Carpe Diem (new edition)



Rome, in the year 1 BC.

As influential patricians, you have set out to improve the neighborhoods of your city. Tall buildings and beautiful landscapes will ensure the prosperity of your own neighborhood.

Follow the motto "carpe diem" and thus sixteen the right moment to harvest and fish, then sell these goods at the market to earn as much gold as possible. Build homes for your servants: they will be more diligent and more productive.

And don't. don't forget your own villa! It will bring you a lot of prestige. Turn after turn, you will get different Building tiles and add them to your neighborhood to build more and more buildings and landscapes.  After each phase of the game, your achievements will be converted into victory points Finally, the player with the most victory points at the end of the game wins.

Follow the motto "Carpe Diem" and rediscover this incredible game by Stefan Feld reissued in the new ALÉA collection!


2-4 PLAYERS | 45-75 MINS | AGES 10+




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