7 Wonders (2010)

Average Rating: 7.88/10
Board Game Rank: 19
Strategy Game Rank: 16
Family Game Rank: 1
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2010
# of Players
2 − 7
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 4 players
Recommended with 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
10 and up
Playing Time
30 minutes
User Suggested Ages
10 and up
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Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
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Primary Name
7 Wonders
Alternate Names
7 csoda
7 Cudów Świata
7 divů světa
7 чудес
Τα 7 θαύματα του κόσμου
七大奇蹟
世界の七不思議
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You are the leader of one of the 7 great cities of the Ancient World. Gather resources, develop commercial routes, and affirm your military supremacy. Build your city and erect an architectural wonder which will transcend future times.

7 Wonders lasts three ages. In each age, players receive seven cards from a particular deck, choose one of those cards, then pass the remainder to an adjacent player. Players reveal their cards simultaneously, paying resources if needed or collecting resources or interacting with other players in various ways. (Players have individual boards with special powers on which to organize their cards, and the boards are double-sided). Each player then chooses another card from the deck they were passed, and the process repeats until players have six cards in play from that age. After three ages, the game ends.

In essence, 7 Wonders is a card development game. Some cards have immediate effects, while others provide bonuses or upgrades later in the game. Some cards provide discounts on future purchases. Some provide military strength to overpower your neighbors and others give nothing but victory points. Each card is played immediately after being drafted, so you'll know which cards your neighbor is receiving and how his choices might affect what you've already built up. Cards are passed left-right-left over the three ages, so you need to keep an eye on the neighbors in both directions.

Though the box of earlier editions is listed as being for 3–7 players, there is an official 2-player variant included in the instructions.

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Awards

  • 2012 MinD-Spielepreis, Winner (Germany)
  • 2011 Kennerspiel des Jahres, Winner (Germany)
  • 2011 J.U.G. (Portugal), Finalist, 2nd place
  • 2011 Gouden Ludo (Flanders/Belgium), Winner
  • 2011 BoardGamer.ru (Russia) Game of the Year
  • 2011 BoardGamer.ru (Russia) Best Card Game
  • 2011 International Gamers Awards, GENERAL STRATEGY - MULTI-PLAYER CATEGORY, Winner
  • 2011 Deutscher Spiele Preis, Winner
  • 2011 Vuoden aikuistenpeli (Finland)
  • 2011 Finalista JdA (Game of the Year award in Spain - Finalist) (Spain)
  • 2011 Polish Game of the Year 2011 (nomination)
  • 2011 Swiss Gamers Award
  • 2011 Guldbrikken Årets voksenspil (Adult game of the year), Denmark, Winner
  • 2010 WanZhuoYou.com, Chinese Market Potential Hit Award
  • 2011 Pfefferkuchel 2011
  • 2010 Dice Tower Game of the Year
  • 2010 Dice Tower Best Artwork
  • 2010 Meeples Choice Awards
  • Reader's Choice Awards
  • Spiele Hit - mit freuden (Austria)
  • Ludo Ergo Sum (Spain)
  • Lys Passioné (Québec)
  • Joker 2011 (Belgium)

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Contents:

  • 7 Wonder Boards
  • 7 Wonder Cards
  • 49 Age I Cards
  • 49 Age II Cards
  • 50 Age III Cards
  • 46 Conflict Tokens
  • 1 Score Booklet
  • 1 Rulebook
  • 2 <<2 Player>> Cards

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Questions & answers with the designer Antoine Bauza:

Q) If in a given turn a player builds the Vineyard/Bazar, and at the same turn one of his neighbors builds a brown/gray structure due to the special effect of The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus (take a card from the discard pile and build it for free), he will get the 1/2 coins for the Vineyard/Bazar just built?

Antoine Bauza: Yes.

Q) If in a given turn a player builds the Vineyard/Bazar due to the special effect of The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus (take a card from the discard pile and build it for free), and at the same turn one or both of his neighbors builds a brown/gray structure, he will get the 1/2 coins for the Vineyard/Bazar just built?

Antoine Bauza: Yes.

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7 Wonders
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Galapagos Jogos Brazilian edition
Publisher: Galápagos Jogos
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Year: 2014
Size: Medium Square (e.g. Ticket to Ride)
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Release Date: May 2014
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Repos English fourth edition
Publisher: Repos Production
Artist: Miguel Coimbra
Year: 2014
Product Code: SEV-EN01
Size: Medium Square (e.g. Ticket to Ride)
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Repos EN/NL/SP edition 2014
Publisher: Repos Production
Artist: Miguel Coimbra
Year: 2014
Product Code: SEV-MU07
Size: Medium Square (e.g. Ticket to Ride)
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Kaissa Greek second edition
Publisher: Kaissa Chess & Games
Artist: Miguel Coimbra
Year: 2013
Product Code: KA111243
Size: Medium Square (e.g. Ticket to Ride)
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七大奇蹟
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Repos Chinese edition 2013
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Year: 2013
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3 7 Wonders - Übersicht Leaders & Cities, Gilden, Weltwunder, Aufbau & Ablauf
Eine Übersicht über alle Anführer (inkl. aller Promos), den Sonderkarten aus Cities, aller Gilden und Weltwunder (inkl. Promos) und eine Kurzübersicht über Aufbau und Ablauf.
German
2015-07-20
4 Quick Rules: 7 Wonders + Expansions
This is a 7-page Quick Rules PDF for 7 Wonders. It also includes quick rules for Leaders, Cities, and the Babel expansions. It is not meant to replace the rulebooks but to supplement them and bring clarification when needed. Thanks!
English
2015-07-16
5 Übersichten für 7 Wonders
Ich habe hier die wichtigsten Informationen für eine Partie 7 Wonders zusammengefasst.
German
2015-07-13
3 7 Wonders - 1 page Rules Reference
This is a 1-page player aid/rules reference for the base game of 7 Wonders.
English
2015-04-20
5 7 Wonders (+Leaders + Cities) Foamboard-Insert
Mein Entwurf für ein Foamboard-Insert zu 7 Wonders sowie der Leaders- und Cities-Erweiterungen. My design of an foamboard insert for 7 Wonders as well as its Leaders and Cities expansions.
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2015-04-07
8 Wielka Karta Pomocy - 7 Cudów Świata
Karta pomocy zawiera polskojęzyczne wyjaśnienie symboli widniejących na kartach oraz planszach Cudów Świata. Oprócz podstawowej gry, wyjaśnione są również elementy z dodatków: Liderzy, Miasta, Wonder Pack, Catan oraz Liderów Promo. *Plik jest dostosowany do wydruku w wielkości 28cm x 28cm. Nota na temat praw autorskich: Oryginalny dokument (layout, formatting, walory wizualne): regulus Polskie tłumaczenie: b3r53rk3r *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*- This Player Aid contains polish overview of all symbols in the game (including Leaders, Cities, Wonder Pack, Catan and some Leader Promos). Info about copyrights: Original Document (layout, formatting, all visual assets): regulus Polish Translation: b3r53rk3r
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2015-03-09
5 Paper card box
Paper card box, 7x10,5 cm, english-russian, pdf file, v. 1.0. [url=https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/187003/]Full list[/url] of boxes.
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2015-02-15
4 7 csoda - Promók
Eddig megjelent promó lapok játékszabályai egyben. Manneken Pis nincs benne, mert az a Wonder Packban szerepel.
Hungarian
2015-01-30
49 7 Wonders Full Player Aid (including Leaders, cities, Wonder Pack and the promos)
This Player Aid features a clean, hopefully very clear overview of all the game symbols, ordered by age and class. It includes the Leaders, Cities and Wonder Pack expansions, as well as the Catan and Leaders goodies (Esteban, Louie, Stevie)). By the way: two versions of the Manneken Pis wonder exist, I explain both. Hence the beer. Format: 28x28cm (the original booklet format). I recommend printing it on large scale paper and then laminate it. That's what I've done ;) There a version with the cutout strips if you want to cut it all the way nicely to the edges. All comments or corrections welcome! [update v1.1 : updates grammar mistakes]
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2015-01-25
14 7 Wonders Non-Basic Symbol Reference
V1. Has all non-basic symbols from Base, Leaders, Cities, Wonder Pack and Promos. Babel has it's own sheet, so not included. Lists them by card/wonder name and is colour coded. Sized to fit in Base box. Does not include symbols for Coins, Resources, Science, Shields and Victory Points as they should be known after rules explanation. Thanks to pdahl's reference sheet for some of the symbols. Rule/effect wording is my summary, so please let me know any corrections or suggestions, thanks.
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2015-01-11
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