Roll the dice and build your city! Can you build the most prosperous city and keep it safe from pirates? Roll the dice and then strategically choose what to draw on your erasable game board. Will it be a market place or houses; a nobleman or a soldier? Easy to learn and fun to play combination of strategy and luck of the dice.
In Saint Malo players roll five dice to gain various resources; combinations of dice create enhancements like characters or buildings, which can provide additional victory points, money, or special actions, such as altering the outcome of a die roll. Players draw symbols for their holdings on erasable boards showing a grids of their cities to create individual towns. Players could build storehouses on particular squares, for example, then place a merchant nearby to gain money each turn. Another important character is the soldier; players must acquire these to defend themselves from pirate attacks that can decimate their towns.
Published by: Ravensburger
Ages: 9 and up
Players: 2 to 5
Playing Time: 60 minutes