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All you need to know about John Company: Second Edition

Is John Company: Second Edition fun to play?
John Company: Second Edition

Players: 1 – 6 players | Game Duration 90 – 240 mins | Min. Age 13+ | Game complexity: EASY Genre: Economy / Industry, Educational, Negotiation, Political Solo game mode: Yes | Co-op: No | Online Version: No

What is John Company: Second Edition about?

Welcome to John Company 2nd Edition!

Are you ready to enter the world of 18th century trade and intrigue? Get ready to play as a member of the British East India Company in this epic board game.


The goal of John Company 2nd Edition is simple – become the wealthiest and most powerful member of the British East India Company. Players will compete against each other to buy, sell and trade goods, navigate political alliances and backstab their way to the top.

Game Mechanics

Players start off with a set amount of money and shares in the company. The game is played over 12 rounds, with each round representing a year in the company’s history. During each round, players will take turns performing actions such as buying and selling goods, negotiating political alliances, and making investments. The game also includes a “deck building” mechanic where players can acquire cards that give them special abilities.

Suitable for Everyone

John Company 2nd Edition is suitable for players of all ages and skill levels. The game can be played with 3-6 players and has a playtime of approximately 3 hours. It’s a perfect game for family game nights or a fun evening with friends.

What makes it Fun

With its immersive gameplay and strategic decision making, John Company 2nd Edition is sure to keep players engaged from start to finish. The mix of economic competition and political maneuvering adds an exciting element to the game, making each playthrough unique and unpredictable. And let’s not forget the potential for some good-natured backstabbing among friends – after all, it is a game about ruthless trade and intrigue. So gather your crew and get ready to take on the world of John Company 2nd Edition! Good luck, and may the best player win!

Rulebook and How to Play Guides

Official Rule Book

How to Play John Company: Second Edition and Review Videos

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