WELCOME TO PLAN B GAMES

Plan B Games launched their first board game in 2017. This game was Century: Spice Road, the first title in a special trilogy of board games. According to BoardGameGeek, the team behind Plan B Games were:

"Driven by a never-ending passion and benefiting from numerous years of experience in the board game industry, wants to do things differently by offering players remarkable gaming experiences."

Alongside the Century Games, the publisher also launched Azul. This abstract board game would go on to win the 2018 Spiel des Jahres Award, as well as several other prestigious awards that year. The game has since been switched to Plan B Games' sister publishing studio, Next Move Games.

THE CENTURY TRILOGY

Designed by Emerson Matsuuchi, each game in the Century series can be played as a standalone, or mixed together like expansions. Each title is set in a different century, between the 15th and 17th.

Spice Road sees you taking on the role of a spice trader, with the object being to buy and trade spice represented by different colour cubes.

Eastern Wonders takes place on a modular board and sees players navigating their way around randomly arranged spice islands, establishing trading posts and exchanging cubes.

A New World sees players exploring new lands in America, trading with local inhabitants, hunting and gathering resources in order to survive!

WELCOME TO PLAN B GAMES

Plan B Games launched their first board game in 2017. This game was Century: Spice Road, the first title in a special trilogy of board games. According to BoardGameGeek, the team behind Plan B Games were:

"Driven by a never-ending passion and benefiting from numerous years of experience in the board game industry, wants to do things differently by offering players remarkable gaming experiences."

Alongside the Century Games, the publisher also launched Azul. This abstract board game would go on to win the 2018 Spiel des Jahres Award, as well as several other prestigious awards that year. The game has since been switched to Plan B Games' sister publishing studio, Next Move Games.

THE CENTURY TRILOGY

Designed by Emerson Matsuuchi, each game in the Century series can be played as a standalone, or mixed together like expansions. Each title is set in a different century, between the 15th and 17th.

Spice Road sees you taking on the role of a spice trader, with the object being to buy and trade spice represented by different colour cubes.

Eastern Wonders takes place on a modular board and sees players navigating their way around randomly arranged spice islands, establishing trading posts and exchanging cubes.

A New World sees players exploring new lands in America, trading with local inhabitants, hunting and gathering resources in order to survive!

PLAN B GAMES BLOG POSTS

Century: Eastern Wonders Review

By Ben Garry | 10/08/2018

Eastern Wonders is the second part of the Century Trilogy from Plan B Games. Has Emerson Matsuuchi followed Spice Road’s success with another hit? Find out.

Century: Spice Road Review

By Martyn Poole | 11/05/2022

Century: Spice Road is the first in a series of games that explores the history of each century with spice-trading as the theme.

Emerson Matsuuchi – Century: Spice Road Q&A

By Martyn Poole | 09/08/2017

We spoke with Emerson Matsuuchi from Nazca Games about Century: Spice Road, the game where you take on the role of a spice trader! 

Century: Golem Edition Vs Spice Road

By Nick Welford | 10/04/2018

The new printing of Century puts a Golem theme over the old Spice Trading, but does an artwork re-skin justify buying the same game again?

Century: Golem Edition Review

By Nick Welford | 09/04/2018

Century: Golem Edition re-skins the Spice Road version with more colourful and unique Golems. While it plays the same as the original it does it in style.

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CENTURY

SPICE ROAD

The first game in the Century Trilogy. Spice Road sees up to five player racing to complete five demand cards by cashing in a combination of spices. The person who has accrued the most points via their completed demands wins, so the real question is: do you rush to end the game and complete more orders?

CENTURY

EASTERN WONDERS

The second game in the Century Trilogy. Eastern Wonders is both a standalone game, and an expansion to Eastern Wonders. The game plays on a modular board, with elements of area control and route planning. Players travel between randomly arranged islands, trading and collecting spices.

CENTURY

GOLEM EDITION

Century Golem Edition is a re-themed version of Spice Road. This time, players are caravan leaders who travel the famed golem road to deliver crystals to the far reaches of the world. The game plays exactly the same as Spice Road, it simply has different artwork and components to play with.

CENTURY

SPICE ROAD

The first game in the Century Trilogy. Spice Road sees up to five player racing to complete five demand cards by cashing in a combination of spices. The person who has accrued the most points via their completed demands wins, so the real question is: do you rush to end the game and complete more orders?

CENTURY

EASTERN WONDERS

The second game in the Century Trilogy. Eastern Wonders is both a standalone game, and an expansion to Eastern Wonders. The game plays on a modular board, with elements of area control and route planning. Players travel between randomly arranged islands, trading and collecting spices.

CENTURY

GOLEM EDITION

Century Golem Edition is a re-themed version of Spice Road. This time, players are caravan leaders who travel the famed golem road to deliver crystals to the far reaches of the world. The game plays exactly the same as Spice Road, it simply has different artwork and components to play with.