MAGE Company proudly announces that Res Publica: 2230AD will be published in France and Spain by Edge Entetainment in Q3. In Res Publica: 2230AD, the players travel to the future, when races migrate through space searching for new areas in which to settle. Intensive trading brings together strong Races, encourages new settlements and promotes the development of civilization.
Each turn is divided in three different phases: Trade, Display and Draw cards. Each player at his turn can make a trade offer and each player in turn responds in kind. Using the cards through trading and drawing players work to acquire five identical race cards in order to build a Space Station (which increases the number of cards you can draw each turn) or five identical technology cards in order to build a City (which gives Victory Points). A variant play has been created in this game where each player, owns a planet divided in four different missions. If a mission is accomplished, more Victory Points are added to the sum and if a player completes all missions game ends.
Aside the set collection and trading mechanisms, you will discover some extra cards in the game. New buildings with different abilities that either allow you to build a City displaying four technology cards, or give you extra Victory Points. At the end of the game, players total the points collected and the highest score wins.
Edge Entertainment is a publisher dedicated to the games world that was founded in 1999. Edge Entertainment started an intense activity at this time, which first bore fruit with the publication of an innovative science-fiction role-playing game which is accompanied by its own miniatures game. Many other role-playing games followed quickly.
Years after that, Edge Entertainment’s catalog was notably expanded with the offer of Citadels, a game that introduced the format of non-collectable card games to the specialized market in Spain and has turned into not only a best-seller but a true classic.