Reviving Kathmandu

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Let's revive the earthquake-hit city of Kathmandu! The second game in the Globetrotter Series, Reviving Kathmandu is a 1-6 player bidding & set-collection family game. Build statues, shrines, stupas and pagodas to earn the most points and become the most respected craftsman in Kathmandu!

Thank you for all 2059 Backers who supported this project on Kickstarter.

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Social impact

Did you know? Our mission is to not only create great games that are genuine, versatile, and fun, but to have a positive social impact: we give back to the countries that inspire our games.

Using our own funds, we donated $1 after each Reviving Kathmandu game sold on Kickstarter to All Hands and Hearts NGO's Nepal Relief program to support the reconstruction works of a primary school. So while players build monuments in the game, they support an actual school rebuild project in Nepal.

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    Board Game Sanctuary

    "Reviving Kathmandu is a game dressed in lovely touches, and is connected by its very deep cultural story. The overlapping auctioning mechanism is really quite innovative."

    -Danny Truong-

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    Tabletop Tolson

    "It's not just a fun game to play, the theme pairs perfectly with the mechanics. My favorite part is that it takes clever planning to maximize your turn."

    - Kimberly Tolson -

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    Tabletopping

    "Reviving Kathmandu is a fantastic game that combines beautiful components with engaging gameplay."

    - Wouter Debisschop -

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How to play

In Reviving Kathmandu, players travel to Nepal as architects to rebuild the earthquake-hit city of Kathmandu. There are 4 types of Monuments in the game: Buddha, Shrine, Stupa and Pagoda. Each type requires a different number of sections, and therefore a different number of cards to complete.

The game is played over 8 rounds. Each round has 3 phases: Bid, Collect, and Build. Bid: players place 1 of their 5 coins face-down on an available bid spot on the playmat. Collect: players reveal their coins and determine who won each card. Build: players use their cards to build monuments, score points for each completed monument, and for paying attention to color.

The architect who achieves the most points will win the game and become the most respected architect in Kathmandu. To learn more, watch the How to play video below.

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