The Magnates: A Game of Power is a strategic board game for 2-5 players which is fast and full of historical atmosphere and rich interactions. It takes you into the world of aristocratic intrigues and struggles for power which tore the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from its heyday during the Union of Lublin, until the Targowica Confederation and the fall of the Polish-Lithuanian state.Rulebook
Players take on the roles of magnates who seek to develop their own family's power in a moment favorable to fortune: the prime of the Union of Poland and Lithuania. The most eminent families fight for prestige and landed estates: the Lubomirski, the Potocki, the Radziwill, the Sapieha and the Zamoyski.
119 cards (65 Family cards, 4 Senator cards, 25 Privilege cards, 25 Conflict cards)
192 cardboard markers (175 Estates, 12 King markers, 5 Advantage/Dominance markers)
17 wooden pawns (5 Magnates, 5 Silent Sej, 1 Black Cloud, 1 Fortress, 1 Monastery, 1 Palace, 3 Partition)
Zip bags and component tray