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    Board Game Spotlight: Orleans

    Orleans

    In today's board game spotlight we head over to medieval France as we take a look at Orleans.

    The Game

    Orleans is a game for two to four players in which you will be building a pool of workers in order to try and prove your supremacy through trade, construction and science. Each turn you will be assigning your followers to different roles, in order to try and expand your dominance.

    These roles consist of Knights who can protect your trade ventures, Craftsmen which allow you to build trade posts, Scholars who allow you to increase your science and Monks which will make you less likely to fall victim to fate.

    As you play you will discover many ways to victory in Orleans, but to get there you will need to use all the games elements to create a winning strategy.

    The game has spawned three additional board games since its 2014 release. These are Orleans: Deluxe Edition, Orleans: Invasion and Orleans: Handel & Intrige.

    The Publisher

    DLP Games is a German board games publisher with a team of accomplished board games designers. Reiner Stockhausen and Martin Schlegel are two of their most noteworthy producing such great titles as Bangkok Klongs and Crazy Kicks.

    Other games in their arsenal include Key West, Klongs, Lübeck and Siberia. DLP also does its own game distribution throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

    The company's publishing aim is as follows:

    "It has to be fun. Regardless of whether action or strategy: games with claim does not mean for us that the rules must be extensive and complex." The company's three targets for are a game are:

    • Simple rules and moderate playing time
    • The target group: family and games
    • Round playing experience: appealing theme and atmospheric graphics

    Order Orleans today

    If you fancy a trip over to medieval France then Orleans is now available from our online store!

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    First purchase from Zatu Games and very pleased. Great customer service, items well packed and sent securely with 48 hour tracking. Would buy from them again in a heartbeat.

    First purchase from Zatu Games and very pleased. Great customer service, items well packed and sent securely with 48 hour tracking. Would buy from them again in a heartbeat.

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    Ordered a board game, which sadly, had missing parts. Had realistically no expectations for the parts to be replaced, but gave it a go anyway. Zatu games not only responded immediately to my query (even though, it was absolutely not an issue from their end), they rectified the situation in a record time. As someone who works in support, the response and resolution demonstrated by Zatu, is nothing short of flawless, in my humble opinion. It is most decidedly, not only a company that has great expertise in their area, but a company that demonstrates great commitment to its customers and unparalleled service. Great job and Thank you Zatu

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    The expansion packs for Muffin Time are great additions to the game. They add new aspects to the game and make the card deck complete.

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    I always purchase games from here and advice my friends to do the same! Games always come in the correct language - (unlike on Amazon). The games are always good quality and cheaper than on other sites! This site has a lot of options and plenty of games to choose from plus lots of information about games! I have nothing but good things to say about this site! Keep it going and also please stock some risk Europe games!!!!

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