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Name Troyes (2010)
Complexity 3.464
BGG Rank 90
Player Count 1 - 4
Mechanism(s) Area Majority / Influence, Dice Rolling, End Game Bonuses, Hidden Victory Points, Income, Ownership, Set Collection, Solo / Solitaire Game, Turn Order: Progressive, Variable Set-up, Worker Placement with Dice Workers, Worker Placement, Different Worker Types

In Troyes (pronounced "twah"), players recreate four centuries of history of this famous city of the Champagne region of France. Each player manages their segment of the population (represented by a horde of dice) and their hand of cards, which represent the three primary domains of the city: religious, military, and civil. Players can also offer cash to their opponents' populace in order to get a little moonlighting out of them — anything for more fame!

Make your underlings:

work on the cathedral

combat misfortune

bustle about the city

and other such tasks that are below your family's stature

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Many editions of Troyes released in 2016 or later include rules for a solo variant as well as four bonus cards originally released in 2011 as a promotional item. Versions released prior to this date contain rules only for games with 2-4 players.

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