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The Great Wall - KS Core with Stretch Goals (Dragon Pledge)

The Great Wall - KS Core with Stretch Goals (Dragon Pledge)

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$10 flat fee - Australia (excluding P.O. Boxes)
$15 flat fee - Australian P.O. Boxes
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Postage within Australia

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All shipments will be provided with a tracking number.

About P.O. boxes: Flat fee of $15 applies to P.O. boxes. This is due to the additional costs associated with P.O. boxes. 

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We ship Internationally to most locations (Europe, US, Canada, South America, Singapore, Oceania) If your country is not listed as an available destination, or you are unable to check out, please reach out to us. Due to high prices on shipping of board games we typically do not ship these internationally. We use Australia Post for our international postage which typically have a 9 to 26 day delivery timeframe. For international orders, shipping costs are calculated at checkout. All shipments will be provided with a tracking number and insured with the carrier up to $100

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Business Hours

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Delivery Timeframes

For domestic shipping Australia Post typically delivers within 5 business days. We often see deliveries in Brisbane locations take 2 business days.

For international orders it is typically 9-26 days but we have seen this extend out to 35 days to some countries.

Shipment Tracking

Shipment will always have a tracking number for you to be able to check status. You will receive an email with a link to our website where you can view tracking information once your order has been placed. We recommend you also provide your mobile for SMS or an reliable email account for shipping update notifications when you place your order.

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Upgrades availabe

We have a resin round marker (GONG), and resin Barricades that are hand painted! Our Upgrades

Playtime, player count and age

120 -180 MINUTES

1-5 PLAYERS

13+ AGE

Style:

worker placement,
tower defence

Rank

We rank this game: 8.8 / 10

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Reviews and How to Play

Sleeve Qty and Size Requirements

*BASE GAME*
44x67 MINI EURO 17 SLEEVES
63x88 STANDARD 119 SLEEVES
81x120 DIXIT 72 SLEEVES
*STRETCH GOALS*
44x67 MINI EURO 15 SLEEVES
63x88 STANDARD 60 SLEEVES
81x120 DIXIT 24 SLEEVES

Additional Product Details

Year Released: 2021
Publisher: Awaken Realms
Designer: Kamil 'Sanex' Cieśla, Robert Plesowicz, Łukasz Włodarczyk

Barcode: 5906660421368

The Great Wall is a new asymmetric worker/soldier placement game with engine building themes and a twist in form of a constantly attacking AI (Mongolian Horde) that requires players to sometimes cooperate in order to defeat it. This is a new major board game from Awaken Realms.

Players will control ancient clans in China trying to defend against invading Mongolian hordes and build a Great Wall. While every player will want to win (by earning VP = Honor) they also need to sometimes cooperate to defend against the hordes. Each clan will be asymmetric through its chosen Leader (resource production/starting resources/starting workers and units) and this asymmetry will increase as the game progresses (players will hire Advisors with unique skills, often creating unique engines).

In The Great Wall, the players take the role of Generals defending the Wall against the Mongol Horde. The game is played over a series of turns called Years, each divided into 4 parts called Seasons.

During Spring, new barbaric hordes invade the fields in front of the Great Wall and prepare to launch their assault. Summer is the time when generals prepare for the assault and mobilize their forces. During Fall, players take their turns, playing Command cards, resolving their effects and Activating Locations to gain various benefits. In Winter, the last layer of Defense is activated, then, the hordes try to assault the Walls.

During the course of the game, players will create their own unique engines based on their clan strength as well as interact with other players during all phases of the game, trying to get the most Honor points, which can be gained in a lot of different ways.

At the end of the game, the player with the most Honor wins.

This edition contains

  • Core Box - 5906660421368
  • Stretch Goal Box - 5906660421382
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Due to high postage costs we do not ship our board games internationally. Our upgrades do ship internationally to most countries. Check them out below.