The object of Condottiere is to acquire four connected provinces in renaissance Italy. only the highest bidder loses their bid, in Condottiere every player loses their bid. The Universal Head CONDOTTIERE Rules Summary v (Apr09). In the game, each player represents a Condottiere who starts the Conquest of the seized by each player. The rules. Two sheets explaining the playing cards. Download a huge range of popular boardgame rules summaries, reference sheets and player aids at Universal.

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The cards played by all the players are removed and one proceeds to the next battle. They cannot be used before the next round.

It is important not to forget that if a player is alone to play to put cardhe may add as many cards as he wishes as long as he does not say “I pass”. The statue of Condottiere Colleoni on a horse.


With 2 players, six cities in adjacent regions. A player without cards. If there is no winner and the city belonged to nobody, the player owning the Condottiere before the battle, keeps it. Strategy and conquest in Italy of the Renaissance. The game board is put in the centre of the table.

A new round begins and so on until a player wins. Aim of the game. Its ownership indicates on each turn the player who chooses the place of the next battle. He gives back his cards to the player owning the Condottiere ‘statue, who gathers the 96 cards of the deck and shuffles them. In the game, each player represents a Condottiere who starts the Conquest of the most famous cities of Italy.


After he gives 10 cards to each player plus 2 supplementary cards for each city controlled. They will shape the political map of Italy with intrigues, alliances, battles and sieges. It is always the Condottiere who chooses the city where the next battle will take place.

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Course of a battle. The other players continue without him. Then he shuffles the cards and gives 10 to each player to him rulfs.

A round ends when at the end of a battle, there is only one player to have cards in his hand. At the end of a battle, a player may discard all the cards he still has if he has no more Mercenary cards in his hand. He places the statue of Condottiere in front of him. End of a game.

Battles are solved with the help of cards that players lay down on the table one by one in front of them. Two sheets explaining the playing cards. When a player has no more cards in hand, he stops playing until the end of the round in progress. This special power of the defender of a city enables him to put cards after that all the other players have passed their turn. Each player receives 10 new cards plus 2 supplementary cards for each owned city.

End of a round. If a Winter card is played during the same battle, each Mercenary card from the player having put the Drum card is valued two points. He plays first during a battle, the other players play after in clockwise order. If the city was already in the ownership of a player, he not only keeps the control of the city but he also receives the statue of the Condottiere. The more daring from them founded new dynasties like Francesco Sforza, who seized the Duchy of Milan and Giovanni Medicis who transforms Florence in his kingdom.


After that the winner of each battle will receive it.

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The victory conditions depend on the number of players: He cannot play after that a Surrender card has been put. They show on the map, cities seized by each player. For 2 to 6 players, from 12 years. In the time of Renaissance, Italy was divided in many States, sometimes allied, sometimes opponents. The aim of the game is to seize cities indicated by a red circle on the map and to gather them in order to create the strongest kingdom of Italy.

The player owning the statue of the Condottiere chooses the city where the next battle will take place. Bishop Cards when a player puts this card, the city is saved thanks to the intervention of the Church. The battle is considered has ended and one counts up the forces in presence.