Stronghold Games has announced plans to release the civilization-building board game The Golden Ages in North America in October.

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Originally released by Italian publishing company Ergo Ludo Editions for Essen 2014, the game is designed by Luigi Ferrini and illustrated by Alexandre Roche (Rattus, Bruxelles, 1893).  Players advance their civilizations through four historic eras, utilizing various strategies to achieve greatness (worth victory points) through the arts, history, wonders, technology, military, income, and secret future technologies.  In each era, players create fine arts, build wonders and buildings, explore continents, develop technologies, engage in battles and establish new cities.  The player who scores the most victory points by evolving their civilization through history, wins.

The game is for 2-4 players, ages 12 and up, and plays in 60-90 minutes.  MSRP is $59.95.

This release will follow Stronghold’s Survive: Space Attack! debut in September (see "Stronghold's 'Year of Survive'").