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Cape Horn
Cape Horn


 
Manufacturer(s): Rio Grande Games
List Price: $32.95
Our Price: $32.95
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Designer: Thorsten Gimmler
Year: 1999
Number of Players: 3-5
Time to Play: 45-60 Min.
Ages: 12+

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability:: Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Product Code: RGG126

Description Awards
 
Americans relied on clipper ships to carry goods from the east coast to the west coast until the development of a nationwide rail system.  As this was prior to the building of the Panama Canal, the ships had to take the long route around Cape Horn.  In the middle of the 19th century, race organizers encouraged the best captains to test their skills against each other and the elements with races between New York and San Francisco. In Cape Horn, players use their wits and the wind cards to direct the movement of their ships.  The cards define the wind direction and speed along the route.  Players may place cards to advance their position or to disrupt others.  In the end, the player with the best tactics will win the race and the game.  The others will plan for the next race.
Features
  • Contents:
  • 1 game board
  • 90 wind cards
  • 9 nautical stations
  • 15 station tokens
  • 5 clipper ships
  • 5 log books
  • 5 saling markers
  • 1 rule book

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