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Name Libertalia (2012)
Complexity 2.2372
BGG Rank 487
Player Count 2 - 6
Mechanism(s) Action Queue, Hand Management, Selection Order Bid, Set Collection, Simultaneous Action Selection, Take That, Turn Order: Role Order, Variable Phase Order

Captain Swallow has always dreamed of pocketing a large nest egg in order to retire on a remote island – but he never counted on stiff competition from Captains Stanley Rackum, Dirk Chivers and others, greedy and cruel enemies who always manage to attack the same ships as him. If he wants to finally sink back and enjoy peaceful days in the sun, he must become the most cunning pirate!

In Libertalia, you must thwart the plans of competitive pirates over the course of three rounds while using cards that show the same crew members as your piratical comrades-in-arms. Yes, not only do they attack the same ships, but they employ the same type of ravenous scum that you do! Can you take advantage of the powers of your characters at the right time? Will you be outdone by a pirate smarter than you? Jump into the water and prove your tactical skills!

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Lists with this game

Organization Year Ranker Rank List
The Dice Tower 2018 Zee Garcia 51 Top 100 Games All Time (2018)
The Boardgame Mechanics 2019 Jason 67 2019 Boardgame Mechanics Top 100
The Dice Tower 2021 Zee Garcia 79 2021 Top 100