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Ur, 1830 BC

Year:Essen 2001Picture of 'Ur, 1830 BC'
Designer:Joris Wiersinga
Jeroen Doumen
Publisher name:Splotter Spellen
Price:DM 75
Type:Board
No. of players:3-6
Age:14 years and up
Duration:3 to 4 hours
English reviews:EFUN, WestparkGamers
Online shop:EFUN (EN)
Comment:Limited edition: 1500.
The picture shows a prototype.
Press info:Each player controls a dynasty and tries to carve out
an empire for himself. Most land, however, is worthless. The trick
is to buy the right land AND control the irrigation systems that
will water it! which involves some pretty tricky strategic insight!
Contents:Game board
Non-permanent marker
Water (24 blue discs)
4 land price markers (yellow squares with mountains, trees, grass, and sand)
Ownership markers for 6 players (larger squares)
38 cards with waterworks and diggers
Sequence markers (hourglasses) and waterworks in the six colours of the states: Akkad (grey), Babylon (blue), Elam (green), Persia (black), Sumer (yellow) and Urartu (red)
6 treasury charts of the states Akkad, Babylon, Elam, Persia, Sumer and Urartu
6 independent nation cards (Ashur, Barahshum, Calah, Der, Eridu and the First Akkadians)
1 primogeniture card (the mess of pottage)
Splotter banknotes of 1, 5, 10, 50 and 100 Splägels
Picture of 'Ur, 1830 BC'
Last modified:11.01.07

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