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Is San Marco fun to play?

Is San Marco fun to play?
San Marco

Players: 3 – 4 players | Game Duration 90 – 90 mins | Min. Age 10+ | Game complexity: MEDIUM

Genre: Historical, Political

Solo game mode: No | Co-op: No | Online Version: No

What is San Marco about?

Players are attempting to score the most points by building up influence in the districts of Venice via their aristocrats. The game uses a card distribution mechanic whereby (in the case of a four-player game) two players draw cards and divide them up into two piles each, the other two players pick one group and the remaining groups go to the players who formed the groups. The action cards allow players to place and remove aristocrats, erect and move bridges, and score individual regions. The entire game lasts three Passages and each Passage may contain several turns.

62 Action cards:
30 District (5 for each district)
6 Bridge
12 Transfer
10 Doge
4 Banishment

28 Limit cards:
8 X “1”
10 X “2”
10 X “3”

Related game:

Canal Grande is a two-player card game based on this game.

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Awards Won by San Marco

2002 Tric Trac Nominee 2002 International Gamers Awards – General Strategy; Multi-player 2001 Spiel des Jahres Recommended 2001 Nederlandse Spellenprijs Nominee 2001 Meeples’ Choice Award

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