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All you need to know about Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium

Is Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium fun to play?
Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium
Players: 1 – 5 players | Game Duration 90 – 120 mins | Min. Age 12+ | Game complexity: MEDIUM Genre: Expansion, Science Solo game mode: Yes | Co-op: Yes | Online Version: No

What is Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium about?

Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium,’ is an expansion to the award-winning game Terraforming Mars. It adds two new maps to the game and expands the gameplay mechanics even further. In this blog post, we’re going to explore what ‘Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium’ has to offer, and why it is worth playing.

2 New Maps with additional cards, challenges, and objectives

The main highlight of the ‘Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium’ expansion is undoubtedly the new maps. It offers two new terrains, Hellas and Elysium, which are both set on Mars’s southern hemisphere. Each new terrain comes with a new set of cards, challenges, and objectives, making it an exciting and refreshing experience for seasoned ‘Terraforming Mars’ players. The two new terrains also mean that the game’s replay value has significantly increased, as players can diversify their strategies and approach to each map.

Increased focus on resource management

One of the key elements that make ‘Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium’ a captivating game is resource management. The new expansion pack focuses on this aspect even more than the base game. As your resources are scarce, you must make critical decisions about which resources to prioritize and how to optimize their usage. 

Who is it suitable for?

The game mechanics of the ‘Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium expansion pack are suitable for seasoned Terraforming Mars players and those who enjoy thinking strategically and planning ahead. This is unlikely to appeal to a casual gaming audience as you will need to dedicate time and effort to understand the game mechanics to come up with a winning strategy, which can take a couple of games to pick up.


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Awards Won by Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium

2017 Golden Geek Best Board Game Expansion Nominee

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