Raccoon Tycoon - Build railroadstowns and buildings to become the most prodigious critter in Astoria!
The sky is the limit during this Gilded Age!
Astoria is a land bustling with productivity and growth! New townsfactories and railroads are springing up across the land. A few savvy business tycoons (you and your opponents) are determined to make their fortunes on the crest of this wave.
Cornering the market for the most valuable commodities can create small fortunes that can be invested in new businessesturning them into huge fortunes!
Tycoons start out as the producers of these key commodities
Wheat feeds the animals running the growing townsfactories and railroads
Wood and Iron commodities
Wood and Iron builds the towns and factories
Coal fuels the railroads and factories
Goods and Luxury Items commodities
Manufactured Goods and Luxury Items fill the insatiable demand of the animals of Astoria
In Raccoon Tycoonplayers try to produce the most valuable commodities in an ever-changing marketplace. They then use those commodities to build townsor sell them at the best value to secure great profits which can win auctions for the all-important railroads. The profits may also be used to buy powerful buildings that give the players power-upsbonuses in productionor end-game victory points.
On their turneach player may perform one of the following actions
- Production Play a cardtake Commoditiesand Increase Commodity values
- Sell a Commodity Sell one type of Commodity to gain money and drop the value of the commodity
- Railroad Auction Start an auction for 1 of the available Railroad Cards; winner gets the card
- Purchase a Building (with Money) Pay the cost shown on 1 of the available Building Tiles
- Purchase a Town (with Commodities) Pay the Commodity cost shown on the face-up Town card
Owning the best towns and railroads determines victory!
There can only be one 'top dog' in Astoria. Is it youMultiple-Award winning board game of commoditiesauctions and set collection
The perfect gateway game for familiesfriends and gamers
Game Mechanics CommodityAuctionSet CollectionEngine-Building
Try to produce the most valuable commodities in an ever-changing market
2 to 5 playersAges 8 and up60 to 90 minutes