6 Years Ago March 21, 2014 us

Ryce: Empire of Sand Release Date

The boardgame Ryce: Empire of Sand is already released on First Edition in the USA and UK.

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March 21, 2014Confirmed
First Edition
March 21, 2014Confirmed
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Ryce: Empire of Sand


Earth in the 23rd century — Resources are running out. The Earth detects the new energy resource "Ryce" (Rich Yield Crystal Energy) on Mars and sends out space flight nations to harvest these resources and bring them to Earth. Each player takes the role of one of those nations (USA, Europe, Russia, China, Japan, India) and lands with his bases on Mars, where the conflict begins. Each player can build or move his astronauts, harvest four different types of resources, develop his technology, perform trading, build extractors, and gain influence on the three mighty factions on Mars: The EARTH, The MARTIANS, and the BROTHERHOOD. But the players must watch out for the CRAWLERS.. Ryce: Empire of Sand is a "peaceful" turn-based area control and optimization strategy game on a variable game board with interactive mechanisms, low downtime, and a variable and calculable game-time.

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