In the board game Kingdom Builder, players create their own kingdoms by skillfully building settlements that will generate the most gold.


Kingdom Builder Game Board

 


Object of the Game

Goal: Acquire the most gold, based on the unique characteristics of the game.


 

Gameplay varies each game, based on:

 

Selection of Kingdom Builder cards (3 of 10)

 

Kingdom Builder Cards

 

Arrangement of map terrain sectors (4 of 8)

 

Kingdom Builder Map Quadrants

 

Special action abilities (4 of 8) that allow players to strategically place new or existing settlements

 

 

Kingdom Builder Special Action Tiles

 

 

Player moves are dictated by the random selection of a terrain card for each turn (1 of 5)

Kingdom Builder Terrain Cards

 

 

Ways to Earn Gold

Meet conditions for the 3 Kingdom Builder cards
Build next to a castle

 

 

God's Covenant with King David

 

When your days are complete and you lie down with your fathers

I will raise up your descendant after you, who will come forth from you,

and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for My name

and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

 

- 2 Samuel 7: 12-13 

 


Game Features

Basic information for this game is provided here to be used as a guide and may differ from the game box recommendations. These ratings are based on averages from thousands of players in the gaming community.

The Complexity rating is comprised of a combination of attributes related to game-play difficulty and game rule understanding. The scale ranges from 1 to 5, with 1 = easy and 5 = difficult.

 

Players

2 - 4; Best = 4

Time

45 minutes

Age

8+

Complexity

2.08

 

Game Play

Area Control, Route/Network Building; Modular Board

Category

A family strategy game that has different conditions each time you play!

Bible

2 Samuel 7: 13 God will build His kingdom, in His time, according to His perfect will.

Education

Strategic thinking, logic, mathematics.

 


 

Kingdom Builder Overview

Watch a 9:34 review video

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How to Play

Watch a 10:43 Kingdom Builder instructional video

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Tactical Tips

 

Strategy

Here are some basic  Kingdom Builder strategies:

  • Have a plan
  • Diversify your options
  • Acquire the special tiles

Read a complete explanation of the suggested strategy tips regarding Kingdom Builder here.

 

Expansions & Extras

Kingdom Builder has a number of available expansions*:

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