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Board Games: Scythe

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Rules of play PDF

scythe box cover artScythe is an engine-building game set in an alternate-history 1920s period. It is a time of farming and war, broken hearts and rusted gears, innovation and valor. In Scythe, each player represents a character from one of five factions of Eastern Europe who are attempting to earn their fortune and claim their faction's stake in the land around the mysterious Factory. Players conquer territory, enlist new recruits, reap resources, gain villagers, build structures, and activate monstrous mechs.

chart indicating Scythe requires 1-5 players, plays in 90-115 minutes, features sci-fi, miniatures, economic, fighting, and territory building themes, and offers area control, grid movement, and variable player powers mechanics

Difficulty

hard difficulty