In a high tower, an Alchemist prepares potions, using vials filled with otherworldly fluids. In a sacred grove, a Druid grinds herbs for a mystical ritual. In the catacombs, a Necromancer summons a bone dragon... Welcome to the world of Res Arcana
In it, Life, Death, Elan, Calm, and Gold are the essences that fuel the art of magic. Choose your mage, gather essences, craft unique artifacts, and use them to summon dragons, conquer places of power, and achieve victory!
In Res Arcana
, each player is a mage, vying for power against their rivals. Each player has a personal deck of just 8 artifacts to work with. Can you use them efficiently to claim monuments and places of power before your rivals seize them?
Designed by Tom Lehmann and richly illustrated by Julien Delval, Res Arcana
offers a unique gaming experience!Contents:
40 Artifact Cards
10 Mage Cards
10 Monument Cards
150 Wooden Essence Tokens
5 Place of Power
8 Magic Items
1 First Player Tile
12 Extra Essence Chips
4 Reference Cards
1 Summary Tile
Game Length: 60 minutes
Note: Published by Sand Castle Games; distributed by Asmodee North America.
Fabulous, buy the expansion
This game is so good that I need about 4 more expansions to increase game play. We play this a few times every week when we're slowing down for bed. We love it.