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Board Games: Splendor

Learn to play strategic board games at the library!

Rules of play PDF

Splendor box cover art

As a wealthy Renaissance merchant, acquire mines and transportation, hire artisans and woo the nobility. Create the most fantastic jewelry to become the best-known merchant of them all! Acquire precious stones to trade them for development cards. Use development cards to acquire more gem stones. Use your gems and gold to create the most fantastic jewelry, and appeal to the nobles to gain the prestige you need to win.


chart indicating Splendor requires 2-4 players, plays in 30 minutes, features Renaissance and economic themes, and offers card drafting and set collection mechanics


easy difficulty