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City-Building Showdowns Coming Soon

City-Building Showdowns Coming Soon

Build cities that will be the envy of your friends with 10% off!

Have you got the itch to build skyscrapers that can pierce the clouds? Do you want to look at your friends across the table and steal that last bit of wood right out from under their noses? Then take a look at our selection of City-Building Showdowns all with 10% off when you pre-order with Rules of Play!

Protect your people from a second ice age in Frostpunk: The Board Game, live like Poldark in Tinner's Trail, work for the glory of the emperor in Magna Roma, see a classic island like you never have before in Catan 3D Edition and much more..


Frostpunk: The Board Game [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

1 - 4 players | 120 - 150 minutes | £90

In Frostpunk: The Board Game, up to four players will take on the role of leaders of a small colony of survivors in a post-apocalyptic world that was hit by a severe ice age. Their duty is to effectively manage both its infrastructure and citizens. The core gameplay will be brutal, challenging, and complex, but easy to learn. The citizens won’t just be speechless pieces on the board.


Frostpunk: The Board Game – Frostlander Exp. [ 10% pre-order discount ]

1 - 4 players | 120 - 150 minutes | £18

Frostlander Expansion contains a set of new game cards that increases replayability. It also adds a new (hardest) difficulty level to the game. Exclusive set of wooden pawns included in the expansion improves the aesthetics of the game.


Tabannusi: Builders of Ur [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

1 - 4 players | 60 - 120 minutes | £47.70

Set in ancient Mesopotamia, a cradle of civilization, at a time when the location of Ur was a coastal region, players work to build the Great City of Ur, expand its districts, and establish themselves as powerful builders. Tabannusi: Builders of Ur features a stunning board showing the city of Ur divided into 5 regions, each tied to a specific color die. There are 3 building districts, 1 temple district, and 1 port district.

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Catan: 3D Edition [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

3 - 4 players | 45 minutes | £270

CATAN® comes alive as you collect resources, trade them with your fellow Catanians, and build your way to victory! But beware the robber who waits in the wings to cut off your resource supply. This long-awaited CATAN® 3D Edition is based on terrain tiles hand-sculpted by Klaus Teuber himself. All of the terrain is hand-painted for stunning color. The intricately-designed player pieces are antiqued for a look that's full of history and character.

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Tinners' Trail [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

1 - 5 players | 60 - 90 minutes | £36

In Tinners' Trail, set in 19th century Cornwall, you represent a mining conglomerate at the height of the tin and copper mining industry. You must buy plots of land across Cornwall in auctions and survey them for tin and copper, always managing your "work points" and money effectively. The game includes two expansions, with the arsenic expansion introducing a new resource and the emigration expansion seeing miners travel overseas.


Zapotec [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

1 - 4 players | 60 - 75 minutes | £38.70

The Zapotec were a pre-Columbian civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca in Mesoamerica. Archaeological evidence reveal their culture going back at least 2,500 years. In a game of Zapotec, you build temples, cornfields and villages in the three valleys surrounding the capital to generate resources needed for building pyramids, making sacrifices to the gods, and performing rituals.

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Carcassonne: 20th Anniversary Edition [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

2 - 5 players | 30 - 45 minutes | £45

Carcassonne: 20th Anniversary Edition is a special edition of Carcassonne to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Spiel des Jahres win in 2001. This edition includes the tiles from the Carcassonne base game, "The River" mini-expansion (with five new river tiles), "The Abbot" mini-expansion, and a new 15-tile "anniversary" mini-expansion. All tiles are adorned with UV-print, with many detailed easter eggs being hidden in the art. Costume stickers are included in case you wish to "dress" your meeples.


Streets [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

1 - 5 players | 30 - 60 minutes | £31.50

Players are investors creating attractive new streets in the growing city, investing in new businesses and homes. Some streets will become hotspots for hipsters, others will be dominated by tourists or families with children. Others still will become designated shopping areas. Where will your Microbrewery profit the most? What is the best location for a Toy Store? What kind of environments are the other investors creating, and can you exploit their work for your own gain?

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Mass Transit [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

1 - 6 players | 15 - 20 minutes | £13.50

Mass Transit is a clever, fast-playing, cooperative, limited communication game for 1-6 players featuring dual-use cards.uild roads, rails, and canals - and get the buses, trains, and boats moving! If you can work around the red tape, build like a team, and get those people home, you will have mastered mass transit!

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Magna Roma Deluxe [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

1 - 4 players | 30 - 45 minutes | £71.10

You are summoned by the Roman emperor to hear about his great plans for expansion. He wants you to found the next great Roman city and bring glory to the Roman Empire! Everything from the Standard Game, plus 12 beautiful deluxe monument miniatures!

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Magna Roma [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

1 - 4 players | 30 - 45 minutes | £53.10

Carefully plan your city and efficiently connect neighborhoods to gain valuable resources! Spend coins and employ population to build magnificent monuments! Use legions to conquer distant lands for the Emperor! Produce valuable luxuries to use for scoring points! Gain the Will of the Gods and use it to empower your city! Glory is within your grasp!

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Magna Roma: Dominus [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

2 - 4 players | 30 - 90 minutes | £31.50

In Dominus, players will be fighting for control of the Europe and North African territories. To do this, players will be able to either use the military symbols combination or the prestige symbol combination. Players will do this until the end of the game, and the player with the majority of armies in a territory, will win the first place in that territory and score most for whatever the condition is in that territory.

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City Builder - Ancient World [ 10% Pre-order discount ]

1 - 4 players | 30 - 60 minutes | £45

City Builder: Ancient World is a tile-laying game for 1-4 players, which can be played competitively, cooperatively or solo. Players are magistrates sent to a newly conquered province to build cities and help spread Roman influence in the area. By employing clever planning, they must grow their cities to meet the demands of incoming settlers, as well as build imposing Monuments to please their emperor.

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