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The Rise and Fall of Galactic Empires
The Rise and Fall of Galactic Empires
by Rio Grande Games, (Self-Published), (Web published) (2015)
Player Count
2 to 5

Player Ages

Playing Time
30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Science Fiction
  • Economic
  • Party Game
  • Trains
  • Pirates
  • Print & Play
  • Designers
  • Michael Schacht
  • Esteban Fernandez
  • Adam Blinkinsop
  • Mechanisms
  • Auction/Bidding
  • Simultaneous Action Selection
  • Stock Holding
  • Route/Network Building
  • Press Your Luck
  • Partnerships
  • Deck / Pool Building
  • Artists
  • Marcel-André Casasola Merkle
  • Rating: 7.33/10 from 3 users


    The Rise and Fall of Galactic Empires is a game where the players garden the civilizations through the phases of birth, rise, glory, fall, and death. It's played in turns, and each turn you do one of the following:

    • Explore: push the boundaries of the galaxy and find seeds of civilizations. Mechanically, draw and place a few hexagonal sector tiles and then deal and draft three event cards per player.
    • Conquer: plant a civilization in a sector, in control over anyone who's already there. Mechanically, play a card and place a matching disk on a tile. Cards have special powers that trigger (most often) during this action.
    • Reap: harvest the power of the civilizations you've cultivated, then decide whether they live or die. Mechanically, simultaneously sell a card with the other players. Its value is based on the value of sectors the matching civilization controls. Then do a simultaneous bid to determine how many disks survive the reaping.

    See for current rules, FAQ, cards, and print-and-play instructions.

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