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Fire and Stone, the new game from the Carcassonne designer

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Pegasus Spiele has announced the publication of Fire and Stone, the new title of designer Klaus-Jürgen Wrede best known for being the creator of Carcassonne.

Fire and Stone is a worker placement board game designed for 2 to 4 players, with a recommended age of 10 years and up, and with games of variable duration ranging from 45 to 60 minutes.

Players must lead a tribe that ventures out of what is now the African continent and into the rest of Panagaea, they will have to control a team of explorers to guide their people through new regions, making sure to reunite enough food to feed them throughout their impressive journey.

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At the beginning of the game, each player receives their own secret mission card that will allow them to acquire additional points at the end of the game, provided they meet the necessary requirements.

Fire and Stone, explore new lands, collect resource and finally build your settlement.

Each space on the Fire and Stone board is initially covered by a discovery token, which will be flipped over each time a player places one of their scouts there. When a token is turned over, its effects are revealed and activated, each one being different.

While some tiles contain a variety of vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, and nuts that can be picked up, forest tiles allow the tribe that discovered them to hunt animals for food. On the other hand, other tiles allow the tribes to prepare the meat they have on the fire or to build huts that serve as a refuge.

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Throughout the game, players will be able to acquire special invention cards that will aid in the development of their tribe by providing them with new tools to use, as well as new techniques with which to craft things like clay pots and even ships.

Throughout the game, a cave token will appear in a random location, awarding a reward to the player who successfully completes their unique challenge. At the end of the game, the player with the highest number of victory points will be the winner.

Fire and Stone board game cover

In addition to creating Carcassonne and Fire and Stone, Klaus-Jürgen Wrede He is also responsible for the design of various Carcassonne expansions, such as Inns and Cathedrals, Builders and Merchants, and The Princess and the Dragon, as well as the spin-off title Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers which, like Fire and Stone, is also set in the prehistory.

Fire and Stone will be published by Pegasus games, the German studio responsible for board games like Istanbul, a title in which players take control of a group of merchants in a bazaar, Port Royal, and the detective game Micro Macro: Crime City.

The release date of Fire and Stone It is scheduled for January 15, with a sale price of 30 euros in its edition in English and German. As for the Spanish edition, it will be borne by Maldito Games, which has not yet confirmed the launch date in our country or its price.

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