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Citadels Quick Info


Thief? King? Warlord? Draft the best temporary roles in this kingdom building game.

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The kingdom is in need of a new Master Builder, and you are among those vying for the coveted post. To be selected, you must impress the monarchy by constructing the most majestic medieval metropolis. Building your city will require the help of a diverse cast of characters. Will you hire the elusive Thief to pick one of your rival's pockets, or will you commission the Architect to quickly build several districts? Only the best city will earn its steward the title of Master Builder.

In Citadels, players use the local citizens to acquire gold and build districts to complete their medieval city. At the end of the game, the player with the most impressive city wins!

--description from the publisher


Time to play: # of players: Recommended Age:
clock indicating 30 minutes 2 to 8 players recommended Recommended for ages 10 and up
20 to 60 minutes  2 to 8 10+
Complexity: Player Dynamic: Skill:
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2.05 / 5 Light competition Strategy, World Building, Creativity


Citadels Additional Resources

Suggested Use:

Community Building

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Please refer to the books and articles listed on the Board Game: Home page for general readings regarding board game play and psychology.

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