Nusfjord

$109.95

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Nusfjord is a tranquil fishing village in the Lofoten archipelago in northern Norway. Fifty years ago, business was blooming when the codfish would come for spawning.

As with Agricola and Ora et Labora, Nusfjord has a worker placement mechanism, with each player starting with three workers that they place on a central board to trigger certain actions. Whether a player wants to clear a forest on their own board, buy a new cutter, or construct a building, they must place a worker on the appropriate space — which is possible only if room is available for this worker.

Money is scarce, and one of the quicker and easier ways to get it is to place shares of your own company on the market. This risky action could be worthwhile because if you succeed in buying these shares yourself, you have usually won money and not suffered any disadvantages; however, if an opponent acquires these shares, then you must allow them to benefit from your hard-earned catches at sea.

The village elders might want their own share of your catch as well, especially if you’ve visited them to take certain actions in the village, so if you don’t take care, your catch could end up entirely in the hands of others and your camp will be empty.

Age
12+
Difficulty
Medium
Players
1-5
Category
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  • Playing time: 20-100 minutes
  • Category: Economic, strategy
  • Game mechanics: Worker placement
What's in the box?
  • 1 action board
  • 1 ships and Elders supply board
  • 2 building displays
  • 1 banquet table
  • 1 imitation tile
  • 132 building cards
  • 18 Elder cards
  • 19 ship tiles
  • 27 forests
  • 15 start player tiles
  • 1 start player ship
  • 100 fish tokens
  • 50 wooden tokens
  • 50 gold coins
  • 9 multiplication tiles
  • 5 harbor boards
  • 5 Elder councils
  • 5 supply boards
  • 15 worker discs
  • 25 shares
  • 1 rulebook
  • 1 appendix
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