The object of Condottiere is to acquire four connected provinces in renaissance Italy. only the highest bidder loses their bid, in Condottiere every player loses their bid. The Universal Head CONDOTTIERE Rules Summary v (Apr09). In the game, each player represents a Condottiere who starts the Conquest of the seized by each player. The rules. Two sheets explaining the playing cards. Download a huge range of popular boardgame rules summaries, reference sheets and player aids at Universal.

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Those pawns will clndottiere used during the game to show the cities conquered. The victory conditions depend on the number of players: They will shape the political map of Italy with intrigues, alliances, battles and sieges.

They cannot be used before the next round.


Drum Cards they reinforce the morale of troops. They show on the map, cities seized by each player. At the end of each battle, all the cards put by players, who won or not the battle, are removed. The more daring from them founded new dynasties like Francesco Sforza, who seized the Duchy of Milan and Giovanni Medicis who transforms Florence in his kingdom. Two sheets explaining the playing cards.

The place of each new battle is chosen by the Condottiere, the player owning the statue of the Condottiere.

This number becomes 5 for a game with 3 players and 6 for 2 players. The strength of your army will certainly not be sufficient: Course of a battle.

Those values may be modified by special card which follow. The other players continue without him. The youngest player is chosen to be the Condottier on the first turn.


This card is not affected by a Winter or Drum card. It is at that time that appear the Condottieri, those mercenary armies chiefs who offer their services to the most powerful cities. A round ends when at the end of a battle, there is only one player to have cards in his hand.

You have to take into account the ambitions of other Condottieri.

To do that points of Mercenary cards are added for each player, in taking into account modifications due to special cards see Card significations.

If the city was already owned by a player, she remains in his ownership whatever the value of his army at the moment when the Bishop card is played. The Condottiere chooses a city, the first battle will take place there. The battle is considered has ended and one counts up the forces in presence.

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In a game with 4, 5 or 6 players, the game ends as soon as at the end of a battle a player controls 4 cities in adjacent regions. The player owning the statue of the Condottiere chooses the city where the next battle will take place. Course of the Game. He may also choose again the city where the last battle took place.

Their value goes from 1 to Heroine Cards this card is valued 10 points and is added to the Mercenary cards to determine the value of an army. The Condottiere chooses the place of the next battle and a new round begins.

The game may start. After all, is he not the winner? A game board representing Italy in the time of Renaissance. For 2 to 6 players, from 12 years.

He plays first during a battle, the other players play after in clockwise order. The box of Condottiere is composed of: The statue of the Condottiere remains in the ownership of the player who got it at the beginning of the battle.


It is important not to forget that if a player is alone to play to put cardhe may add as many cards as he wishes as long as he does not say “I pass”. Surrender Cards when a player puts this card, he immediately stops the battle because the city surrenders. Translation 31 December Soubeyra sept.

A player without cards. It is never possible to exchange a Scarecrow card against an Heroine card or an other special card. Even the Condottiere may choose to pass at the beginning of the battle.

The cards played by all the players are removed and one proceeds to the next battle. After that the winner of each battle will receive it. Battles are solved with the help of cards that players lay down on the table one by one in front of them.

Aim of the game. With 3 players, five cities in adjacent regions. His army will value 42 points if he plays a Drum card. The effects of this card cohdottiere only applied to the Mercenary cards of the player who put it.

Each player receives 10 new cards plus 2 supplementary cards for each owned city. A new round begins and so on until a player wins. Bishop Cards when a player puts this card, the city is saved thanks to the intervention of the Church.

When a player has no more cards in hand, he stops playing until the end of the round in progress. End of a round. The statue of Condottiere Colleoni on a horse.