In this game of ancient colonization, pilot your
fleet of colonists to an unknown Mediterranean
shore and establish colonies in fortuitous
locations. Land immediately or take time to find
the ideal location. Benefit from proximity to others
or stay more safely away. Re-invest to grow your
colonies or conquer those of others. Send your
fleet home or use it as a vehicle of influence.
Create more colonies or thrive safely behind strong
walls? Pursue speedy growth or avoid disrupting
In ancient times nearly every vacant Mediterranean
coastline was colonized by one group of
Greeks or another. In the game you may play the
tyrannical Corinthians, the belligerent Spartans,
the Euboean explorers, or the thrifty Phocaeans,
founders of ancient Marseilles and famed as the
best seafarers of all the Greeks. Or you may even
play the Phoenicians, whose seafaring and trading
abilities are legend to this day.
The pieces you need to play this game are sold separately.
You have three choices for this: