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Cyclades

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$5.99

Designer
Artist
Publisher
Year Published
2009
# of Players
2 − 5
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 4, 5 players
Recommended with 2, 3, 4, 5 players
(236 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
13 and up
Playing Time
60 − 90 minutes
User Suggested Ages
10 and up
(45 voters) [poll]
Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
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Subdomain
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Family
Primary Name
Cyclades
Alternate Names
Cyklady
Kyklades
Κυκλάδες
Киклады
群島爭霸
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In this latest collaboration between Bruno Cathala and Ludovic Maublanc, players must buy the favor of the gods in their race to be the first player to build two cities in the Ancient Greek island group known as the Cyclades.

Victory requires respect for all the gods - players cannot afford to sacrifice to only one god, but must pay homage to each of five gods in turn. Each turn, the players bid for the favors of the gods, as only one player can have the favor of each god per turn - and each player is also limited to the favor of a single god per turn.

  • Ares allows the movement of player armies and the building of Fortresses.
  • Poseidon allows players to move their navies and build Ports.
  • Zeus allows his followers to hire priests and build temples.
  • Athena provides her worshipers with philosophers and universities.
  • Apollo increases the income of his worshipers.

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Microbadge

mb Cyclades fan - Cyclops
mb Cyclades fan - Philosopher
mb Cyclades fan
mb Cyclades fan
mb Cyclades fan - Troop
mb Cyclades fan - Fleet
mb Cyclades: Titans fan

Components:

  • 3-part game board (2 double sides game boards for 2,3,4 or 5 player set up)
  • 2 special dice
  • 98 gold pieces
  • 16 prosperity markers
  • 5 figurines: Kraken, Minotaur, Medusa, Polyphemus, Chiron
  • 17 Mythological Creature cards
  • 17 Philosopher cards
  • 18 Priest cards
  • 4 large God tiles
  • 40 buildings: 10 Ports, 10 Fortresses, 10 Temples, 10 Universities
  • 10 Metropolises
  • For each of the 5 game colors: 2 offering tokens, 8 Fleets, 3 territory tokens, 8 Troops, 1 screen

FAQ:

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/522878/cyclades-faq-reviewed-by-the-designer

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Brazilian First edition
Publisher: Galápagos Jogos
Artist: Miguel Coimbra
Year: 2015
Size: 15.50 x 11.00 x 3.00 inches
Portuguese
Release Date: Apr 16, 2015
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Publisher: Asmodee
Artist: Miguel Coimbra
Year: 2011
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Greek edition
Publisher: Kaissa Chess & Games
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Year: 2011
Size: 15.50 x 11.00 x 3.00 inches
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Matagot second multilingual edition
Publisher: Matagot
Artist: Miguel Coimbra
Year: 2011
Product Code: MAT-201
Size: 15.62 x 10.88 x 3.25 inches
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Polish Edition
Publisher: REBEL.pl
Artist: Miguel Coimbra
Year: 2010
Size: 15.56 x 10.88 x 3.13 inches
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2 Regex' horizontal tuckbox set for sleeved Cyclades cards
This is a box with a special horizontal design suitable for sleeved cards that would help you store your cards (standard Mayday thickness). The box also feature a nice graphics design and a content list, with useful cards frequencies. Make sure you do not print from the browser preview and you disable fit to page. Get more of my horizontal designs here: [geeklist=66710][/geeklist] [imageid=2461954][imageid=2461956]
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2015-03-24
5 Alternative Philosopher Cards with unique philosohers
Cyclades is a beautifully produced game, with wonderful components, unique in every way. A lot of effort has gone into the presentation of the game But in one way I think it is lacking. The philosopher cards are really boring, just being copies of a generic man pondering. I have therefore made a new set of cards, as I just could not bear to play without having unique cards for Plato, Aristotle and Socrates, and wish to share them with you copyright free. The philosophers all come from Raphael's painting "The School of Athens" in the Vatican. This means that they share a unique style and are copyright free. I hope that they enhance your enjoyment of the game. (You could even learn the names of some Greek philosophers when playing the game) They don't influence game play in any...
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2015-03-21
2 Cyclades_sheet_PL
Podsumowanie Rundy
Polish
2015-01-10
1 Cyclades Übersicht über alle Karten, Götter usw.
Übersicht über alle Karten und Plättchen aus dem Grundspiel und allen Erweiterungen (Titans, Hades, C3K und Promos).
German
2015-01-07
1 Cyclades Spielrunde für alle Erweiterungen
Hallo, ihr könnt hier eine kurze Zusammenfassung einer Spielrunde unter Berücksichtigung aller Erweiterungen runterladen. Bei Fehlern bitte ich um Kommentar. Viel Spass damit!
German
2014-12-31
1 Cyclades Anleitung für alle Erweiterungen
Hallo, in dieser Anleitung werden das Grundspiel und alle Erweiterungen berücksichtigt. Ich bitte um Kommentare falls Fehler gefunden werden. Ich werde diese dann ausbessern. Viel Spass beim Spielen!!!
German
2014-12-31
5 rules in Greek
summary of turns
Greek
2014-06-18
15 Common overlooked rules
This is a document I made for our group of common overlooked rules. Some are pulled from the official FAQ others the rules forums but all are verified accurate. Hope you find it to be of some use. Feel free to add your own rules to the document.
English
2014-03-30
7 Spielhilfe Cyclades inkl. FAQ und C3K-Erweiterung
Spielhilfe v2: -aktualisierte Texte die einige Unklarheiten beseitigen + Kreaurentexte + Kreatureneffekte immer sofort und einmalig + Gebäude dürfen nicht umsortiert werden + freie Götteraktionen müssen immer zuerst durchgeführt werden + Kreaturen mit Figur ausführlicher erklärt -Spielaufbau Übersicht inkl. dynamischer Spielaufbau aus Hades -C3K Agyptische Verstärkungen auf Spielaufbau ausgelagert, wodurch man nicht verwirrt wird, falls man nur das Cyclades Grundspiel besitzt. ----------------- Version 2 of german Cyclades player aid with updated and corrected texts, new pages for game setup and shifted C3K to game setup page.
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2013-10-08
12 Cyclades Tuck Boxes
This is a tuck box for all the pieces for the black player: Offering tokens, Fleets, Troops, and Territory tokens.
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2013-07-11
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Num Ratings: 8774
Average Rating: 7.53
Standard Deviation: 1.32
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Users Owning: 9135
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