It is 13th century Italy. Trade is flourishing between the city-states and the Levant. Venice, Florence, and Genoa are all bursting with wealth. However, each city-state is also plagued with a weak national army, leaving them defenseless against invasion from their envious neighbors. Enter the Condottiere.
As veteran English soldiers returned from the Crusades, Italy found itself with an influx of desperate and capable men. These hired swords were contracted to fight for individual city-states by an agreement known as a condotta. The most elite of these men were the mercenary leaders known as the Condottiere.
The object of Condottiere is to acquire four connected provinces in renaissance Italy. To do this players auction off different provinces on the board and bid on these provinces with a hand of cards representing mercenaries, seasons, scarecrows, and political figures. However, unlike standard auctions in which only the highest bidder loses their bid, in Condottiere every player loses their bid. Players are, in effect, bidding the number of troops they are willing to lose in order to win a province. However, several special effect cards shake the contests up and keep the players guessing.
Mise à jour des règles de l'éveque, qui rendait la partie interminable dans la 1ere edition.
Imprimer et coller sur le livret de règle à côté de la carte "Eveque".
Nécessite un pion pour la faveur du pape.
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In this map you are limited to 3 Control Markers: abandon an existing state to capture a new one. Your remaining Control Markers are placed in the "Reserve". Only the indicated states increase your hand size while they're occupied.
Summary of the different cards in FRENCH for the 2nd Edition. Prints at 4 per page, cut and laminate, they fit in the box:
[ImageID=797598]J'ai rajoute le nombre de cartes de chaque (mercenaires aussi), et rappele que la plus part de cartes speciales agissent seulement sur les mercenaires. Thanks to Eric (lebigot) for his help in French!
Summary of the different cards in SPANISH for the 2nd Edition. Prints at 4 per page, cut and laminate, they fit in the box:
[ImageID=797598]He recordado cuantas cartas hay de cada (Mercenarios tambien) y que la mayoria de las cartas especiales afectan solo a los Mercenarios.