Race for the Galaxy

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In the card game Race for the Galaxy, players build galactic civilizations by playing game cards in front of them that represent worlds or technical and social developments.

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Playing Time45 - 60 minutes
Ages12 and up
Min Players2
Max Players4
Year Published2007
DesignerThomas Lehmann
MechanicHand Management, Simultaneous Action Selection, Variable Phase Order, Variable Player Powers

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In the card game Race for the Galaxy, players build galactic civilizations by playing game cards in front of them that represent worlds or technical and social developments. Some worlds allow players to produce goods, which can be consumed later to gain either card draws or victory points when the appropriate technologies are available to them. These are mainly provided by the developments and worlds that are not able to produce, but the fancier production worlds also give these bonuses.

At the beginning of each round, players each select, secretly and simultaneously, one of the seven roles which correspond to the phases in which the round progresses. By selecting a role, players activate that phase for this round, giving each player the opportunity to perform that phase's action. For example, if one player chooses the settle role, each player has the opportunity to settle one of the planets from their hand. The player who has chosen the role, however, gets a bonus that applies only to him. But bonuses may also be acquired through developments, so one must be aware when another player also takes advantage of his choice of role.

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  • Delivery cost?
  • Free delivery on orders over €59. Otherwise it is €6.

  • How long does it take?
  • Over 90% of orders arrive next business day in Ireland. You must order before 1pm week days.

  • Collection?
  • Yep, you can collect your order for FREE. Just choose 'Collection' during checkout.

  • When and where?
  • We offer same day Collection from Monday to Friday. Our warehouse is in North Park, Finglas, Dublin 11.

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