by: Cyril Demaegd
Players: 3 - 5
Age: 10 +
MSRP: not listed
Stock Number: 353
This is an expansion for Ys.
To be able to play this version you must use the blue brokers included in this expansion. The 4-player rules are all still valid, but :
Take one ‘1’ broker and one ‘3’ broker away from your starting pool of eleven brokers (put them back into the box).
To fill the market, use the four gems of the ‘Ship’ card which has been drawn (counting the big gem twice). Those four gems are placed randomly on lines 0, 1, 2 and 3 of the market. During the broker placing phase, players will consequently be able to place brokers on line 0 (which will grant one victory point, like the other lines).
The bet for the turn order is settled as usual, but do not forget to add Order Card ‘5’.
In the broker placing phase, players only play three turns instead of four (in other words, they place six brokers – three of them faceup, three of them facedown – instead of eight).
At the end of the game, when basic gems are counted, a player who ends up in fifth position for a specific color scores no points for this color. Likewise, if two player