Spice Road is the first in a promised trilogy of Century board games that can eventually be combined together for a bigger, badder experience. This teaser will give you a taste of the game, but if you want to know more, check out my How to Play Century: Spice Road video.
Hi! It’s Ryan from Nights Around a Table, and this is Century: Spice Road, a casual, deck-building card game for 2-5 players. Here’s the deal. The game centers around these four spices, each one more valuable than the next. You and your friends play spice traders. Your goal is to collect the spices, and use them to buy these point cards. Everyone starts with a number of spices depending on turn order. Each player gets a starting hand consisting of these two merchant cards. Six more merchant cards are dealt out to the table. On your turn, you have to perform one of these actions: Buy a point card, play a merchant card from your hand, take a merchant card from the table, or rest. When any player buys a fifth point card, you finish out the round, and then count up the points to see who’s won. Well, does it sound interesting? If you want to learn more about the rules of the game, click the link at the end of this video or in the description below to watch my complete How to Play video, which includes the overview segment you just watched. And if you like what i’m doing, click the badge to subscribe, and the bell to get notifications. And now, we dance!
Get Your Own Copy of Century: Spice Road
Century: Spice Road is a simple game that’s entirely appropriate to whip out at a family gathering – more so, say, than Die Macher. Depending on your family. If you’d like to add it to your board game collection, use the Amazon link below, and i’ll receive a small commission.