The First Tsar: Ivan the Terrible

Game Design: Stan Kordonsky
Artwork: Michele Esposito

2-3 hours

2–4

12+

Game Overview

In the year 1547 Ivan Vasilyevich, Grand Prince of Moscow, was crowned as the first Russian Tsar. During his fifty-year reign, the tsardom experienced numerous rises and falls, their echoes can still be heard today. All these events, good and bad, would have been impossible without the participation of boyars, warlords, nobles, prelates and other faithful servants of the sovereign.

In this board game you will lead the boyar families competing for power and honor in the 16th-century Tsardom of Russia. Over four decades, you’ll collect income from estates and equip troops, trade with foreigners and fortify cities, seek privileges and carry out royal assignments. Use your influence on the tsar, bribe his minions, and perhaps it is your family that will succeed in taking the Russian throne in the next century.

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Key Selling Points

Deep and diverse strategy board game set in one of the most dramatic periods of Russian history

Historically correct illustrations and clever visual design based on the documents of the time and scientific reconstructions

A thematic sequel to the popular board game Rurik: Dawn of Kiev that rethinks and develops the game mechanics of the predecessor

Contents

Game board

66 cards

181 wooden pieces

102 tokens

4 player pads

Rulebook

Game Rules (EN)

All you need to know to play the game.

Sell Sheet

Single-page gameplay overview with all the business information included (MSRP, MOQ, Availability).

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