Shipwrights of the North Sea takes place in the early years of the Viking Age, circa 900 AD. As Viking shipwrights, players will compete to build the greatest fleet on the North Sea. Players must collect oak, wool and iron, as well as mustering other craftsmen on board to help. Gold is a precious commodity, and must be used wisely. As you would expect, the township is filled with a variety of characters, bad and worse. Better hope they are on your side!
Aim of the Game
The goal of Shipwrights of the North Sea is to be the player with the most Victory Points at the game’s end. Points are obtained by constructing various Ships and Buildings. The game ends following the round where 1 or more players constructs their 4th ship.
The gameplay occurs over a series of days (rounds). Every day follows the same pattern:
Morning Phase - Planning (Every player receives 3 cards)
Afternoon Phase - Working (Players will take actions and play or discard their 3 cards)
Evening Phase - Resting (Players will receive Gold and Workers for the next day)
128 Cards - Featuring 46 unique and stunning illustrations