Zapotec (Preorder)

Product #BND0057

Regular Price: $50.00

Special Price: $35.00

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Manufacturer: Board and Dice

Estimated Release Date: June 2022.

Zapotec @ 38:10

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The Zapotec were a pre-Columbian civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca in Mesoamerica. Archaeological evidence reveal their culture going back at least 2,500 years. Remnants of the ancient city of Monte Alban in the form of buildings, ball courts, magnificent tombs, and finely worked gold jewelry testify of their once great civilization. Monte Alban was one of the first major cities in Mesoamerica and the center of the Zapotec state that dominated much of the territory that today belongs to the Mexican state of Oaxaca.

In a game of Zapotec you build temples, cornfields, and villages in the three valleys surrounding the capital to generate resources needed for building pyramids, making sacrifices to the gods and performing rituals.

Each round, players simultaneously pick a card from their hand to determine their turn order and the resources they collect. Players then perform individual turns and spend resources to build new houses, gain access to special abilities, make sacrifices to the gods and build pyramids.


1 Main Board
4 Player Boards
36 Trade Tiles
9 Scoring Tiles
45 Building Tiles
4 Palace Tiles
15 Wood Tokens
15 Brick Tokens
15 Stone Tokens
15 Corn Tokens
15 Gold Tokens
15 Priest Tokens
27 Action Cards
10 Ritual Cards
27 Cocijobot Cards
4 Reference Cards
36 Wooden Houses
20 Wooden Discs
12 Small Pyramid Pieces
8 Medium Pyramid Pieces
4 Large Pyramid Pieces
1 Rulebook

Ages: 12+
Players: 1-4
Game Length: 60-75 minutes