STRATEGY BOARD GAME: Agricola is the classic game where players take on the role of 17th century farmers and guide their families to wealth, health, and prosperity. Every game challenges players to make different strategic choices. The player who establishes the best farmyard wins!
UPGRADE AND EXPAND: Start with a farming couple living in a simple hut. Renovate your home, improve your fields and breed animals. Aquire building resources such as Wood and Clay. Grow your family so you can take more actions as they become available – but don't do it too soon because they all need to be fed.
ACQUIRE WEALTH: Points are awarded for the number of fields, pastures and fenced stables as well as Grain, Vegetables, Sheep, Wild boar and Cattle. Players lose one point for each unused farmyard space. Additional points are awarded for extension and renovations, family members, and played Occupation and Improvement cards.
HIGHLY VARIABLE: Game consists of 14 rounds and players have 14 hand cards. No two games are ever the same. Players can play without cards to create a family style game. Agricola can also be played solo. LOOKING FOR MORE CHALLENGES? Several expansions are available that offer a variety of extra cards.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS AND AVERAGE PLAYTIME: This fun board game for teens and adults can be played with 1 to 4 players and is suitable for ages 12 and up. The average playtime is 90 minutes.