A terrific development game with an interesting twist from Czech designer Vladimir Suchy. As well as developing their ‘country’, players have to deal with the pollution and garbage this creates. Recycling plants are a must to balance their growing industrial complex.
Each turn involves several different types of auctions, giving players lots to weigh up and several decisions to make. I give it 9/10 after my first play—read my full reaction in my report from the 2011 Gathering of Friends (PDF document, 2.5 Mb).
For 3-5 players, aged 13+, playing time 120 minutes: £40.00 (£33.33 tax-free outside the EU)