The Gallerist (Includes Scoring Expansion)
1 – 4 Players, 60 – 150 Minutes playing time, Ages 13 and up. The Gallerist is a gem designed by Vital Lacerda and scores in the 8’s on Board Game Geek and is within the top 40 Strategy games of over 12,000 rated games. Solo player friendly, players really enjoy the art and style which match the theme so well. The game is very meaty with seemingly endless choices and strategies to take. Amass a fortune, and stake your reputation by operating a lucrative art gallery. Manufacturer: Eagle-Gryphon Games. Category: Economic. Game Mechanics: Commodity Speculation, Investment, Set Collection, and Worker Placement.
How to Play:
This age of art and capitalism has created a need for a new occupation – The Gallerist. Combining the elements of an Art dealer, museum curator, and Artists’ manager, you are about to take on that job! You will promote and nurture Artists; buy, display, and sell their Art; and build and exert your international reputation. As a result, you will achieve the respect needed to draw visitors to your Gallery from all over the world.
There’s a lot of work to be done, but don’t worry, you can hire assistants to help you achieve your goals. Build your fortune by running the most lucrative Gallery and secure your reputation as a world-class Gallerist!
Maximize your money and thus win the game by:
- having visitors in your gallery;
- exhibiting and selling works of art;
- investing in artists’ promotion to increase art value;
- achieving trends and reputation as well as curator and dealer goals.
This expansion brings variability to the Intermediate Scoring that is otherwise the same every game.
When this phase begins, players may score none, some, or all of the 3 pre-determined tiles instead of the usual Intermediate Scoring. To score, players first need to fill the tiles’ goals.
|Dimensions||12.5 × 15.5 × 4 in|