age of empires III [Updated April 2008]

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Debut Event



GM: Karsten Engelmann

A Euro Goes To War...

This boardgame version of the PC hit allows you to revisit the age of exploration and discovery. Take on the role of a colonial power seeking fame, glory and riches in the New World. As you proceed through three ages you can launch expeditions of discovery, colonize regions, expand your merchant fleet, build capital buildings, develop your economy, and even declare war.


  1. First turn order should be determined randomly.
  2. Discovery counters are not revealed to everyone; only the player launching the expedition may see it unless the expedition succeeds.
  3. The second through fifth players start with twice the extra money described under Initial Starting Order in the rules.
  4. Before play begins, players in each game should agree if the gold coins are worth "5" or "10" doubloon. If the players cannot agree, the coins will be worth 5.

ADVANCEMENT: 25 players will advance to the Semi-Final. If there are more than 25 winners or if alternates are required to fill out the field in the Semi-Final, the following tie-breakers will apply:

  1. Win in first Heat entered;
  2. Most Wins (e.g., total in all heats entered);
  3. Win in second Heat entered;
  4. Second-place finish in any heat, ranked by percentage of winners' score and then third-place finish in any heat, ranked by percentage of winner's score.
  5. Average finish in all heats entered (e.g., a 2nd and two 3rds = 2.67 and beats two 2nds and two 4ths = 3); and
  6. High dice roll

The winner of each Semi-Final game advances to the Final. No alternates advance.

 GM      Karsten Engelmann  [1st Year]   NA   NA

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