Santa Maria Essentials:
- No. of players: 1 - 4
- Playing time: 45 - 90 minutes
- Age: 12 +
Santa Maria - Rules of Play says:
In Santa Maria, each player establishes and develops a colony. Expand your colony by placing Tetris-like pieces with buildings on your colony board. As the game progresses, you produce resources, form shipping routes, send out conquistadors, and improve your religious power to recruit monks. The player who has accumulated the most happiness after three rounds wins. The available specialists, end game bonuses and buildings vary from game to game, which makes for near endless replayability.