New York 1901

Designer Chenier La Salle

Artwork: Vincent Dutrait

2-4 player

30-60 minutes

Age 8+

Tile Placement Game, Family Game

  • Theme:  Players are builders constructing, demolishing, and rebuilding skyscrapers on the famous streets of New York City.
  • Complexity of Rules:  Low
  • Setup Time:  Low
  • Scalability:  High - Plays well with 2-3 players
  • Replay Value: Medium - Randomly selected end game bonus goals can vary player strategies.
  • Direct Conflict: None
  • Game Mechanics:  This is a tile placement game with area control end game scoring.   Players control plots of land by drawing cards or demolishing buildings they have already built.  Skyscrapers of various shaped tiles are built on controlled land, scoring points.
  • Turn Summery: Do 1 of these 2 things:
    1. Acquire Land and/or Build
      • Choose 1 lot card from the open market and place 1 worker on an empty lot of land of the corresponding size and color.
      • Build (optional) place 1 skyscraper tile on previously acquired lots of land and score it's points.
    2. Demolish and Rebuild - Demolish 1 or more adjacent buildings and build 1 new building of a more advanced age in the freed space and score it's points.
  • End Game:  Game ends when a player has only 4 skyscrapers remaining or there are no more cards left to replenish the market.
  • Victory:  The player with the most points acquired from built skyscrapers and end game bonus points from the streets of New York and bonus challenge cards.



Publisher: Blue Orange Games

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