Episode 376: The Red Cathedral
Release Date: June 7, 2021
Running Time: 37 min.
Nine domes rise above Moscow in 1561. St. Basil's Cathedral is the heart of the city, a colorful bonfire soon to be known across the world.
You and your team of builders have been commissioned by Tzar Ivan IV (The Terrible) to complete this strange and wondrous building. Gather materials and use your influence over guilds and the clergy to claim and build more sections than your rival architects. Earn the most prestige to gain the favor of the Tzar and your place in history.
The Red Cathedral is simple game filled with subtle strategies. Using three basic actions you'll claim, collect, and build towers and domes, adorning them with arches, crosses and jewels. Timing is the key. Tune in to explore the game and discover how an amazingly deep experience rises from such a humble set of building blocks.
Complete Show Notes continue after the break.
Designer: Sheila Santos & Israel Cendrero (llamadice.com)
1-4 players 60-90 min. ages 12+ MSRP $35
Time to teach/learn: 10-15 minutes
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