“Because those are the rules! Be silent ye shaven donkey! Along the way, ye may choose mystic tokens from the dark stones, which will help ye. Keltis is a board game designed by Reiner Knizia that won the Spiel des Jahres for best game of the year in In the US, it has been marketed as Lost Cities: The Board Game, though there are some subtle rules differences. Idea and Aim. The players use numbered cards to move their figures as far as they can along the paths of stone. On each path the players have to choose.

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Things are different for the clovers. The key numbers are 4, 7 and 9. Like Lost CitiesKeltis has players managing a hand of numbered cards of five different suits. Not as different as Kirk and Mirror Universe Kirk, but kfltis different enough to be distinct. I say this simply because game designs have moved into a different area now, where games like Caylus, Pillars of the Earth, Agricola, and the recent Stone Age, seem to be the happening thing.

Hi Nick, You can find an English translation of the game on Boardgamegeek. When taking a value chip, two things happen: A player’s turn is simply to look at their hand of eight cards, select one and play it.

Drawing a card Once you have played a card, you must draw another one: There are four keltid colour indicators, and 25 square chits made up of “special stones”, points chits, and clover chits.


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Building paths Taking a chip allows you to build a path in the corresponding color. You can play a card in two ways: Lost Cities Game overview.

Our games Our dice games. The card may be picked later by either player. A clover gives you an immediate benefit: The publishers are obviously going for an Irish “emerald isle” look, and they certainly pulled it off.

Taking a value chip Taking a value chip is the main action of the game. Keltis has a slightly retro feel to it – in the last few years we’ve seen several games come out that are highly interactive. Media Casual board gaming. Then, you must do one of the following actions: These two cards must have the same value. However, I’ve been playing a lot of “Origins: Players tally up their points from progress made on each of the five tracks positive, negative, or simply zero if they didn’t enter the trackspecial stones claimed, as well as points chits hit during the game.

Passing If you cannot do anything or do not want to, you can always choose to pass. Laying a card rkles a path must be done in ascending order or descending order. Each suit spans the values of 0 to 10, and there are two of each. Play our board games now!

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I could have gotten a new one for about the same price if I had ordered one through Amazon. Collected items When you collect a wishing stone from a chip, it is simply added to your wishing stone count.


If the players have the same number, noone gets any points. The card will stay there for the rest of rulees game.

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I found a used copy online for a reasonable price. Each space on the five paths has an associated score value, and the further up the path you make it the higher your score goes. That makes a total of cards. For that purpose, a stone is worth 0.

I think it’s a fine game, but perhaps try before you buy. How to lay a card? Views Read Edit View history. Along the way, ye may choose mystic tokens from the dark stones, which will help ye along yer way.

If both players have the same number, it is a draw. Taking stones from the dice Instead of taking a value chip, you can always choose to take the wishing stones shown on the dice.

Lastly, there is a bag of wooden bits, cutely shaped like four leaf clovers, in four colours. The aim of the game is to score more points than your opponent by: Both games were published by Kosmosbut Keltis earned long neglected Knizia a Spiel des Jahres in