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Tikal
  by Michael KieslingWolfgang Kramer
  from Rio Grande Games

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Playing time: 75 minutes

Players: 2-4

Ages 10 and up.

Approx. weight: 4 lbs




This is the most important and largest of all Mayan sites. It is located in the midst of an impenetrable jungle in northern Guatemala. The Mayans lived in Tikal from 600 BC to 900 AD, but little is known of the civilization that thrived there for 1500 years. As of this writing only a small fraction of the site has been excavated and investigated. Up to 4 expeditions plan to further explore the site to excavate and recover other temples and treasures. Each player is the director of an expedition intent on exploring Tikal in search of the secret paths that lead to the temples and precious treasures that have remained hidden for over 1000 years. A player receives points during four scoring rounds for each recovered treasure and for each temple that he controls. But both temples and treasures can change hands. The expedition that earns the most points exploring Tikal wins the game.

This game won the Spiel des Jahres (German Game of the Year) in 1999.

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