This game is really dumb. A huge waste of money and time.
Imperial settlers takes the best of the 51st state series and streamlines it for the better. The re-theme makes the game go much smoother, and the art is fantastic. My fiance loves the designer's other game, 51th state, but i find it a little too dens... Read More
Each faction has it's own deck of civ buildings. There is a civ deck you will draw from (unique to your civ) and a public deck that you can use. This means you need different strategies to play different civs.
Game has a multiplier for limited resources but it is not as good as a real fleshy pink meeple. This streamlined version keeps the same mechanics at its heart but make the strategy and play more accessible for me.