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Gaia Project

Year:Essen 2017Picture of 'Gaia Project'
Designer:Helge Ostertag
Jens Drögemüller
Art:Dennis Lohausen
Publisher name:Feuerland
No. of players:1-4
Age:12 years and up
Duration:1 hour to 2½ hours
-Deutscher Spielepreis ('German Game Award'), Rank: 2 (2018)
-Spiel der Spiele: Games for Experts (2018)
German reviews:BRETTSPIEgeL,, Brettspielbox, Brettspielgefährten, Brettspielpoesie, H@LL9000, Pöppelkiste, ReichDerSpiele, RezensionenMillionen, SpielDochMal, SpielKult, Spieletest, WestparkGamers
Similar games:Terra Mystica (2012); Feuerland; Helge Ostertag,Jens Drögemüller
Press info:Gaia Project is a new game in the line of Terra Mystica. As in the original Terra Mystica, fourteen different factions live on seven different kinds of planets, and each faction is bound to their own home planets, so to develop and grow, they must terraform neighboring planets into their home environments in competition with the other groups. In addition, Gaia planets can be used by all factions for colonization, and Transdimensional planets can be changed into Gaia planets.
All factions can improve their skills in six different areas of development — Terraforming, Navigation, Artificial Intelligence, Gaiaforming, Economy, Research — leading to advanced technology and special bonuses. To do all of that, each group has special skills and abilities.
The playing area is made of ten sectors, allowing a variable set-up and thus an even bigger replay value than its predecessor Terra Mystica. A two-player game is hosted on seven sectors.
Last modified:05.09.18

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