Splendor is a game of chip-collecting and card development. Players are merchants of the Renaissance trying to buy gem mines, means of transportation, shops—all in order to acquire the most prestige points. If you're wealthy enough, you might even receive a visit from a noble at some point, which of course will further increase your prestige.

On your turn, you may (1) collect chips (gems), or (2) buy and build a card, or (3) reserve one card. If you collect chips, you take either three different kinds of chips or two chips of the same kind. If you buy a card, you pay its price in chips and add it to your playing area. To reserve a card—in order to make sure you get it, or, why not, your opponents don't get it—you place it in front of you face down for later building; this costs you a round, but you also get gold in the form of a joker chip, which you can use as any gem.

All of the cards you buy increase your wealth as they give you a permanent gem bonus for later buys; some of the cards also give you prestige points. In order to win the game, you must reach 15 prestige points before your opponents do.


SKU 3558380021537
Barcode # 3558380021537
Brand Space Cowboys
Shipping Weight 1.1000kg
Shipping Width 0.220m
Shipping Height 0.070m
Shipping Length 0.290m
Shipping Cubic 0.004466000m3

Always a Fun Game to Play

By: on 15 September 2021
I've owned Splendor for almost 3 years now and it never gets old. Whenever I'm playing board games, it's always in the same room as one that I can pull out if I'm not sure what else I want to play. It's a game that has a brilliant balance of working for yourself and working against others. It also has more than one strategy involved which is great. My partner and I play Splendor very differently from each other so it's always quite exciting for us to face each other off and see who's technique is going to grant a victory this time.

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