center of play; you must also take one wild tile, if present.

After all tiles have been claimed, players then take turns placing tiles on their individual boards. Each board depicts seven stars that would be composed of six tiles; each space on a star shows a number from 1-6, and six of the stars are for tiles of a single color while the seventh will be composed of one tile of each color. To place a tile on the blue 5, for example, you must discard five blue or wild tiles from next to your player board (with at least one blue being required), placing one blue tile in the blue 5 space and the rest in the discard tower. You score 1 point for this tile and 1 point for each tile within this star connected to the newly placed tile.

If you completely surround a pillar, statue, or window on your game board with tiles, you get an immediate bonus, taking 1-3 tiles from the central supply spaces and placing them next to your board. At the end of the round, you can carry over at most four tiles to the next round; discard any others, losing 1 point for each such tile.

After six rounds, you score a bonus for each of the seven stars that you've filled completely. Additionally, you score a bonus for having covered all seven spaces of value 1, 2, 3 or 4. You lose 1 point for each remaining tile unused, then whoever has the most points wins.

 

 2-4 PLAYERS  |  30-45 MINS  |  AGES 10+

 

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average rating 4.5 out of 5
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Reviewed by Rhys J., from United Kingdom
I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Better gameplay than original Azul with less good pieces.

I really enjoy the puzzle that Azul Summer Pavilion presents giving a lovely mix of slightly snarky player interaction couples with immensely satisfying points scoring when you manage to line things up well. The random element of drawing the tiles from the bag means you can't plan future turns with any great certainty and must be on your toes to adapt to the situation as it is presented to you. The game is easier to understand than original Azul too making it a brilliant game for all the family.

The tiles themselves are not as magical as Azul, only three out of the six colours are printed an the shapes seem to lead to them often being misaligned. A great shame as the original Azul tiles were delightful objects to handle.

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Reviewed by Danny M., from United States
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

A Fun Abstract game and great addition to the series

This is a great looking game and fun to play. However, it is ultimately a little less accessible than the original as there are a lot more rules and the scoring is more complex.

We still enjoy it though and has been a firm favourite in the Gweeples Gaming group since release.

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Reviewed by Kamila K., from United Kingdom
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

better than original Azul?

Very aesthetically pleasing, the tiles feel great, the game play is super easy to grasp. More puzzly and less cutthroat than original Azul.

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Reviewed by Ruyi D., from United Kingdom
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Even better than the original!

Even better than the original!

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Postage is worked out by spend and delivery type. These options are listed below. There is also the option to collect your online order at our café, no delivery charge is made.  

Important note on shipping times: none of the below shipping times are guaranteed. From time to time unforeseen problems that are outside of our control can lead to postal delays. We do not accept responsibility for this these and will not refund shipping fees in these circumstance. If it is imperative that your order must reach reach you the next working day please contact us so that we can quote for a guaranteed next day postal service.

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