1598. Yspahan the fair becomes the capital of the Persian empire. Thus, being placed at the centre of the world, the city enjoys a period of cultural and economic blossoming. The cities and villages of the region intend to take advantage of this expansion. Caravans loaded with goods and jewels set out for the desert bearing the promises of a radiant future...
The players embody merchants trading with Yspahan. Meaning to take advantage of the coming of the Shah's supervisor, they score points by placing their merchandise in the right shops, by sending them to the caravan and by constructing buildings.
Winner of the "Tric Trac d'or" award 2006.
For a detailed look at this complex city-building game, have a look at the Rules Booklet (2Mb PDF file)
Please note that Yspahan is designed for 3-4 players, but a special rule page for 2 players can be found here (1.5 Mb PDF file)
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Contents: 1 City board, 1 Tower board and 1 Caravan board, 4 player boards, approx. 100 goods cubes in 4 colours, day and week markers, 1 Supervisor pawn, 1 First Player pawn, 25 wooden camels, 25 wooden discs, 12 dice, 18 cards, 1 game aid sheet, rules booklet