Agricola Product Description
In Agricola, you're a farmer in a wooden shack with your spouse and little else. On a turn, you get to take only two actions, one for you and one for the spouse, from all the possibilities you'll find on a farm, collecting clay, wood or stone, building fences, and so on. You might think about having kids in order to get more work accomplished, but first you need to expand your house. And what are you going to feed all the little rugrats?
Agricola is a turn based game. There are 14 game turns plus 6 harvest phases. Each player starts with two playing tokens and thus can take two actions per turn. There are multiple options, and while the game progresses, you'll have more and more: first thing in a turn, a new action card is flipped over.
Problem, each action can be taken just once per turn, so it's important to do some things with high preference. Each player also starts with a hand of 7 Occupation cards and 7 Minor Improvement cards that he may use during the game if they fit in his/her strategy. This amounts to countless strategies, some depending on your card hand. Sometimes it's a good choice to stay on course, sometimes you better react on what your opponents do.
Agricola can also be played without cards and can even be played solo.
2009 Nederlandse Spellenprijs Winner
2009 Lys Passioné Winner
2009 Ludoteca Ideale Official Selection Winner
2009 Lucca Games Best Game Mechanics Winner
2009 Gra Roku Game of the Year Winner
2009 As d'Or - Jeu de l'Année Prix Spécial du Jury Winner
2008 Spiel des Jahres "Complex Game" Winner
2008 JUG Game of the Year Winner
2008 Juego del Año Winner
2008 Jogo do Ano Winner
2008 International Gamers Awards - General Strategy; Multi-player
2008 Hra roku Winner
2008 Golden Geek Board Game of the Year Winner
2008 Golden Geek Best Gamer's Board Game Winner
2008 Deutscher Spiele Preis Best Family/Adult Game Winner
2007 Meeples' Choice Award