Downfall of Pompeii

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Downfall of Pompeii
The year is AD 79. Pompeii, sitting at the foot of Vesuvius, is at the high point in its development. People come to the city from far and wide to try to make their luck in the city. So far nobody has dreamed of the danger that will bury all of their dreams under mountains of ash just ten years later. Who will survive the eruption of Vesuvius unscathed? The game falls into two halves: before and after the eruption of Vesuvius. Before the eruption, players play cards to place their pieces in buildings. After the 2 eruptions, player places a lava tile, which kills any pieces on that square and may block exits from the city. Then they move two pieces toward the exits, moving them a number of squares equal to the pieces on the square from which they started. The player who gets the most pieces out of the city wins.

  • Plan and kill, in strategic way
  • Sometimes luck and humanity
  • Classic place and family game

Game Time:45 min
Language:No necessary
Weight:850 g
Designer:Klaus-Jürgen Wrede
Artist:Oliver Freudenreich, Guido Hoffmann
BGG Link:downfall-pompeii