7 Wonders: Second Edition

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Description

Take control of one of the great cities of the ancient world. Gather resources, develop commercial routes and affirm your military supremacy. Build your city and erect an architectural wonder which will transcend future times!

7 Wonders, one of the most acclaimed board games ever, returns with a gorgeous new edition, the new 7 Wonders Second Edition.

7 Wonders lasts three ages. In each age, players receive seven cards from a particular deck, choose one of those cards, then pass the remainder to an adjacent player. Players reveal their cards simultaneously, paying resources if needed or collecting resources or interacting with other players in various ways. (Players have individual boards with special powers on which to organize their cards, and the boards are double-sided). Each player then chooses another card from the deck they were passed, and the process repeats until players have six cards in play from that age. After three ages, the game ends.

In essence, 7 Wonders is a card development game. Some cards have immediate effects, while others provide bonuses or upgrades later in the game. Some cards provide discounts on future purchases. Some provide military strength to overpower your neighbours and others give nothing but victory points. Each card is played immediately after being drafted, so you’ll know which cards your neighbour is receiving and how his choices might affect what you’ve already built up. Cards are passed left-right-left over the three ages, so you need to keep an eye on the neighbours in both directions.

Changes in the 7 Wonders Second Edition:

  • The cover, the cards’  design, the Wonders, the insert: everything was redesigned!
  • The rules have been entirely revised to make them more easily accessible to new players.
  • Fully redesigned player aid.
  • Improved card layout.
  • Larger and improved player boards.
  • Cards adapted for colourblind players
Game Details
Name7 Wonders (Second Edition) (2020)
ComplexityMedium Light [2.20]
BGG Rank719 [8.10]
Player Count3-7

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1 review for 7 Wonders: Second Edition

  1. Kevin Mc Gowan

    7 Wonders is an excellent set collecting game and has the advantage of appealing to almost everyone who plays it and is one of only a handful of games that (in my experience) first time players have demanded to immediately play it again. There are 7 different colours of cards 2 of which depict resources the other 5 colours are collected to score points but resource cards are needed to pay for them, the colours score in different ways, extra twists are provided with using cash to buy resources from your neighbours and each player having a monument to build for extra points or a once off special power. The game is not complex and is the ideal gateway game. Highly recommended.

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