SCARAB Gaming Convention

Jan 18-21, 2019 in Columbia, SC, US

Written by AEG

Ranked #85 for Best Strategy Game and #149 of All Time (out of 40,000+ entries) on BoardGameGeek.com

2-5 players
Ages 10+
Average 40-60 minutes playtime

There's hustle and bustle at Istanbul's grand bazaar as merchants and their assistants rush through the narrow alleys in their attempt to be more successful than their competitors. Everything must be well organized: wheelbarrows must be filled with goods at the warehouses, then swiftly transported by the assistants to various destinations. Your goal? Be the first merchant to collect a certain number of rubies.

You are leading a merchant and four assistants through the 16 Places of the bazaar. At each Place, you can carry out a specific action. The challenge is that, to carry out an action at any of those Places, your merchant needs the help of an assistant and has to leave him behind. To use that assistant again later, your merchant has to come back to that Place and pick him up. So plan ahead carefully to avoid being left with no assistants and thus unable to do anything …

(Description from AEG)

GMs

1 signed up, 0 needed

Players

3 signed up, room for 2