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Biblios Dice Game
Product code: AC2589
As a medieval monk, you are charged with increasing the prestige of the
abbey's collection of historical and sacred texts. By acquiring the
resources for manuscript illustration and reproduction, your abbey
produces and sells its valuable works, thereby bringing in finances
necessary for maintaining a fine abbey. Will you succeed in making your
abbey the most prestigious of all?
Biblios Dice is a revision of Scripts and Scribes: The Dice Game,
which is itself a dice version of Biblios (originally called Scripts and
The object is to acquire gold and to collect resources – scrolls,
manuscripts, pigments, quills, ink – to exchange for gold. The follows
the same basic theme as Biblios, but with interesting changes due to the
use of dice. As in Scripts and Scribes, players compete in five
different categories and the values of the categories change during the
game. In addition, depending upon the dice roll, there may be many or
few auctions during the game in which players auction their resources
for gold or auction gold for resources.
Biblios Dice differs from its earlier version Scripts and Scribes: The
Dice Game in a few important ways. Regarding the production and
components, Biblios Dice has much nicer artwork, the game board has been
divided into separate boards, and the resource dice are etched.
Regarding the rules, Biblios Dice has a few important changes. The goal
of the game is now to collect the most VPs, rather than gold. There is
only one type of auction in this game and the first and second place
winners of the auction get dice (not winner take all). The auctions also
do not happen as randomly, but can be predicted based upon the progress
of the mule on the market board.
Eclectic Games, Reading - Thu Jan 17 19:51:34 GMT 2019 [web4]