Govern one of Europe’s great nations through the Ages of Discovery, Reformation, Absolutism and Revolutions – spanning more than 300 years of history. Lift your nation out of the slumber of the Dark Ages and create a glorious empire, through clever diplomacy, brave exploration and ruthless conquest. Each of the playable nations have their own very unique opportunities and challenges.
Europa Universalis is a strategy board game that will give players a full 4X game experience in a historical setting. Through strategic use of cards and careful management of resources you will be able to expand your realm on the map board, while at the same time developing the internal machinery of the state on your player board. You must build diplomatic relations that support your ambition and you can explore far-away parts of the world. By recruiting skilled advisors and carefully investing Monarch Power in great ideas, province development and long term strategies, you may well be able to outshine your historical counterparts.
This is a game for 2–6 players (depending on the various scenarios included). The goal of the game is to build the most successful empire, and points are amongst other things scored for provinces owned, explored territories, diplomatic relations, victories in wars and Secret Objectives that have been accomplished.
The board game is based on the famous strategy game series by Paradox Interactive, and captures the heart and soul of the grandness that makes the computer game so magnificent.