Game Info

Five Tribes
2 - 4 players
average 60 minutes
Published in
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Fantasy Mythology Animals Arabian
Area Control / Area Influence Auction/Bidding Set Collection Card Drafting Modular Board

Crossing into the Land of 1001 Nights, your caravan arrives at the fabled Sultanate of Naqala. The old sultan just died and control of Naqala is up for grabs! The oracles foretold of strangers who would maneuver the Five Tribes to gain influence over the legendary city-state. Will you fulfill the prophecy? Invoke the old Djinns and move the Tribes into position at the right time, and the Sultanate may become yours! Designed by Bruno Cathala, Five Tribes builds on a long tradition of German-style games that feature wooden meeples. Here, in a unique twist on the now-standard "worker placement" genre, the game begins with the meeples already in place – and players must cleverly maneuver them over the villages, markets, oases, and sacred places tiles that make up Naqala. How, when, and where you dis-place these Five Tribes of Assassins, Elders, Builders, Merchants, and Viziers determine your victory or failure. As befitting a Days of Wonder game, the rules are straightforward and easy to learn. But devising a winning strategy will take a more calculated approach than our standard fare. You need to carefully consider what moves can score you well and put your opponents at a disadvantage. You need to weigh many different pathways to victory, including the summoning of powerful Djinns that may help your cause as you attempt to control this legendary Sultanate.

Statistics For All Gaming Groups

Total Games Played on NemeStats: 1019
Total Gaming Groups With This Game 303
Average Players Per Game 3

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Name Group Wins Plays Win %
Ana Kike666666 14 17 82 %
kurotoshiro kurotoshiro's Gaming Group 13 15 86 %
Joanna Jojo’s Cronies 12 16 75 %
shadikhoja Family Gaming Group 12 17 70 %
Benoist Maldoror's Gaming Group 11 12 91 %

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